Siempre Selena

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Siempre Selena
Greatest hits album by
ReleasedNovember 5, 1996 (US)
GenreTejano, Latin Pop
ProducerA.B. Quintanilla II
Selena chronology
Exitos Y Recuerdos
Siempre Selena
Selena: The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Singles from Siempre Selena
  1. "Siempre Hace Frio"
    Released: January 27, 1996
  2. "No Quiero Saber"
    Released: February 20, 1996
  3. "Costumbres"
    Released: March 9, 1996

Siempre Selena (English: Always Selena) is a compilation album by Mexican-American Tejano pop singer, Selena. The album was specially designed, featuring various drawings of Selena in stage costumes, on the front and back cover, attached to a special type of CD case. The album was geared towards Selena fans, both old and new. The album included unreleased English and Spanish tracks, as well as remixes, of both old and recent songs.

The album was featured at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia.

Track listing[change | change source]

  1. "Siempre Hace Frio" (Cuco Sanchez)
  2. "Only Love" (Mark Spiro, Robbie Buchanan)
  3. "Soy Amiga" (Ricky Vela)
  4. "Como Quisera" (A.B. Quintanilla III, Ricky Vela)
  5. "A Million to One" (Phil Medley)
  6. "Costumbres" (Juan Gabriel)
  7. "Cien Años" (Alberto Cervantes, Ruben Fuentes)
  8. "Tú Robaste Mi Corazón" (duet with Pete Astudillo) (Abraham Quintanilla III, Ricky Vela)
  9. "Ya No" (Abraham Quintanilla III, Ricky Vela)
  10. "No Quiero Saber" (Abraham Quintanilla III, Pete Astudillo)

Sales and certifications[change | change source]

Notes^ Note that RIAA has launched its Oro y De Platino certification scheme for those albums the 50% of the content of which are in Spanish, initially, the award-levels for Oro y De Platino were: Gold=100,000 and Platinum=200,000.[1] In February 2008, RIAA reduced the certification-award-levels for Oro y De Platino to Gold=50,000 and Platinum=100,000.[2]

Country Certification sales
USA 2x Platinum (Certification type: Latin)[3] 400,000+

Succession[change | change source]

Preceded by
Macarena Non Stop by Los del Río
U.S. Billboard Top Latin Albums number-one album
November 23, 1996 - November 30, 1996
Succeeded by
Tango by Julio Iglesias

References[change | change source]

  1. "RIAA Launches "Los Premios de Oro y De Platino" to Recognize Top Latin Artists". Recording Industry Association of America. January 25, 2000. Archived from the original on 2013-10-29. Retrieved 2010-05-22.
  2. "Country Takes The Crop". Recording Industry Association of America. February 14, 2008. Archived from the original on 2008-03-01. Retrieved 2010-05-22.
  3. "Selena's US Certifications on Siempre Selena". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved 2010-05-22.[permanent dead link]