For the fans of late singer Selena Quintanilla, she will always be a legend. Even 22 years after her death, Selena continues to remain in the hearts of her her followers across the world. And now, Google has given a special tribute to the ‘Queen of Tejano music’ with a Google Doodle. Selena’s doodle is also special as this day celebrates the release of her first official album ‘Selena’ on October 17, 1989.
As per Forbes report, Selena’s sister Suzette Quintanilla was thrilled over her Google doodle. “What a great way to celebrate an icon. I think it will bring great joy to all her fans who follow her and look up to her as a role model. Selena would be so excited. It’s such an honor”, said Suzette. Selena was one of the famous Mexican-American celebrities of the 80s and 90s. She was named as the top Latin artist of the 90s by the Billboard magazine, reports NDTV.
The idea of the Selena doodle was submitted two years ago. Perla Campos, Global Marketing Lead for Google Doodles, said that Selena has been her role model. “This is someone I looked up to my entire my life and I wanted to create something special”, Perla was quoted by Forbes. Perla added that Selena was not only a top-notch performer but also a trendsetter for her outfits, reported Forbes. Selena was also called “Tejano Madonna” for her fashion choices.