Before her unexpected death 26 years ago, Selena Quintanilla’s career was just beginning to grow internationally, and her music clips started to conquer (at that time) major music video channels.
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, we gathered the clips that we all love and remember the Queen of Tejano, as she was called, because she single-handedly revolutionized the genre, fusing her Mexican roots with bold new sounds. With her brother A.B. Quintanilla, who produced her biggest hits, and her band Los Dinos, they made music on their own terms, adding a hint of pop and rock to the classic cumbia, mariachi, rancheras, and tejano rhythms.
Born and raised in Texas, she managed to keep it classy and real. With her bedazzled bustiers and high-waisted pants, she was sexy but approachable. From "Carcacha" to "Bidi Bidi Bom Bom," here's Selena's video evolution