‘Amor Prohibido’ Hits a Milestone: Certified RIAA 41x Latin Platinum

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Selena, the Queen of Tejano music, continues to make waves in the music industry even decades after her untimely passing. Her iconic album, Amor Prohibido, has just reached an incredible milestone – it’s been certified RIAA 41x Latin Platinum, according to the official Selena X account.

This achievement places Amor Prohibido as the second-highest certified Latin album by a female singer, standing alongside RIAA’s first-highest Latin album, also by Selena — Dreaming of You. This is a testament to Selena’s enduring legacy and the timeless appeal of her music.

Amor Prohibido, originally released in 1994, was a groundbreaking album that played a pivotal role in catapulting Tejano music into mainstream success. It was re-released recently, mixed and remastered, on its 30th anniversary. The remastered version allows a new generation of fans to experience Selena’s music in a whole new light, while long-time fans can relive the magic of her songs with enhanced sound quality.

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The success of Amor Prohibido is a celebration of Selena’s impact on Latin music and her lasting influence on artists across genres. As we commemorate this significant milestone, we are reminded of Selena’s extraordinary talent and the indelible mark she left on the world of music.

Selena’s music continues to inspire and resonate with people all over the world, proving that her legacy is very much alive and will continue to thrive for generations to come. As fans, we look forward to more milestones and celebrations of Selena’s music in the future. Long live the Queen of Tejano music!

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