Super Selena Gomez
Sunday 15th of January 2012 | By: Exactpress | Views: 4392 | Comments: 1 | Rating: |
Everyone loves Selena Gomez. Teens and preteens copy her every move and fashion statements and parents love her sweet girl, wholesome image. That’s the super talented Selena Gomez for you.
Selena Gomez is an American singer and actress best known for her Emmy award winning show , The Wizards of Waverly Place. Along with this hit series by the Disney Channel, Gomez has also starred in many Hollywood movies such as Another Cinderalla Story, Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie and Princess Protection Program. Gomez has also made her mark in the music industry and is lead singer and creator of the pop act Selena Gomez & the Scene. She has garnered success in the music arena as well with two gold certified albums, Kiss & Tell and A Year Without Rain. She also have three Platinum Certified Singles and has contributed to the soundtrack to many hit movies such as Tinker Bell, Another Cinderalla Story, Wizards of Waverly Place and Shake it Up. Barely out of her teens, Selena is also designated as UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.
Born to be famous, Selena Gomez began her acting career at the age of seven on the hit kids show Barney and Friends. However her big break came in 2004 when she was discovered by the Disney Channel through nation wide scouting. She had a guest starring role in the show The Suite life of Zack & Cody and had a reoccurring role in Hanna Montana. In early 2007 Gomez was cast as Alex Russo in the show The Wizards of Waverly Place and was one of the leading characters. This show premiered to an astounding number of 5.9 million viewers and became a certified hit. Gomez became in league with another very successful, young ,Disney actress Miley Cyrus of Hanna Montana.
In 2008, Selena Gomez was appeared in Another Cinderalla Story and was also ranked 5th by Forbes in their list of “ Eight Hot Kids Stars to Watch”. In the same article Selena Gomez was also described as “a multitalented teen”.
In Februrary of 2009, Selena Gomez signed on as one of the two female leads in the film adaption of the children’s novel series by Beverly Cleary titled Ramona and Beezus. In the same year, Selena Gomez made a guest experience in her best friend’s Demi Lovato’s show on the Disnney Channel , Sonny with a Chance titled “Battle of the Network Stars”. Same month Gomez appeared with Lovato again in the Disney Channel’s tv movie Princess Protection Program. The telecast earned viewership of 8.5 million. This became the third most watched Disney Channel Movie. Some time later Gomez also did a three way crossover episodes with Hannah Montana , The Suite Life on Deck and Wizards on Deck with Hanna Montana.
After Princess Protection Program , Gomez Starred in Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie”. This premiered to an audience of 11.4 million viewers and became cable’s No 1 scripted scripted telecast of 2009. In 2010, the film adaptation won Wizards of Waverly Place its second consecutive Emmy for “Outstanding Children’s Program” and the 62 Primetime Emmy Awards.
In the film world, Selena Gomez was one of the leads in the movie Monte Carlo. Selena Gomez has also been attached to the move adaptation to the novel Thirteen Reasons Why. Gomez also co hosted the 2011 Much Music Video Awards. She also hosted the 2011 MTV EMA’s. She has also signed on to the movie Spring Break which is slated to be released in 2012.
Her contributions in the music industry include recording a cover of "Cruella de Vil" in 2008 which also involved a music video for the compilation album DisneyMania 6. she is also credited to have stared in the movie Another Cinderella Story for which she recorded three songs. In july 2008 she signed a record deal with Hollywood Records which is owned by Disney, it is said she did this before her sixteenth birthday.Other contributions include "Fly to Your Heart" for the 2008 animated film Tinker Bell, In 2009, Gomez recorded "One and the Same" for Princess Protection Program as a duet with her co-star Lovato and Gomez recorded four songs, one of which was a cover, for the Wizards of Waverly Place soundtrack.
Selena Gomez is also in a teen pop band known as Selena Gomez and the Scene which was made in 2009 in which she has the role of the lead vocals. The band has been certified Gold and Platinum on many different occasions by the RIAA due to the success for their albums and songs a validation of the Bands musical prowess and understanding of what resonates with the prople.
She has many contributions in the Philanthropic department. She helped in the UR Votes Count campaign by helping teenagers learn about the presidential candidates of 2008 Barack Obama and John McCain. She is a spokesperson for Borden Milk, State Farm Insurance and Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF campaign. She became the youngest UNICEF ambassador ever aged 17 at the time.She is of the view that by virtue of her stardom she can promote awareness on issues such as providing clean water, nourishment, education and healthcare to the vulnerable children of Ghana. She was also involved in the UNICEF Tap Project which raised funds and awareness of clean water programs.Her charity contributions include involvement in RAISE Hope For Congo and Island Dog. Other contributions include involvement in Disney’s Friends for Change organization which is said to promote awareness on being environment friendly. Gomez along with Demi Lovato, Miley Cyrus and the Jonas Brothers recorded ‘Send it on” a single made for charity of which all the earning went to the the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund.
Selena Gomez is also an Entrepreneur. She has her own production company called July Moon Productions which is partnered with XYZ Films. This allows her to produce creative content for studios and according to the deal with XYZ Films she can star in and can be involved in the production of two films. With this deal she can hand pick projects from the enormous Time Inc Library that holds Time, Sports Illustrated, Fortune and Life. She has her own clothing line called “Dream Out Loud” consisting of jeans, skirts, jackets etc that are made form eco friendly materials that reflect her personal style that makes them feminine and bohemian. For this venture she tamed up with designers Tony Melillo and Sandra Campos who are considered to be veterans in the fashion scene. She also signed a deal with Adrenalina an extreme sports brand to help make and distribute the actress’ fragrance a project for which the company has expressed its gratitude in working with Ms. Gomez.