Selena Will Win the Grammy’s Lifetime Achievement Award Sunday
We can all agree that Selena was taken from us way too soon in life. It's been over 25 years but her legacy is still remembered & this Sunday, the Grammys will cement her legacy PERMANENTLY.
The 63rd Annual Grammy Awards was originally supposed to air January 31st, but was pushed back to air on CBS March 14th at 6pm MST. They will be honoring Selena this Sunday with the Recording Academy's Lifetime Achievement Award, making her the first Texas woman to receive the award.
When asked by People Magazine, Selena's father, Abraham Quintanilla, as you would imagine, was extremely proud of her daughter; "I was very happy to open the box up and see this important award honoring my daughter's work. Truly honored by this...Selena would have been very excited for this honor, just like she was when she won her Grammy back in 1994...This award represents all the hard work and more importantly, represents our Latin culture".
I was only a year old when Selena won the Grammy for Best Mexican-American Album back in 1994 & even though her acceptance speech was VERY short, it was still an important part in music history.
It's sad that we'll never know what else Selena would've done with her career but with her life & career FOREVER being cemented by the Grammys, it makes me wonder who's the next artist from Texas, or maybe from El Paso, can receive such an amazing award.