Selena Gomez rose to fame after starring in several Disney Channel television series such as “Barney & Friends” in 2002, “Wizards of Waverly Place” in 2007, and “Another Cinderella Story” in 2008. The young celebrity also starred in several films such as “Ramona and Beezus” in 2010, “Monte Carlo” in 2011, “Spring Breakers” in 2012, “Getaway” in 2013, “Fundamentals of Caring” in 2016, and “The Dead Don’t Die” in 2019. Selena is the executive producer of Netflix drama series “13 Reasons Why” as well as documentary series “Living Undocumented”.
Her career in music started with her former band called “Selena Gomez & the Scene” which reaped gold certified top ten albums from 2009 to 2011 in the US Billboard charts 200. The young performer blossomed into a solo artist in 2012 as she debuted her first album “Star Dance”, which included the song “Come and Get it” in 2013. The song and album became her first entry to the US Billboard Hot 100 and 200, respectively. As years came by, Selena Gomez made her name in the international music scene for her numerous hit songs such as “Good For You” with popular performer ASAP Rocky, “Same Old Love”, “Hands to Myself”, “We Don’t Talk Anymore”, “It Ain’t Me”, “Wolves”, “Taki Taki”, and “Lose You to Love Me”.
Due to her widespread popularity and amazing talent, Selena Gomez amassed numerous awards throughout her career including Billboard Woman of the Year in 2017. Though she was diagnosed with lupus in 2012, Selena Gomez was unstoppable as she is also a successful entrepreneur with her own clothing, handbag, and fragrance line. At the early age of seventeen, she became a UNICEF ambassador as she is also a charity advocate.
Today, twenty seven year old Selena releases her newest album with excitement as she posted her official announcement on Instagram, “You can now preorder my new album, out January 10, 2020. This album is my diary from the past few years and I can’t wait for you to hear it. Title, art and track list coming soon.” ❤ The post garnered 6.1 million likes and 36,100 comments on Instagram alone. In an interview with Jimmy Fallon in his famous talk show, Selena shared, “It took me four years now to even feel at a good place with this album, and it’s just because I had such huge moments that happened in my life personally that [it was like] how was I going to capture that and how was I actually going to feel good about what I was saying? So, I kept going, and I’m relieved now.”