It’s been 25 years since Selena Quintanilla died, but the presence of the late singer is probably greater than ever. With her life and career highlighted by a new Netflix film, fans are still fascinated by her talent. In the form of a Lifetime Achievement Award, her career will be celebrated at the forthcoming Grammy Awards. Selena’s family couldn’t have been prouder, even though they wanted her to see it alive.
At the 2021 award ceremony, the Grammys will recognize Selena Quintanilla with a Lifetime Achievement Award
Selena is one of six acts who will be honoured at the 2021 Grammy Awards with a Lifetime Achievement Award.
The award honors artists who have made “outstanding contributions of artistic significance to the field of recording.”
Selena’s official Twitter account posted a quotation from the late singer in recognition of the award. “The goal is not to live forever, but to create something that will,”The goal is not to live forever, but to create something that will
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The Grammy won’t be the first for Selena. In 1994, in the Best Mexican-American Album category, she was the first Tejano singer to win.
Selena thanked her family during her acceptance speech. Her brother and sister helped compose, produce and even played instruments on the record. Abraham, Selena’s dad, worked as her boss.
After her first Grammy win in 1995, Selena was nominated for her fourth studio album, Amor Prohibido.
She was happy to be held in such high regard even though she did not receive the award. At the time, she told a writer, “Just to be around these artists who are considered heavyweights is an honor.”
The family of Selena Quintanilla calls her lifetime Grammy achievement award ‘bittersweet’
The family of Quintanilla are thrilled to receive the title of Selena.
Via her songs, the legacy of the Queen of Tejano music lives on. Although her family is sad that Selena is not physically present anymore, they are thankful for keeping her name alive.
Selena’s brother, A.B., in a recent interview with TMZ He says he hopes on her behalf that the whole family will recognize the award.
“It would be great to see the whole family, because people see in the [Netflix] series that this was a family effort,” he says. Nevertheless, more than likely, Selena’s sister Suzette would join A.B. In accepting the prize.
A.B. A.B. She says it’s not safe for her parents to fly, as many areas of the world still have coronavirus cases. However, if the ceremony is practically performed, A.B. He insists the whole clan of Quintanilla will be present.
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A.B. A.B. Selena is very happy to continue to shine, but she wishes to be here to witness the awards.
It’s kind of bittersweet because she breaks these records and does great things, but she’s not here, sadly,”It’s kind of bittersweet because she’s breaking these records and doing wonderful things, but unfortunately she’s not here,” “It’s weird how people in their mindset, and even with me sometimes, it feels like she’s here…I’m just happy to have been a part of it and that people are still enjoying the beautiful art that she’s done, because those pieces that Selena did are the van Goghs in the music world.”
The sixty-third annual Grammy Awards will air on CBS on Sunday, Jan. 31.
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