Celebrating Selena

The Queen of Tejano.

Dave Einsel/Houston Chronicle via AP

Selena Quintanilla was a Texas icon—a beloved, Grammy-winning artist who touched millions in life and continues to inspire people around the world 25 years after her untimely death.

Selena
Dreaming of Her

Jan 20, 2013 By Pamela Colloff

On March 31, 1995, South Texas came to a standstill as the shocking news spread that the hugely popular Tejano singer Selena Quintanilla Perez had been shot and killed in Corpus Christi. Fifteen years later, the people who knew Selena best recall the life and devastating death of a star who touched us all.

The Queen Is Dead

Jan 20, 2013 By Joe Nick Patoski

When Selena Quintanilla Perez was killed on March 31, Texas mourned—and around the world, the veneration began.

Celebrating Selena and Her Legacy Over the Years