Selena’s ‘Amor Prohibido’ Celebrates 25 Years


Selena Quintanilla’s legacy continues to shine as her fourth studio album Amor Prohibido celebrates 25 years this week.

Released on March 13, 1994,  Capitol Latin/ UMLE, Selena’s album is residence to 10 tracks, together with her timeless singles “Amor Prohibido,” “Bidi Bidi Bom Bom,” “No Me Queda Mas,” and “Fotos y Recuerdos.”

The set, produced by her brother A.B. Quintanilla, revolutionized Tejano music within the ‘90s, fusing the style with blends of hip-hop, ranchera, cumbia, and digital beats.

“Amor Prohibido” turned Selena’s first album to hit No. 1 on the Top Latin Albums chart dated June 11, 1994, the place it topped for 20 non-consecutive weeks.

Two months earlier than, the album debuted at No. 1 on the Regional Mexican Album chart dated April 9, 1994, the place it remained for 97 non-consecutive weeks; the most weeks at No. 1 for an album total within the historical past of the chart.

In addition, it was Selena’s first chart entry on the Billboard 200 the place it peaked at No. 29 on chart dated May 6, 1995, remaining a complete of 23 weeks on the chart.

Listen to your entire album beneath.  

Additional reporting by Latin Charts Manager Pamela Bustios