Jennifer Lopez, who portrayed Selena in the 1995 biopic about the late singer, won two awards at the 2017 Billboard Latin Music Awards on Thursday, April 27, 2017.
Over 20 years after her death, Selena is still winning awards as the late Latin music icon won Top Latin Albums Artist of the Year, Female for the second straight year at the 2017 Billboard Latin Music Awards.
The annual awards show that highlights the the top selling and streaming Latin hits and albums of the year took place in Miami, Florida on Thursday night (April 27).
Selena’s brother A.B. Quintanilla took to social media to thank fans for always supporting Selena.
“I thought I’d take a little of my time and thank you guys personally for all the love, all the support, just letting her be a part of your life and letting us be a part of your life, we really appreciate it,” A.B. said in the video posted on his Facebook page.
Jennifer Lopez, who portrayed Selena in the 1995 biopic, won two awards including Premio de la Estrella Award (Telemundo’s Star Award) and Best Social Media. Lopez also performed her new Spanish-language single “Miraté” from her upcoming album, scheduled for release later this year.
The late Juan Gabriel, who passed away unexpectedly last year, won the coveted artist of the year award as well as top Latin albums artist of the year, male and Latin pop albums artist of the year, solo. Juan Gabriel’s album Los Dúo 2 won top Latin album of the year as the top-selling release and Latin pop album of the year.
Check out the full list of winners and recap of the 2017 Billboard Latin Music Awards at Billboard.com.
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