Almost 20 years after her death latin super star, Selena Quintanilla will receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Selena was the first Tejano artist to win a Grammy, and is seen as a pioneer for Latin artists crossing over into the mainstream. To this day Selena is continues to inspire young Latinas all over the world.
Selena was murdered at the age of 23 in 1995 by the president of her fan club.
Along with Selena, the Venezuelan conductor of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Gustavo Dudamel, will also be honored with a star.
The 2017 Hollywood Walk of Fame honorees were announced June 27 by television producer Vin di Bona, the Walk of Fame Selection Committee Chair, in front of Hollywood’s Fonda Theatre.
"The Walk of Fame Selection Committee is thrilled to announce our newest honorees to the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The Committee looked carefully at each nominee and we feel that we have selected a great group of talent that will appeal to the tastes of many fans around the world," Vin Di Bona said at the live stream.
You can get more information on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Class of 2017 by visiting the Hollywood Walk of Fame website.