03/31/2015 07:25 EDT | Updated 04/12/2017 10:05 EDT

20 Reasons Selena Quintanilla Will Never Be Forgotten

An earlier version of this article was published in April 2014.

Over twenty years after the death of rising Tejano star Selena Quintanilla, her legacy continues to grow despite her absence.

The Grammy-winning star was shot and killed on March 31, 1995 at a Days Inn motel in Corpus Christi. The former president of her fan club, Yolanda Saldívar, was charged with the murder. Despite the decades that have passed since her death, Selena lives on thanks to the help of thousands of devoted fans.

Here are 20 reasons Selena will never be forgotten:

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CORRECTION: A previous version of this post incorrectly stated Selena was weeks from turning 23 when she died. She was in fact about to turn 24.