On Selena's Facebook fan page, music lovers expressed a similar sentiment that the honor was long overdue.
“A dream come true,” wrote fan Hadeer Sinawe. “She deserved this even before her death.”
Texas native Eva Longoria will join Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti to proclaim Nov. 3 as official “Selena” Day in Los Angeles.
On March 31, 1995, Selena’s former fan club president Yolanda Saldivar fatally shot Selena at a Days Inn motel in Corpus Christi. But for many fans of the Tejano superstar, who was on the brink of crossing over to the English-language music market, Selena’s legacy lives on.
In honor of her Walk of Fame addition, check out our playlist of Selena songs: