Better late than never has never rang more true than now.
The 2021 Grammys will be honor the late Tejano legend, Selena Quintanilla, with a special award. She will be recognized with the academy’s Lifetime Achievement Award.
According to the Grammy Awards’ website, this special merit award is “presented to performers who during their lifetimes, have made creative contributions of outstanding artistic significance to the field of recording.”
The singer was murdered in 1995, but new generations have fallen in love with her, making her more famous now than ever before.
With this honor, Selena will join The Rolling Stones, Stevie Wonder, Dolly Parton, and more as recipients of the award.