Hollywood Walk Of Fame: Selena Quintanilla To Receive Star Posthumously In 2017

Selena Quintanilla fans rejoice as it has been announced that the late Mexican-American songstress is part of Hollywood's Walk of Fame Class of 2017! ***Dances to "Bidi Bidi Bom Bom"***

The Queen of Tejano singer, whose 21st death anniversary was on March 31st, is one of the 34 celebrities to receive her very own star on the renowned strip. She will be honored in 2017, posthumously. 

The amazing news was announced Tuesday by the Walk of Fame Selection Committee of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, revealing the new stars in categories such as motion pictures, television, recording, theater and radio. 

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"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,” stated Television Producer and Walk of Famer Vin Di Bona.

“As a Walk of Famer myself, I know these honorees will look back at the day of their ceremony and remember it with fond memories shared with family and friends, and of course, the fans. We look forward to their big day as the Walk of Fame Class of 2017 become part of Hollywood history on this famous Walk,” he added.

Selena Selena Quintanilla will receive a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame next year. Find out who else is part of the Class of 2017! Facebook/@SelenaLaLeyenda

Below are all the personalities scheduled to receive their very own star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame in 2017. Congrats to the honorees, especially our Latino stars!

MOTION PICTURES:

  • Amy Adams
  • Jason Bateman
  • Goldie Hawn
  • Dwayne Johnson
  • Chris Pratt
  • Brett Ratner
  • Ryan Reynolds
  • George A. Romero
  • Mark Ruffalo
  • Rita Wilson

TELEVISION:

  • Tyra Banks
  • Andre Braugher
  • Ken Corday
  • Lee Daniels
  • Hugh Laurie
  • Eva Longoria
  • Wolfgang Puck
  • Keri Russell
  • Haim Saban
  • George Segal
  • Sarah Silverman
  • Jeffrey Tambor

RECORDING:

  • Clarence Avant
  • Jerry Goldsmith (posthumous)
  • Hall & Oates
  • Ice Cube 
  • John Legend
  • *NSYNC
  • New Edition
  • Selena Quintanilla (posthumous)

RADIO:  

  • Elvis Duran

LIVE THEATRE/LIVE PERFORMANCE:  

  • Criss Angel
  • Jeff Dunham
  • Gustavo Dudamel

#Selena #SelenaQuintanilla Video announcing the Class of 2017 for the #HollywoodWalkOfFame in the recording category. #SelenaHollywoodStar LoveSelena.com

Posted by LoveSelena.com on Tuesday, June 28, 2016

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Jessica Lucia Roiz

Jessica L. Roiz is a Miami-based bilingual journalist of Nicaraguan descent. In addition to Latin Times, she's published in VOXXI, The Miami Herald, Huffington Post, La Opinion, El Nuevo Herald, The Latin Kitchen and more. With over 10-years experience in digital media, she's nothing but passionate and creative with her work. When she's not writing or editing videos, she can be found listening to rock en Español, dancing bachata, reading Paulo Coelho, missing Selena Quintanilla or relaxing in Nicaragua. She's also the founder of ALoNica con la Roiz and PulsoPOP