Belfast Telegraph

Sunday 21 December 2014

Selena Gomez stuns on tribute record

Selena Gomez
Selena Gomez

Selena Gomez did an "amazing" job when recording for a tribute album to Latin American star Selena.

The 19-year-old singer is one of the stars who recorded a song on Enamorada De Ti - a new album in honour of the late singer-songwriter.

Selena's brother A.B. Quintanilla says the Disney star gave a fantastic vocal performance on the record.

"She did an amazing job," he told E! of Gomez at the Billboard Latin Music Awards in Miami.

"I had the opportunity to talk to her, we did some awards together and I had never met her before in person. And I took the opportunity to go say hello to her. And I want to thank her for coming onto the album."

A.B. has a great respect for Gomez. The 48-year-old singer-songwriter appreciates the star's loyal fanbase boosting his late sister's profile.

"She was named after my sister," he added. "That's pretty awesome. Selena with Selena. We want to thank all the Selena Gomez fans that have actually, they've been really, really at it just spreading the word. Hard core fans."

A.B. also had a proposition for Gomez.

"Selena, this message is to you. I didn't get to work with you but I'm going to work with you on your Spanish album. You better call me!" he exclaimed.

Selena achieved great success before she was murdered in 1995. She was named the top Latin artist of the '90s and best-selling Latin artist of the decade by Billboard.

© Cover Media

COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting? customercare@belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Nightlife Galleries

More

Latest Entertainment News

Latest Music News

Latest Film & TV News

Latest Eating Out News

Horoscopes

Your Horoscopes by Russell Grant

Sagittarius:

Developing an ingenious solution to a stubborn problem earns respect. Don't be surprised when a prominent executive offers you a job. This position will pay extremely well. Use your extra earnings to finance a hobby. Playing a competitive sport brings out your playful side. Someone who is enchanted by your high spirits will ask for a date. It feels great to be appreciated. Let your admirer plan an outing. You'll enjoy following their lead. Do you have a partner? Plan a romantic holiday together.More