Selena Quintanilla-Pérez (April 16, 1971 – March 31, 1995), known simply as Selena, was an American singer-songwriter. She was named the "top Latin artist of the '90s" and "Best selling Latin artist of the decade" by Billboard for her fourteen top-ten singles in the Top Latin Songs chart.
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Selena Quintanilla-Pérez, Grammy winner in the best Mexican-American album category for "Selena Live." She was a Grammy nominee for the song "Amor Prohibido" (Forbidden Love). The album by the same name was No. 3 on Billboard's Latin chart & She had recently signed a deal to record an English-language album to broaden her appeal. Her life was cut short when she was tragically killed March 1995.