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Selena Quintanilla Pérez (Spanish pronunciation: [seˈlena kintaˈniʝa ˈpeɾes]; April 16, 1971 – March 31, 1995), known mononymously as Selena, was an American singer and fashion designer. Called the "Queen of Tejano music", her contributions to music and fashion made her one of the most celebrated Mexican-American entertainers of the late 20th century. In 2020, Billboard magazine put her in third place on their list of "Greatest Latino Artists of All Time", based on both Latin albums and Latin songs chart. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Selena has received more than 26,624,801 page views. Her biography is available in 118 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 116 in 2019). Selena is the 372nd most popular singer (down from 284th in 2019), the 2,325th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,866th in 2019) and the 117th most popular Singer.

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  • 118

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  • 2.69

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  • 8.16

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Selena ranks 372 out of 3,528Before her are Giuditta Pasta, Šaban Šaulić, Selena Gomez, Thalía, LP, and Senesino. After her are Dino Merlin, Alpha Blondy, Malcolm McLaren, Katy Perry, Harry Nilsson, and Karen Carpenter.

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Among people born in 1971, Selena ranks 37Before her are Hakan Şükür, Denise Richards, Jeff Kinney, Jacques Villeneuve, Claire Forlani, and Thalía. After her are Paul Bettany, Martin Freeman, Sofia Coppola, Elif Shafak, Shannen Doherty, and Pedro Alonso. Among people deceased in 1995, Selena ranks 79Before her are Mehdi Bazargan, Alfred Eisenstaedt, Chen Yun, Georges J. F. Köhler, Eileen Chang, and Krešimir Ćosić. After her are Princess Caroline-Mathilde of Denmark, Mia Martini, Sicco Mansholt, Pancho Gonzales, James Herriot, and Abdul Ali Mazari.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Selena ranks 2,325 out of 18,182Before her are James L. Brooks (1940), Richard S. Hamilton (1943), Dean Acheson (1893), David Lane (1938), Edward Weston (1886), and Maurice White (1941). After her are Donald E. Westlake (1933), Clyde Tolson (1900), Charlie Munger (1924), Michael W. Young (1949), Wade Williams (1961), and Sela Ward (1956).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Selena ranks 117Before her are Anastacia (1968), Chris Brown (1989), Joe Lynn Turner (1951), Kanye West (1977), Selena Gomez (1992), and LP (1981). After her are Katy Perry (1984), Harry Nilsson (1941), Karen Carpenter (1950), Randy Newman (1943), Tracy Chapman (1964), and Frankie Valli (1934).

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