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10 Selena cover songs you need to listen now

Milagros Gomez
Written by Milagros Gomez

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While it’s been 23 years since the passing of Tejano superstar Selena Quintanilla — the same age she was when she was killed at gun-wound by the president of her fan club on a March 31st — artists continue to keep her memory alive through covering her most famous hits.

Selena is the epitome of the American Dream to many in Latin America. A young Mexican-American woman who dreamed of people singing along to her songs, never would she had imagined to break into the male-dominated industry that was the Tejano music industry in the 1980’s.

Over the years, Selena’s legacy has prevailed with consistent relevance known to all ages through her music, charisma, fashion trends that she left behind.

Not only has “La Reyna del Tex-Mex” served as an inspiration for music artists like Whitney Houston and Beyonce, but she has also implanted an influence in the music career of many Latino artists like Selena Gomez, Gloria Estefan and Jennifer Lopez who can be seen embracing her music.

Scroll through the videos below to check out some of the most famous Selena cover songs and let us know which one is your favorite.

Can’t get enough of Selena? Casa del Mar will be having an event Selena Night honoring the queen of Tejano music singer on Friday March 30 from 10 pm to 2 am at 3660 Stony Point Rd. in Santa Rosa.

Si Una Vez (If I Once) | Play-N-Skillz ft. Wisin, Frankie J, Leslie Grace

Bidi Bidi Bom Bom/Amor Prohibido | Jennifer Lopez

Buenos Amigos | Pablo Montero y Mariana Seoane

Baila Esta Cumbia | Kumbia Kings

Como La Flor | Jackie Cruz

Amor Prohibido | Samo

I Could Fall in Love | Gloria Estefan

Bidi Bidi Bom Bom | Selena Gomez

Techno Cumbia | Banda El Recodo

I Could Fall in Love | Adrienne Bailon

Noticias y eventos desde la región vinícola del norte de California para la comunidad latina.

Posted by La Prensa Sonoma on Wednesday, February 7, 2018

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