Selena Quintanilla Perez, famously known simply as Selena, will be posthumously honored with the Grammy’s Lifetime Achievement Award.

The beloved Tejana singer was selected as a recipient of the Recording Academy’s award to recognize her outstanding accomplishments in the music industry. The bilingual singer and music icon’s life was cut short 25 years ago after she was murdered at 23 by her fan club manager in 1995. The posthumous award will be presented at the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards on Jan. 31, 2021.

“As a music creator and music lover, I am grateful that we are able to look back at our influences and see the impact that they have made on our community. In a year where music has helped keep us together, I look forward to honoring this iconic group of music creators,” Harvey Mason Jr., the Recording Academy’s interim president and CEO, said in a statement.

The singer’s official Twitter account posted a quote of hers in honor of the achievement. “The goal isn’t to live forever, but to create something that will…,” the account wrote.

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