We're reminded of her icon status and legacy through her biopic, starring Jennifer Lopez. 1
Starring Jennifer Lopez as Selena herself, this biopic continues to be watched across the globe. With the 20th anniversary of the premiere of the movie just a few weeks ago, this movie is in our minds more than ever. It's a great representation of her story and reminds us of her impact every time it comes up on our Netflix queue.
Selena Quintanilla lives on through Chris Perez's book 'To Selena, With Love.' 2
Selena's widower, Chris Perez, whose 25th wedding anniversary would have been on April 2nd, wrote a beautiful tribute to his love: "On the plane ride back from Acapulco we were sitting next to each other and we hit some turbulence and the next thing I know she was holding my hand and that was the beginning of everything."
We have a life-like reminder of Selena Quintanilla through her Madame Tussauds wax figure. 3
Wax figure museum Madame Tussauds, which are located all over the world, is known for keeping tribute to stars and famous people throughout the course of history. When they created a wax figure of Selena, it was a huge honor. And now fans can forever visit the tribute at the Hollywood location.
Fans proved just how much they love and continue to be inspired by Selena Quintanilla when the star's makeup collection at MAC Cosmetics launched. 5
Last year, MAC Cosmetics got into the Selena business by launching a makeup line inspired by the Tejano star's beauty. To everyone's surprise, the line sold out in stores AND online within 24 hours, prompting the company to relaunch a few months later, only to face the same results. After all, who doesn't love the Como La Flor lipstick?
Selena Quintanilla lives on through new CD and musical tribute, 'Enamorada De Ti.' 6
In a moving tribute to her music, the Quintanilla family helped put together the new CD Enamorada De Ti, which features combining the voices of current stars along with Selena's beautiful vocals. From the Selena Quintanilla and Selena Gomez combo for "Bidi Bidi Bom Bom" to the Don Omar combo for "Fotos y Recuerdos," it's hard not to listen to this one on repeat.
Younger generations can't help but be inspired by the Tejano star. 7
Like the 6-year-old girl who asked her parents to throw her a Selena-themed birthday party. Yup, the internet swooned. But she's not the only one. Countless of fans have discovered her music since the star's passing 22 years ago, and she continues to inspire those young and old. It's no wonder that she's still gaining fans even after her tragic end.
Selena Quintanilla lives on through her devoted Facebook page. 8
Not only are there countless Twitter, Instagram and Facebook fan accounts that honor Selena Quintanilla, but there is also an official Facebook page that features photos, news and more about the star. It's a daily reminder of how much love we all still share for her, and certainly the best place to find out the latest way to honor the Tejano superstar.
We honor her legacy by using #SelenaForever. 9
Just as with new fans that have discovered the star postmortem, there are also thousands of fans (those of us who grew up with Selena and knew of her way-back-when) who still love the star and post loving tributes about her with the hashtag #SelenaForever. There's no end in sight to this one, and fans continue to show their devotion to Selena through social media (which, obviously, didn't exist before her death).