Selena's Hollywood Walk of Fame star to be unveiled in November

Selena Quintanilla

Tejano Music Icon Selena Quintanilla Perez will get her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Mayor Eric Garcetti and actress Eva Longoria are expected to speak at the unveiling, joined by Selena's family.

The star will be located at 1750 North Vine Street in front of the historic Capital Records Building. Selena will receive star number 2,622 in a posthumous tribute that will be held on November 3. Despite only living 23 years, Selena Quintanilla's aspirations of becoming a superstar have continued to prosper more than two decades after her death.

For the friends and family of the late Queen of Tejano music, "The wait is over!" 17, 1989. Her final album, the crossover recording Dreaming of You, was released posthumously on July 18, 1995, and ultimately became her first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart. Her celebrity seems to have transcended time, because she's continued to grow into an iconic symbol of pop culture both inside and outside of the Latinx community.

Selena has sold more than 65 million records worldwide and her birthday, April 16, is celebrated as "Selena Day" in Texas. Hollywood Chamber of Commerce president Edward James Olmos said, "Selena deserves the star. We are grateful Selena's life has been an inspiration to so many and we hope it will continue to encourage people to follow their dreams", Selena's sister, Suzette Quinantilla, told ET.

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