Selena Quintanilla: Remembering The Queen Of Tejano Music On Her Birthday

04/15/2012 08:01 am ET | Updated Aug 14, 2012
  • Lee Hernandez Editorial Director & Co-President at EXCLUSIVLee.com

If Yolanda Saldívar, the president of Selena Quintanilla’s fan club hadn’t pulled the trigger on her .38 caliber handgun in a senseless act of violence on the morning of March 31, 1995 (two weeks shy of Selena's birthday), the Mexican-American singer would be celebrating her 41st birthday on Monday, April 16.

In honor of the Queen of Tejano music's birthday, we're taking a look at five ways the singer lives on in the music industry, through her loved ones, in the Latino community, and in all of our hearts.

The great interest in Selena, even afer more than 17 years since passing away, proves that while Selena is gone, she will never be forgotten.

CHECK OUT HOW SELENA QUINTANILLA CONTINUES TO BE REMEMBERED:

Selena Quintanilla

Related on HuffPost:

CONVERSATIONS