Selena Quintanilla’s family is honoring the singer on the 26th anniversary of her death. Known as the “Queen of the Texan”, Selena died on March 31, 1995. She rose to fame in the 1990s as one of the first major female stars of the male-dominated genre.
Selena’s sister, Suzette Quintanilla, and her brother, AB Quintanilla, shared tributes to their late sister on Instagram Tuesday night, marking the occasion with old photos and memories of the singer.
“I love you and I miss you … (I love you and I miss you),” Suzette wrote next to a photo of a white rose. She also used her Instagram story to post her favorite photo of herself and her sister.
“My favorite picture of us. I miss this so much !!!” Suzette captioned the flashback.
AB shared an edited image of his sister and noted how much he missed her.
“Miss, sister …”, he wrote next to the photo.
Selena’s official fan page, Remembering Selena, made a full video of her 1993 concert, held in her hometown of Corpus Christi, Texas, available for 24 hours.
“Remembering Selena’s life, her music and her legacy, we embark on a journey back to the electrifying live performance of Selena and Los Dinos held in her hometown of Corpus Christi on February 7, 1993 at the Memorial Coliseum,” it read. the fan page about the video.
Christian Serratos, the star of Selena: the series On Netflix, she also shared a behind-the-scenes photo of herself dressed as the “Texan Queen” on her Instagram story.
Seidy Lopez, who plays Selena’s mother, Marcella Quintanilla, on the Netflix series and as Selena’s friend Deborah in the 1997 film of the same name, also posted a photo of a rose in tribute to the late singer.
“It’s hard to forget someone who gave you so much to remember,” Seidy wrote next to the photo of the purple flower.
Earlier this month, Selena was honored with a posthumous Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2021 GRAMMY.
ET spoke with Suzette before the awards show, where she expressed how happy the late singer would be to receive the honor.
“I think I’d be over the moon. I think I’d be really excited about that. I think I’d probably have his social media identifiers and I’d probably be posting tons of photos with him I’m sure,” Suzette expressed. “I go back to the other part of Selena, that she is a role model. And I think that sheds a great light on that. That with hard work and dedication and with your family behind you and everything, that you can do it. A lot. . [It] It doesn’t matter where you come from as long as you have that drive and that passion and can be successful. “
Selena won her first GRAMMY for Best Mexican-American Album for Selena Live! at the 36th GRAMMY Awards in 1994, marking the first time a Texan artist won the category.