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{{Infobox musical artist <!-- See Wikipedia:WikiProject_Musicians -->
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|name = Selena Gomez
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|caption = Gomez attending "The 6th Annual Hollywood Style Awards", Beverly Hills, CA on Oct. 10, 2009
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|birth_name = Selena Marie Gomez
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|birth_date = {{Birth date and age|1992|07|22|mf=yes}}
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|birth_place = [[Grand Prairie, Texas|Grand Prairie]], Texas, U.S.
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|genre = [[Pop rock]], [[dance-pop]], [[Synthpop|electropop]]
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|occupation = Actress, singer, businesswoman
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|instrument = Vocals, piano, guitar, drums
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|years_active = 2002–present
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|label = [[Hollywood Records|Hollywood]]
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|associated_acts = [[Selena Gomez & the Scene]], [[Demi Lovato]]
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|website = {{URL|http://www.selenagomez.com/|SelenaGomez.com}}
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'''Selena Marie Gomez''' (born July 22, 1992)<ref name="birth">{{cite web|url=http://www.people.com/people/selena_gomez|title=Celebrity Central – Selena Gomez: Snapshot|publisher=[[People Magazine]]|accessdate=2009-01-30|quote=Birth Date July 22, 1992 Birth Place Grand Prairie, Texas}}</ref> is an American actress and singer best known for portraying [[Alex Russo]] in the [[Emmy Award]]-winning [[Disney Channel]] television series ''[[Wizards of Waverly Place]]''. She subsequently ventured into feature films and has starred in the television movies ''[[Another Cinderella Story]]'', ''[[Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie]]'', and ''[[Princess Protection Program]]''. She made her starring theatrical film debut in ''[[Ramona and Beezus]]''.
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Her career has expanded into the music industry; Gomez is the lead singer and founder of the pop band [[Selena Gomez & the Scene]], which has released two [[Recording Industry Association of America|RIAA]] Gold certified studio albums, ''[[Kiss & Tell (Selena Gomez & the Scene album)|Kiss & Tell]]'' and ''[[A Year Without Rain]]'' and spawned three RIAA Platinum certified singles, "[[Naturally (Selena Gomez & the Scene song)|Naturally]]", "[[Who Says (Selena Gomez & the Scene song)|Who Says]]" and "[[Love You Like a Love Song]]".<ref name="RIAA Platinum">{{cite web|url=http://www.riaa.com/goldandplatinumdata.php?resultpage=1&table=SEARCH_RESULTS&action=&title=&artist=selena%20gomez%20&format=&debutLP=&category=&sex=&releaseDate=&requestNo=&type=&level=&label=&company=&certificationDate=&awardDescription=&catalogNo=&aSex=&rec_id=&charField=&gold=&platinum=&multiPlat=&level2=&certDate=&album=&id=&after=on&before=on&startMonth=1&endMonth=8&startYear=2009&endYear=2011&sort=Artist&perPage=25 |title=Riaa – Gold & Platinum |publisher=Riaa.com |date= |accessdate=2011-07-07}}</ref> As of April 2011, the band has sold 1,354,000 albums in the United States.<ref name="ask billboard">{{cite web|url=http://www.billboard.com/artist/ak-sent/652083#/column/chartbeat/ask-billboard-from-s-m-to-disney-acts-1005137762.story?page=3|title= Billboard- : |work=Billboard|accessdate=2011-04-15}}</ref> Gomez has also contributed to the soundtracks of ''[[Tinker Bell (film)|Tinker Bell]]'', ''[[Another Cinderella Story]]'', ''[[Wizards of Waverly Place]]'', and ''[[Shake It Up (TV series)|Shake It Up]]'' after signing a record deal with [[Hollywood Records]]. In 2008, Gomez was designated a [[UNICEF]] [[List of UNICEF Goodwill Ambassadors|Goodwill Ambassador]].<ref name=UNICEF />
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==Personal life==
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Gomez was born in [[Grand Prairie, Texas|Grand Prairie]], Texas.<ref name="birth" /> She is the daughter of former stage actress Amanda Dawn "Mandy" Teefey (née Cornett) and Ricardo Joel Gomez.<ref name="ChuckIt">Chuck Barney (2008-02-07). [http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_ĺqn4176/is_20080207/ai_n21415751 Selena Gomez could be next Disney 'it' girl]. ''Oakland Tribune''. Retrieved 2008-08-01.</ref><ref name="Teen Vogue">Lauren Waterman (2009-05). [http://www.teenvogue.com/industry/coverlook/2009/05/teen-vogue-cover-girl-selena-gomez_090511 Selena Gomez: spell bound] ''Teen Vogue''. Retrieved 2009-05-11.</ref><ref>Ancestry.com. Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005. Original data: Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997. Texas: Texas Department of State Health Services. Microfiche.</ref> Her father is of Mexican ancestry, and her mother is of part Italian descent.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.showbizcafe.com/en/interviews/exclusive-selena-gomez-on-being-latin/1247 |title=Selena Gomez and Jake T. Austin on being latin |publisher=Showbizcafe.com |date= |accessdate=2011-07-04}}</ref><ref>Lee Hernández (2008-03-22). [http://www.nydailynews.com/latino/2008/03/22/2008-03-22_teen_star_selena_gmez_looks_beyond_disne.html Teen star Selena Gómez looks beyond Disney]. ''NY Daily News''. Retrieved 2008-08-01.</ref> Regarding her Hispanic heritage, Gomez said: "My family does have [[Quinceañera]]s, and we go to the communion church. We do everything that's Catholic, but we don't really have anything traditional except [that we] go to the park and have barbecues on Sundays after church."<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www2.scholastic.com/browse/article.jsp?id=3750390 |title=Star Spotlight: Selena Gomez |date=2008-09-26 |publisher=Scholastic |accessdate=2010-06-20}}</ref> Her birth parents divorced when she was five years old, and she was raised as an only child by her working mother.<ref name="ChuckIt"/><ref name="sgpeoplemag">{{cite web |url=http://www.people.com/people/archive/article/0,,20287091,00.html |date=2009-08-22 |title=All About Selena Gomez |work=[[People (magazine)|People.com]] |accessdate=2009-11-05}}</ref> In 2006, Mandy remarried Brian Teefey.<ref>{{cite web |author=Michelle Tan |date=2008-05 |url=http://www.people.com/people/archive/article/0,,20203953,00.html |title=Is Selena Gomez... the Next Miley Cyrus? |work=[[People (magazine)|People.com]] |accessdate=2009-11-05}}</ref> She is named after [[Tejano music|Tejano]] singer [[Selena]], who died almost three years after Gomez was born.<ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.eonline.com/videos/v31013_Selena_Gomez__Famous_Name.html |title=Selena Gomez's Famous Name |work=[[E! Online|E!Online.com]] |date=2008-08-22 |accessdate=2009-11-05}}</ref> In a 2009 interview with ''[[People (magazine)|People]]'', Gomez mentioned that she developed an early interest in acting from watching her mother prepare for and act in theater productions.<ref name="sgpeoplemag"/> She earned a high school diploma through homeschooling in May 2010.<ref>[http://www.accesshollywood.com/selena-gomez-graduates-high-school-on-screen-and-off_article_32234 Selena Gomez Graduates High School – On Screen & Off | Access Hollywood – Celebrity News, Photos & Videos]. Access Hollywood (2010-05-12). Retrieved on 2010-11-17.</ref>
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On February 27, 2011, Gomez attended the 2011 Vanity Fair Oscar Party with Canadian singer [[Justin Bieber]],<ref>{{cite web|last=Hogan |first=Kate|url=http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20469564,00.html|title=Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez Step Out Together on Oscar Night|publisher=People|date=February 28, 2011|accessdate=2012-01-06}}</ref> confirming several months of media speculation about a romantic relationship between the pair.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20439639,00.html|title=Caught in the Act!|publisher=People|date=November 4, 2010|accessdate=2012-01-06}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|last=Greer|first=Carlos|url=http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20449246,00.html|title=Selena Gomez: Justin Bieber and I Are Just Friends|publisher=People|date=December 13, 2010|accessdate=2012-01-06}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|last=Ziegbe|first=Mawuse|url=http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1654905/justin-bieber-calls-selena-gomez-amazing-person.jhtml|title=Justin Bieber Calls Selena Gomez 'An Amazing Person'|publisher=MTV|date=December 23, 2010|accessdate=2012-01-06}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|url=http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/40898352/ns/today-entertainment/t/bikini-clad-selena-gomez-kisses-justin-bieber/#.Twdff0o-O3k|title=Bikini-clad Selena Gomez kisses Justin Bieber|publisher=USA Today|date=January 3, 2011|accessdate=2012-01-06}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|last=Nudd |first=Tim|url=http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20454367,00.html|title=Justin Bieber & Selena Gomez Caught Kissing in the Caribbean|publisher=People|date=January 3, 2011|accessdate=2012-01-06}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|last=Hammel |first=Sarah|url=http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20462453,00.html|title=Justin Bieber Calls Selena Gomez 'One of My Best Friends'|publisher=People|date=January 31, 2011|accessdate=2012-01-06}}</ref> The relationship has since continued to garner significant media attention.<ref>{{cite web|last=Riedel|first=David|url=http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-31749_162-20065270-10391698.html|title=Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez kiss at Billboard Music Awards|publisher=CBS|date=May 23, 2011|accessdate=2012-01-06}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|last=Lee|first=Felicia|url=http://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/08/08/selena-gomez-and-taylor-swift-are-teens-choices/|title=Selena Gomez and Taylor Swift Are Teens’ Choices|publisher=New York Times|date=August 8, 2011|accessdate=2012-01-06}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|last=Oldenburg|first=Ann|url=http://content.usatoday.com/communities/entertainment/post/2011/10/justin-bieber-selena-gomez-enjoy-romance-hockey-in-canada/1|title=Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez enjoy romance, hockey in Canada|publisher=USA Today|date=October 24, 2011|accessdate=2012-01-06}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|last=Moe|first=John|url=http://www.marketplace.org/topics/tech/wikipedia-introduces-new-software-its-editors|title=Wikipedia introduces new software for its editors|publisher=American Public Media|date=December 29, 2011|accessdate=2012-01-06}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|last=Vena|first=Jocelyn|url=http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1676770/justin-bieber-selena-gomez-ellen-degeneres.jhtml|title=Justin Bieber Opens Up About Kissing Selena Gomez|publisher=MTV|date=January 5, 2012|accessdate=2012-01-06}}</ref>
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==Acting career==
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===2002–06: ''Barney & Friends'' and early work===
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Gomez began her acting career at age seven, playing Gianna on ''[[Barney & Friends]]''.<ref>{{cite web|author=Selena Gomez |url=http://www.people.com/people/selena_gomez/biography|title=Selena Gomez Biography |work=[[People (magazine)|People.com]] |accessdate=2009-08-06}}</ref> She later had minor roles in ''[[Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over]]'' and the TV film ''Walker, Texas Ranger: Trial By Fire''. Gomez also starred in the television movie ''Brain Zapped''. (Selena Gomez also found out that she wanted to be an actress because in E Special she states that "I would also watch my mom on stage do her lines".)
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In 2004, Gomez was discovered by the [[Disney Channel]] in a USA-wide scouting.<ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.smartbrief.com/news/aaaa/industryBW-detail.jsp?id=488E0DB0-5D3F-4DDB-A818-D7FFF639F61F |title=Disney Star Selena Gomez and General Growth Properties Give Teens a Voice in the 2008 Presidential Campaign |accessdate=2008-11-02 |date=2008-08-04 |publisher=SmartBrief.com}}</ref> Gomez appeared as a guest star on ''[[The Suite Life of Zack & Cody]]'' and had a guest appearance – that later turned into a recurring role – on ''[[Hannah Montana]]'' from seasons two to three. Gomez previously taped two different pilots that were spin-offs to two previous Disney series.<ref>{{cite web |url=http://selenagomez.com/film |title=Film |date=2010 |accessdate=2011-03-20 |publisher=Selenagomez.com}}</ref> The first one, ''What's Stevie Thinking?'', was the spin-off to ''[[Lizzie McGuire]]''. Gomez played Stevie Sanchez, Miranda Sanchez's little sister. The other show was titled ''[[The Suite Life of Zack & Cody#Spin-off series|Arwin!]]'', the spin-off to ''The Suite Life of Zack & Cody'', in which she played Alexa. Neither series was picked up.
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===2007–09: ''Wizards of Waverly Place''===
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[[File:Selena Gomez 2.jpg|thumb|left|Gomez on the studio set of ''Wizards of Waverly Place'' before filming an episode for the show's first season in April 2007]]
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In early 2007 Gomez was cast in the Disney Channel series ''[[Wizards of Waverly Place]]'' as one of the three main characters, [[Alex Russo]]. The show premiered to an audience of 5.9 million, becoming a hit. Many news outlets began dubbing Gomez the next 'Miley Cyrus' causing some controversy and a reported 'feud'. Gomez clarified that there was no feud and that she was flattered by the comparison, saying: "It's a little overwhelming, but I think really, it's a compliment. She's obviously extremely successful, and I think she's a wonderful performer ... So being compared to her, I was very, very flattered."<ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.eonline.com/uberblog/marc_malkin/b2044_selena_gomez_no_feuding_with_miley_cyrus.html|date=2011-03-23 |title=Selena Gomez: No Feuding With Miley Cyrus |author=Marc Malkin |work=[[E! Online|Eonline.com]] |accessdate=2008-06-17}}</ref>
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In 2008, Gomez appeared in ''[[Another Cinderella Story]]'', the direct-to-DVD sequel to the [[A Cinderella Story|2004 Hilary Duff film]], opposite [[Drew Seeley]]. She also had a minor voiceover role as one the Mayor's ninety-six daughters in ''[[Horton Hears a Who! (film)|Horton Hears a Who!]]'' which released in March of that year. In April, Lacey Rose, of ''Forbes'' ranked Gomez as being fifth on their "Eight Hot Kid Stars To Watch" list; and Rose described Gomez as having been "a multitalented teen".<ref>{{cite news|url=http://www.forbes.com/2008/04/09/entertainment-disney-lovato-biz-media-cx_lr_0409kidstars_slide_4.html?thisSpeed=15000 |title=In Pictures: Eight Hot Kid Stars To Watch |work=[[Forbes|Forbes.com]] |date=2002-05-22 |accessdate=2009-08-06 |first=Lacey |last=Rose}}</ref>
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In February 2009, Gomez signed on to star as one of the two female leads in ''[[Ramona and Beezus]]'', a film adaption of [[Ramona (novel series)|the children's novel series]] by [[Beverly Cleary]].<ref name="MTV">{{cite web |author=Vena, Jocelyn |url=http://www.mtv.com/movies/news/articles/1604489/story.jhtml |title=Selena Gomez To Star In 'Ramona and Beezus' Movie |work=MTV |date=2009-02-06 |accessdate=2009-10-21}}</ref><ref name="kilday">{{cite news |author=Kilday, Gregg |url=http://www.reuters.com/article/filmNews/idUSTRE51515A20090206 |title=Young actresses cast for 'Beezus and Ramona' |agency=Reuters |date=2009-02-05 |accessdate=2009-10-21}}</ref> Gomez stated that she felt no pressure in taking more adult roles: "I think I’m fully aware of my audience and I’m still just a kid myself. I wouldn’t do a role I don’t feel comfortable doing or that my audience wouldn’t feel comfortable seeing."<ref>{{cite news|author=Lylah M. Alphonse |url=http://www.boston.com/community/moms/blogs/in_the_parenthood/2010/07/the_stars_of_ramona_and_beezus_on_family.html|title=The stars of "Ramona and Beezus" on family, fun, and facing down fear|work=Boston Globe |date=2011-02-23|accessdate=2010-07-16}}</ref>
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In June 2009, Gomez did a guest appearance as herself in one episode of best friend [[Demi Lovato|Demi Lovato's]] [[Disney Channel]] television show, ''[[Sonny with a Chance]]'', entitled "Battle of The Network Stars". That same month Gomez appeared alongside Lovato in the made-for-television Disney Channel movie, ''[[Princess Protection Program]]''.<ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.people.com/people/archive/article/0,,20287116,00.html |title=http://www.people.com/people/archive/article/0,,20287116,00.html |work=[[People (magazine)|People.com]] |title=The Princess Diary |date=2009-07-22 |accessdate=2009-11-04}}</ref> The telecast garnered 8.5 million viewers becoming, at the time, the third most watched [[Disney Channel Original Movie]].<ref>{{cite web |url=http://tvbythenumbers.zap2it.com/2009/06/27/princess-protection-program-is-tv%E2%80%99s-no-1-entertainment-telecast-of-2009-in-kids-6-11-and-tweens-9-14/21543 |title=Princess Protection Program is TV’s No. 1 Entertainment Telecast of 2009 in Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14 |work=[[TV by the Numbers]]|date=2011-05-01 |accessdate=2009-06-27}}</ref> One month later, Gomez, along with two cast members of ''Wizards of Waverly Place'' appeared in a television three-way cross-over episode with ''[[Hannah Montana]]'' and ''[[The Suite Life on Deck]]'', entitled ''[[Wizards on Deck with Hannah Montana]]''.
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On August 28, two months after appearing in ''[[Princess Protection Program]]'', Gomez starred in ''[[Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie]]'', a made-for-television film based on the show.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.disneychannelmedianet.com/DNR/2009/doc/WOWP_MoviePremiere.doc|title=Wizards of Waverly Place Movie |publisher=Disney Channel|accessdate=2009-07-12}}</ref> The film premiered to an audience of 11.4 million viewers becoming cable's No. 1 scripted telecast of 2009 and Disney Channel's second most-viewed film premiere after ''[[High School Musical 2]]''.<ref name=autogenerated1>[http://tvbythenumbers.com/2009/12/29/espn-domination-top-100-most-watched-telecasts-on-basic-cable-for-2009/37284 Top 100 Most-Watched Telecasts On Basic Cable For 2009]. Tvbythenumbers.com. Retrieved on 2011-02-04.</ref> In 2010, the film adaptation won ''Wizards of Waverly Place'' its second consecutive Emmy for "Outstanding Children's Program" at the [[62nd Primetime Emmy Awards]] over its television series counterpart which had won in the same category at the [[61st Primetime Emmy Awards]].<ref name="emmys.com">{{cite web |url=http://www.emmys.com/nominations?tid=123 |title=
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===2010–present: Focus on film===
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[[File:Selena Gomez Monte Carlo Paris June 21 2010.JPG|thumb|upright|Gomez on location in Paris, France filming ''Monte Carlo'' in June 2010]]
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Gomez's first theatrical film ''Ramona & Beezus'' premiered on July 23, 2010 and met with generally positive reviews.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/ramona_and_beezus/|title=Ramona and Beezus (2010)|publisher=Rottentomatoes.com/|accessdate=2010-08-02}}</ref>
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In March 2010, ''[[Variety (magazine)|Variety]]'' reported that Gomez was set to star as one of the three lead roles in ''[[Monte Carlo (2011 film)|Monte Carlo]]'', alongside [[Leighton Meester]] and [[Katie Cassidy]].<ref>{{cite news |url=http://www.variety.com/article/VR1118016027.html?categoryId=13&cs=1 |date=2010-03-03 |title=Fox, New Regency head to 'Monte Carlo' |author=Pamela McClintock |work=Variety |accessdate=2010-03-11}}</ref> In the film Gomez plays Grace, a girl who’s “mistaken for a socialite while on a trip to Paris.”<ref>{{cite web|author=Rebecca Murray|url=http://movies.about.com/od/montecarlo/ss/monte-carlo-photo.htm|title=’Monte Carlo’ First Photo|work=[[About.com|Movie.about.com]]|date=2011-04-22|accessdate=2010}}</ref> To prepare for the role Gomez learned how to play polo and also took two weeks of vocal training to learn two different British accents.<ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.zimbio.com/Celebrity+Portal/articles/_7CI8Bk-WSX/Selena+Gomez+Practices+Play+Polo+Budapest|date=2011-04-22 |title=Selena Gomez Practices to Play Polo in Budapest for ‘Monte Carlo’ Role |author=cmania |work=[[Zimbio.com|Zimbio]] |accessdate=2010-05-07}}</ref><ref>{{cite news |url=http://www.usatoday.com/life/movies/news/2011-03-22-montecarlofl22_ST_N.htm|date=2011-04-22 |title=First look: Selena Gomez stretches out in 'Monte Carlo'|author=Jayme Deerwester |work=USA Today |accessdate=2010-05-07}}</ref> The same year Gomez confirmed that the fourth season of her hit [[Disney Channel]] show, ''[[Wizards of Waverly Place]]'', would be its last.
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In February 2011, [[Deadline.com]] reported that [[Universal Pictures]] and [[Strike Entertainment]] had acquired the novel ''[[Thirteen Reasons Why]]'' by [[Jay Asher]] with Gomez attached to the lead.<ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.deadline.com/2011/02/universal-acquires-13-reasons-why-as-selena-gomez-vehicle/ |date=2011-02-08 |title=Universal Acquires '13 Reasons Why' As Selena Gomez Vehicle |author=MIKE FLEMING |work=[[Deadline.com|Deadline]] |accessdate=2011-02-08}}</ref> That same month [[TV Guide]] reported that Gomez would make a cameo in the ''[[The Muppets (film)|Muppets]]'' film.<ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.tvguide.com/News/Kecks-Exclusives-Modern-1029007.aspx |date=2011-04-22 |title=Keck's Exclusives: Modern Family Gets in Tune |author=William Keck |work=[[TV Guide|TVGuide.com]] |accessdate=2011-02-08}}</ref> Production for the final season of ''Wizards of Waverly Place'' came to a wrap on May 14, 2011.<ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.metronews.ca/calgary/scene/article/861614--gomez-cries-a-lot-as-wizards-wraps-up--page1 |date=2011-05-20 |title=Gomez 'cries a lot' as 'Wizards' wraps up |author=ANDREA BAILLIE |work=[[Metro International|Metronews.ca]] |accessdate=2011-05-16}}</ref> Gomez co-hosted the [[2011 MuchMusic Video Awards]] on June 19.<ref>{{cite web |url=http://mmva.muchmusic.com/selena-gomez-to-co-host-and-perform-at-the-2011-mmvas/ |date=2011-05-24 |title=Selena Gomez to co-host and perform at the 2011 MMVAs! |author=Allison |work=[[MuchMusic|MMVA.MuchMusic.com]] |accessdate=2011-05-03}}</ref> She also hosted the [[2011 MTV Europe Music Awards|2011 MTV EMAs]] on November 6, 2011, in [[Belfast]], [[Northern Ireland]], where she performed her band's new single "Hit The Lights". In early November, ''Variety'' reported that Gomez was in talks to star in the upcoming film ''Spring Breakers'' alongside [[James Franco]], [[Emma Roberts]], and [[Vanessa Hudgens]].<ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.variety.com/article/VR1118045407 |date=2011-12-04 |title=Starlets join James Franco in 'Spring Breakers' |author=Jeff Sneider |work=[[Variety.com|Variety]] |accessdate=2011-11-01}}</ref> Gomez confirmed to ''[[MTV]]'' that she had signed on for the project and that production will begin in early 2012.<ref>{{cite web |url=http://hollywoodcrush.mtv.com/2011/11/29/selena-gomez-spring-breakers/ |date=2011-12-04 |title=Selena Gomez Says 'Spring Breakers' Role Is 'Raw' |author=Jocelyn Vena |work=[[MTV.com|MTV]] |accessdate=2011-11-29}}</ref>
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==Music career==
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===2009: Solo career===
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In 2008, Gomez recorded a cover of "[[Cruella de Vil (song)|Cruella de Vil]]"—which included a music video—for the compilation album ''[[DisneyMania 6]]''. Gomez recorded three songs for the ''Another Cinderella Story'' soundtrack, which Gomez appears in.[[File:Selena Gomez 2011, 1.jpg|left|thumb|Selena Gomez permorming [[Naturally (Selena Gomez & the Scene song)|Naturally]] on [[Good Morning America]]|150px]] Gomez also recorded "Fly to Your Heart" for the 2008 animated film ''[[Tinker Bell (film)|Tinker Bell]]''. In July 2008, before Gomez' sixteenth birthday, she signed a recording deal with [[Hollywood Records]], a music label owned by ''Disney''.<ref>Marc Malkin (2008-07-22). [http://www.eonline.com/uberblog/b3322_selena_gomezs_supersweet_16.html Selena Gomez's Supersweet 16]. E! Online. Retrieved 2009-07-07.</ref> In 2009, Gomez recorded "One and the Same" for ''[[Princess Protection Program]]'' as a duet with her co-star Lovato.<ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.people.com/people/archive/article/0,,20287110,00.html |work=[[People (magazine)|People.com]] |title=Behind the Scenes! |date=2009-07-22 |accessdate=2009-11-04}}</ref> Gomez recorded four songs, one of which was a cover, for the [[Wizards of Waverly Place (soundtrack)|''Wizards of Waverly Place'' soundtrack]], only one single ([[Magic (Selena Gomez song)|Magic]]) from the album was released. In May, of the same year, Gomez was featured, with [[Forever the Sickest Kids]], on a duet version of the non-album song "[[Whoa Oh!#Duet Version|Whoa Oh!]]".<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.absolutepunk.net/showthread.php?t=305685 |title=Forever the Sickest Kids at Absolute Punk |work=Absolute Punk |accessdate=2009-10-27}}</ref>
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===2009–present: Selena Gomez & the Scene===
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[[File:Selena Gomez 2011.jpg|thumb|Gomez performing at 2011 Much Music Video Awards]]
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Formed in 2009, Selena Gomez & the Scene is a [[teen pop]] band which consists of Selena Gomez on vocals, Ethan Roberts on guitar, Joey Clement on bass, Greg Garman on drums and Dane Forrest on keyboards. ''[[Kiss & Tell (Selena Gomez & the Scene album)|Kiss & Tell]]'' is the band's debut studio album and was released on September 29, 2009 by [[Hollywood Records]]. On March 5, 2010, the album was certified Gold by RIAA.<ref name="RIAA Platinum"/> The album's single, "Naturally", was certified Platinum by the RIAA on July 15, 2010.<ref name="RIAA Platinum"/> The band's second album ''[[A Year Without Rain]]'' was released on September 17, 2010. The record debuted on the [[Billboard 200]] at number 4, selling 66,000 copies. On January 19, 2011, the album was certified Gold by RIAA.<ref name="RIAA Platinum"/> The band's third album ''[[When the Sun Goes Down (Selena Gomez & The Scene album)|When the Sun Goes Down]]'', previously titled ''Otherside'', released on June 28, 2011.<ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.jsyk.com/2011/05/18/selena-gomez-interview/ |title=Selena Gomez Talks About 'Who Says' and Her Upcoming Tour (Video) |author=Cheung, Nadine |date=2011-05-18 |work=Just So You Know |publisher=[[AOL|Aol, Inc.]] |accessdate=2011-05-19}}</ref> The album debuted at number 4 on the ''Billboard'' 200, selling 78,000 copies its first week.<ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.billboard.com/#/news/beyonce-notches-4th-billboard-200-no-1-with-1005264652.story |title=Beyonce Notches 4th Billboard 200 No. 1 with '4' |author=Keith Caulfield |date=2011-07-14 |work=Billboard|publisher=Billboard.com |accessdate=2011-07-06}}</ref> The following week, the album rose to number 3 on the, becoming the band's highest charting album to date.<ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.billboard.com/#/news/beyonce-s-4-stays-atop-billboard-200-lloyd-1005272752.story |title=Beyonce's '4' Stays Atop Billboard 200, Lloyd Snags Top Debut |author=Keith Caulfield |date=2011-07-14 |work=Billboard|publisher=Billboard.com |accessdate=2011-07-13}}</ref> The album's lead single, "[[Who Says (Selena Gomez & the Scene song)|Who Says]]" was certified Platinum by RIAA on June 23, 2011 and has become the band's highest charting song on the ''Billboard'' Hot 100 to date, peaking at number 21.<ref name="RIAA Platinum"/><ref name=yahoomusic>{{cite web|last=Grein|first=Paul|title=Bad Teenage Dream|url=http://new.music.yahoo.com/blogs/chart_watch/74378/week-ending-june-22-2011-bad-teenage-dreams/|work=Yahoo Music|publisher=Copyright © 2011 Yahoo! Inc. All Rights Reserved|accessdate=2011-06-22}}</ref>
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==Other projects==
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===Philanthropy===
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[[File:Selena Gomez 2011 3.jpg|thumb|upright|Gomez performing ''Love You Like A Love Song'' on Good Morning America in June 2011]]
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Gomez was involved in the UR Votes Count campaign which encouraged teenagers to learn more about [[United States presidential election, 2008|2008 presidential candidates]] [[Barack Obama]] and [[John McCain]].<ref>{{cite web|last=Dagostino |first=Mark |url=http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20235767,00.html |title=Selena Gomez: 'I'll be 30 Before I Get My License!' |work=[[People (magazine)|People.com]] |date=2008-10-27 |accessdate=2009-08-06}}</ref> In October 2008, Gomez participated in [[St. Jude's Children's Hospital]] "Runway For Life" benefit.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.looktothestars.org/news/1382-stars-hit-the-catwalk-for-st-judes |title=Stars Hit The Catwalk For St. Judes |publisher=Looktothestars.org |date=2008-10-14 |accessdate=2009-08-06}}</ref> Gomez is a spokesperson for [[Borden Milk Products|Borden Milk]]; she is featured in the campaign's print and television ads.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.sugarslam.com/selena-gomez-borden-milk-ad/ |title=Selena Gomez Borden Milk Ad |publisher=Sugarslam.com |date=2009-05-26 |accessdate=2009-08-06}}</ref> She is the ambassador of DoSomething.org after being involved with the charity Island Dog, which help dogs in [[Puerto Rico]].<ref>{{cite web|url=http://popdirt.com/selena-gomez-cares-for-dogs-in-puerto-rico/72217/ |title=Selena Gomez Cares For Dogs In Puerto Rico |publisher=popdirt.com |date=2009-03-08 |accessdate=2009-08-06}}</ref> She got involved while filming ''Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie'' in Puerto Rico.<ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.latenightwithjimmyfallon.com/blogs/2009/06/tonights-guest-selena-gomez/ |title=Late Night with Jimmy Fallon – Video Blogs – Tonight's Guest: Selena Gomez – Jimmy Fallon's Video Blog |author=NBC Official Site |date=2009-06 |work=[[NBC|LateNightWithJimmyFallon]] |accessdate=2009-08-05}}</ref> Gomez is a spokesperson for [[State Farm Insurance]], and is featured in their TV commercials; which air on the [[Disney Channel]], to raise awareness of being a safe driver.<ref>{{cite web|last=Oh |first=Eunice |url=http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20256299,00.html |title=FIRST LOOK: Selena Gomez's Cell-Free Safety Pitch – Good Deeds, Selena Gomez |work=[[People (magazine)|People.com]] |date=2009-02-03 |accessdate=2009-08-06}}</ref> Gomez is also involved with the charity RAISE Hope For Congo, an initiative of the [[Enough Project]], which helps raise awareness about [[conflict minerals]] and violence against Congolese women.<ref name="congo">{{cite web|url=http://www.looktothestars.org/news/2789-celebrities-raise-hope-for-congo |title=Celebrities Raise Hope For Congo |publisher=Looktothestars.org |date=2009-07-10 |accessdate=2009-08-06}}</ref>
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In October 2008, Gomez was named [[UNICEF]]'s spokesperson for the [[Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF]] campaign, which encouraged children to raise money on Halloween to help children around the world.<ref name="UNICEF"/> She said that she was "extremely excited" to "encourage other kids to make a difference in the world."<ref name="UNICEF">{{cite web|url=http://www.looktothestars.org/news/1350-selena-gomez-trick-or-treats-for-unicef |title=Selena Gomez Trick-Or-Treats For UNICEF |publisher=Looktothestars.org |date=2008-10-09 |accessdate=2009-08-06}}</ref>
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In August 2009, a 17-year-old Gomez became the youngest [[UNICEF]] ambassador ever, passing fellow songstress [[Hayley Westenra]], who was 18 when she was chosen. In her first official field mission, Gomez traveled to Ghana on September 4, 2009 for a week to witness first-hand the stark conditions of vulnerable children that lack vital necessities including clean water, nourishment, education and healthcare.<ref name="au">{{cite news |url=http://www.reuters.com/article/pressRelease/idUS178135+03-Sep-2009+PRN20090903 |title=Teen Sensation Selena Gomez Appointed UNICEF Ambassador |agency=Reuters |date=2009-09-03 |accessdate=2009-10-22}}</ref><ref name="ghanatrip">{{cite news |url=http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5gXQVPHT2lU525QpACXyin-pm1sjAD9B37HM81 |archivedate= 2009-10-08 |archiveurl=http://web.archive.org/web/20091008052617/http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5gXQVPHT2lU525QpACXyin-pm1sjAD9B37HM81 |title=Selena Gomez: Trip to Africa was 'life-changing' |work=[[Google|GoogleNews.com]] |date=2009-10-02 |agency=Associated Press |accessdate=2012-11-01}}</ref> Gomez explained during an interview with [[Associated Press]] that she wanted to use her star power to bring awareness to Ghana: “That’s why I feel very honored to have a voice that kids listen to and take into consideration [...] I had people on my tour asking me where IS Ghana, and they Googled it [...] and because I went there, they now know where Ghana is. So it’s pretty incredible.”<ref name="ghanatrip"/><ref>{{cite news |url=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dFwJxxPzSpg&feature=player_embedded |publisher=Youtube |agency=Associated Press |title=Selena Gomez: Trip to Africa Was 'Life-Changing' |date=2009-10-02 |accessdate=2009-10-25}}</ref> Gomez said of her role as ambassador that: "Every day 25,000 children die from preventable causes. I stand with UNICEF in the belief that we can change that number from 25,000 to zero. I know we can achieve this because every moment, UNICEF is on the ground providing children with the lifesaving assistance needed to ensure zero becomes a reality."<ref name="au"/>
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Gomez was named spokesperson for [[UNICEF]]'s 2009 Trick-or-Treat campaign, for the second year in a row.<ref>{{cite web |archiveurl=http://web.archive.org/web/20100128020348/http://youth.unicefusa.org/trickortreat/selena-gomez.html |archivedate=2010-01-28 |url=http://youth.unicefusa.org/trickortreat/selena-gomez.html |year=2009 |title=Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF Spokesperson Selena Gomez :: Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF:: Youth Action :: U.S. Fund for UNICEF – UNICEF USA |work=[[UNICEF|Youth.UnicefUsa.org]] |accessdate=2012-11-01}} </ref> Gomez, who raised over $700,000 for the charity in 2008, stated that she hopes to be able to raise 1 million dollars in 2009.<ref name="ghanatrip"/> Gomez participated in a celebrity auction<ref name="auction">{{cite web |url=http://www.charitybuzz.com/catalog_items/100611 |title=Meet Selena Gomez at the Concert of Your Choice |work=CharityBuzz.com |accessdate=2009-10-21}}</ref> and hosted a live web cast series on Facebook in support of the Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF campaign.<ref name="sfp">{{cite web |url=http://www.stamfordplus.com/stm/information/nws1/publish/News_1/UNICEF-Ambassador-Selena-Gomez-named-spokesperson-for-Trick-or-Treat-for-UNICEF-campaign6260.shtml |title=UNICEF Ambassador Selena Gomez named spokesperson for Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF campaign |author=UNICEF |date=2009-10-08 |work=StamFordPlus.com |accessdate=2009-10-26}}</ref> Gomez returned as the [[UNICEF]] spokesperson for the 60th anniversary of Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF campaign in 2010.<ref>{{cite news | title=Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF celebrates 60 years of America’s youth making a difference throughout the world | date = 2009-05-26 | url=http://www.unicefusa.org/news/releases/trick-or-treat-for-unicef-long-lead-release.html | accessdate=2010-05-30}}</ref> In celebration of the 60th anniversary, Gomez and her band, The Scene, held a benefit concert donating all proceeds to the campaign.<ref>{{cite news | title=Selena Gomez & The Scene Announce a Charity Concert in Celebration of the 60th Anniversary of Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF | date = 2011-10-06 | url=http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/selena-gomez--the-scene-announce-a-charity-concert-in-celebration-of-the-60th-anniversary-of-trick-or-treat-for-unicef-104432868.html| accessdate=2011-08-21}}</ref>
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In February 2011, Gomez traveled to Chile to witness and meet with the families of [[UNICEF]]'s supported program, "Programa Puente" which helps families better understand and develops skills to deal effectively with early childhood education, development and other issues related to raising children. From her field trip experience, Gomez said "UNICEF is helping Chilean families get out of poverty, prevent violence within the home and promote education. To witness first hand these families' struggles, and also their hope and perseverance, was truly inspiring."<ref>{{cite news | title=UNICEF Ambassador Selena Gomez visits Chile | date=2011-02-02 | url=http://www.unicefusa.org/news/releases/unicef-ambassador-selena-gomez-chile.html| accessdate=2011-08-21}}</ref> In March 2011, Gomez participated in the [[UNICEF Tap Project]]'s "Celebrity Tap Pack," limited-edition, custom-made water bottles featuring tap water from the homes of each celebrity advocate, in order to raise funds and increase profile for the clean water and sanitation programs.<ref>{{cite news | title=Celebrities Team Up with UNICEF Tap Project to Provide Safe, Clean Drinking Water to Children around the World | date=2011-03-13 | url=http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/celebrities-team-up-with-unicef-tap-project-to-provide-safe-clean-drinking-water-to-children-around-the-world-117899059.html | accessdate=2011-08-21}}</ref> She is also featured in videos promoting the campaign.<ref>{{cite news | title=LOL: Selena Gomez is crazy... about UNICEF | date=2011-03-29 | url=http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-504784_162-20048529-10391705.html | accessdate=2011-08-21 | work=CBS News}}</ref><ref>{{cite news | title=Selena Gomez fills her Celebrity Tap bottle | date = 2011-04-20 | url=http://fieldnotes.unicefusa.org/2011/04/selena_gomez_fills_her_celebri.html}}</ref>
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Gomez is involved in [[Disney's Friends for Change]], an organization which promotes "environmently-friendly behavior", and appears in its [[public service announcements]].<ref name="Disneycharity">{{cite web |url=http://disney.go.com/disneygroups/friendsforchange/#/disneygroups/friendsforchange/ |work=[[Disney|Disney.go.com]] |title=Friends For Change: Disney Groups |accessdate=2009-10-21}}</ref> Gomez, [[Demi Lovato]], [[Miley Cyrus]], and the [[Jonas Brothers]] recorded "[[Send It On (song)|Send It On]]", a charity single with all of its proceeds to the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund.<ref name="pressrelease">{{cite press release |url=http://www.disneychannelmedianet.com/DNR/2009/doc/Send_It_On_Disneys_Friends_for_Change%20_081909.doc|title="Send it on", an anthem by the world's biggest teen stars|date=2009-08-06|publisher=[[Disney Channel]]|accessdate=2009-08-20|format=DOC}}</ref><ref name="iTunes">{{cite web|url=http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?id=325770503&s=143441|title=Send It On (feat. Demi Lovato, Jonas Brothers, Miley Cyrus & Selena Gomez) – Single|publisher=Apple Inc.|work=iTunes Store|date=2009-08-11 |accessdate=2009-08-20}}</ref> It debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 at number 20.<ref name="pressrelease" /> Also in 2009, Gomez made a surprise visit to a Los Angeles elementary school as part of the "A Day Made Better" program that was sponsored by OfficeMax. During her visit, Gomez gave the school an award and $1,000 worth of school supplies, and talked to students about the importance of giving back to the community.<ref name="parade">{{cite web |url=http://www.parade.com/celebrity/hollywood-wire/2009/10/20/selena-gomez-to-star-in-what-boys-want.html |work=[[Parade (magazine)|Parade]] |title=Selena Gomez to Star in 'What Boys Want' |date=2009-10-20 |accessdate=2009-10-21}}</ref><ref>{{cite news |url=http://entertainment.blogs.foxnews.com/2009/10/07/selena-gomez-helps-gives-back-to-her-community/ |author=FOX 411 Editor |date=2009-10-07 |title=Selena Gomez Helps Give Back To Her Community |work=[[Fox News Channel|FoxNews.com]] |accessdate=2009-10-25}}</ref>
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Gomez is also the owner of six [[rescue dogs]] and describes herself as a "huge animal-lover".<ref name="dogs">{{cite web |url=http://www.peoplepets.com/news/celebrities/bffs-selena-gomez-demi-lovato-show-off-their-furry-best-pals/1 |title=BFFs Selena Gomez & Demi Lovato Show Off Their Furry Best Pals |work=[[People (magazine)|PeoplePets.com]] |date=2009-06-18 |accessdate=2009-08-06}}</ref>
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===Entrepreneurship and sponsorships===
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[[image:Selena Gomez.jpg|thumb|left|upright|Gomez on the set of her music video for "[[Tell Me Something I Don't Know]]" in July 2008]]
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Gomez was part of [[Sears]] back-to-school fashion ad campaign.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.arrivelounge.com/ |work=[[Sears|ArriveLounge]] |title=Sears Arrive Lounge – The Hottest Guys &amp; Girls Fashion with Selena Gomez |accessdate=2009-10-20}}</ref> As part of the campaign Gomez was featured in the television commercials. In August 2009, Gomez also hosted the "Sears Arrive Air Band Casting Call" – to select five people for the first-ever "Sears Air Band", which performed at the [[2009 MTV Video Music Awards]].<ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.stylelist.com/blog/2009/07/31/selena-gomez-and-sears-team-up-for-back-to-school-style/ |author=Bee-Syuan Chang |title=Selena Gomez and Sears Team Up For Back To School Style |work=Stylist.com|date=2009-07-31 |accessdate=2009-10-21}}</ref>
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In October 2008, Gomez launched her own production company, July Moon Productions, and partnered with XYZ Films to create star vehicles for Gomez. As part of the agreement Gomez will have the opportunity to be able option articles, hire writers and create talent packages to shop to studios.<ref name=Eng08>{{cite web|author=Joyce Eng|date=2008-10-30 |url=http://www.tvguide.com/News/Selena-Gomez-Forms-35034.aspx|title=''Wizards''{{'}} Selena Gomez Conjures Own Production Company|work=[[TV Guide|TVGuide.com]]|accessdate=2009-10-21}}</ref><ref name="varietydeal">{{cite news|url=http://www.variety.com/article/VR1117994893.html?categoryid=13&cs=1 |work=Variety |author=Tatianna Siegel|date=2008-10-29|title=Selena Gomez forms production co.|accessdate=2009-10-21}}</ref> Also, as part of the deal, "XYZ Films will allow Gomez to star in and produce at least two films.<ref name="parade"/> ''[[Variety (magazine)|Variety]]'' reported that: "In August, XYZ [Films] inked a similar deal with Time Inc. and management-production company the Collective to finance the development of the print media giant's content for the bigscreen [...] As part of the July Moon-XYZ deal, [Selena] Gomez will have the ability to cherry-pick projects from the vast Time Inc. library, which includes Time, Sports Illustrated, Fortune and Life."<ref name="varietydeal" />
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{{anchor|DREAMOUTLOUD}}
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In October 2009, Gomez announced her plan to launch her own fashion line, called "Dream Out Loud by Selena Gomez". The [[Ready-to-wear|clothing line]] launched in the fall of 2010.<ref name="clothinglinemtv">{{cite web |url=http://hollywoodcrush.mtv.com/2009/10/15/selena-gomez-introduces-dream-out-loud-her-own-line-of-eco-friendly-bohemian-clothes/ |title=Selena Gomez Introduces 'Dream Out Loud,' Her Own Line Of Eco-Friendly, Bohemian Clothes |author=Lauren Joskowitz |work=[[MTV|MYV.com]] |date=2009-10-15 |accessdate=2009-10-22}}</ref><ref name="cl">{{cite web |url=http://www.eonline.com/uberblog/b149093_selena_gomez_gets_her_own_fashion_line.html |title=Seelna Gomez Gets Her Own Fashion Line |author=Ella Ngo |work=[[E! Online|E!Online.com]] |date=2009-10-15 |accessdate=2009-10-22}}</ref> The collection consists of and features [[bohemian]] dresses, floral tops, jeans, skirts, jackets, scarves and hats, all made from recycled or [[eco-friendly]] materials.<ref name="twncl">{{cite web |url=http://www.transworldnews.com/NewsStory.aspx?id=130338&cat=2 |title=Selena Gomez to Launch Clothing Line |work=TransWorldNews.com |date=2009-10-15 |accessdate=2009-10-22}}</ref><ref name="cl2"/> Gomez said that the line will reflect her own personal style and described the clothing as being "pretty, feminine, and bohemian," and: "With my line, I really want to give the customer options on how they can put their own looks together [...] I want the pieces that can be easy to dress up or down, and the fabrics being eco-friendly and organic is super important [...] Also, the tags will all have some of my inspirational quotes on them. I'm just looking to send a good message."<ref name="clothinglinemtv"/><ref name="cl2">{{cite web |url=http://www.monstersandcritics.com/lifestyle/fashion/news/article_1507339.php/Selena-Gomez-launches-fashion-line-in-fall-2010 |title=Selena Gomez launches fashion line in fall 2010 |author=April MacIntyre |work=[[Monsters and Critics|MonsterandCritics.com]] |date=2009-10-15 |accessdate=2009-10-22}}</ref> Gomez, who has no background in fashion, teamed up with designers Tony Melillo and Sandra Campos, both who have worked with [[Fashion design#Structure|big-name fashion houses]].<ref name="cl"/> Gomez said of the partnering: "When I met Tony and Sandra, I was instantly comfortable with them and now they are just like family to me [...] They are so creative and I love how I can just call them up whenever and talk to them about everything, even if it's just about changing a button [...] They've been so cool about everything."<ref name="clothinglinemtv"/><ref name="cl"/><ref name="twncl"/><ref name="cl2"/> The brand will be manufactured by, Melillo and Campos teamed with New York-based Adjmi Apparel and formed by Adjmi CH Brands LLC; which is the holding company for the brand.<ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.wwd.com/markets-news/as-a-designer-selena-gomez-has-big-dreams-2343323 |work=[[Women's Wear Daily|WWD.com]] |date=2009-10-15 |title=Disney Star Selena Gomez Launching Fashion Brand |author=Julee Kaplan|accessdate=2009-10-25}}</ref>
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It was announced on July 14, 2011, that Gomez had signed a license agreement with Adrenalina, an extreme sports and adventure-themed lifestyle brand, to develop, manufacture, and distribute the actress' fragrance. It is expected to debut in the spring of 2012. Chairman and C.E.O. of Adrenalina, [[Ilia Lekach]], said, "We are incredibly enthused to be working with Ms. Gomez and will reveal more details pertaining to the fragrance as we get closer to the launch date."<ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.marketwatch.com/story/adrenalina-inc-signs-exclusive-global-fragrance-agreement-with-selena-gomez-2011-07-14?reflink=MW_news_stmp | title=Adrenalina Inc. Signs Exclusive Global Fragrance Agreement with Selena Gomez |work=http://www.marketwatch.com/|date=2011-07-18 |accessdate=2011-07-14}}</ref>
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==Filmography==
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===Film===
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{| class="wikitable sortable"
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|-
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! Year !! Title !! Role !! class="unsortable" | Notes
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|-
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|2003
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|''[[Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over]]''
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|Waterpark Girl
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|Minor role
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|-
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|2005
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|''Walker, Texas Ranger: Trial by Fire''
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|Julie
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|Television movie
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|-
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|2008
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|''[[Another Cinderella Story]]''
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|Mary Santiago
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|Direct-to-video<br />Main role
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|-
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|2008
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|''[[Horton Hears a Who! (film)|Horton Hears a Who!]]''
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|96 daughters
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|(Voice)
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|-
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|2009
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|''[[Princess Protection Program]]''
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|Carter Mason
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|[[List of Disney Channel Original Movies|Disney Channel Original Movie]]<br />Main role
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|-
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|2009
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|''[[Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie]]''
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|[[Alex Russo]]
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|[[List of Disney Channel Original Movies|Disney Channel Original Movie]]<br />Main role
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|-
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|2009
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|''[[Arthur and the Vengeance of Maltazard]]''
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|Princess Selenia
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|(Voice)<br />(Replaced [[Madonna (entertainer)|Madonna]])
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|-
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|2009
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|''[[Arthur 3: The War of the Two Worlds]]''
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|Princess Selenia
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|(Voice)
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|-
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|2010
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|''[[Ramona and Beezus]]''<ref>{{cite web|url=http://artistdirect.com/nad/news/article/0,,4968744,00.html |title=Selena Gomez, Joey King Are Beezus and Ramona |publisher=Artistdirect.com |accessdate=2009-08-06}}</ref>
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|[[Beezus Quimby|Beatrice "Beezus" Quimby]]
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|Main role
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|-
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|2011
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|''[[Monte Carlo (2011 film)|Monte Carlo]]''<ref name="imdb.com">[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1067774/ Monte Carlo (2011) - IMDb<!-- Bot generated title -->]</ref>
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|Grace Bennett/Cordelia Winthrop Scott
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|Main role
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|-
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|2011
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|''[[The Muppets (film)|The Muppets]]''
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|Herself
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|Cameo appearance
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|-
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|2012
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|''[[Thirteen Reasons Why#Film adaptation|Thirteen Reasons Why]]''
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|Hannah Baker
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|Main Role
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|-
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|2012
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|''Hot Mess''
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|TBA
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|Main Role
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|-
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|2013
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|''[[Spring Breakers]]''
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|TBA
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|Main Role
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|}
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===Television===
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{| class="wikitable sortable"
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|-
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! Year !! Title !! Role !! class="unsortable" | Notes
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|2002–2003
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|''[[Barney & Friends]]''
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|Gianna
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|Recurring role
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| rowspan="2" |2006
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|''Brain Zapped''
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|Emily Grace Garcia
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|Unsold pilot<ref name="Brain Zapped Official site">{{cite web|author=Spocket Girl Creative |url=http://www.brainzapped.com/ |title=Official Site for Brain Zapped &#124; Written and Directed by Eliud George Garcia |publisher=Brainzapped.com |date= |accessdate=2011-07-04}}</ref>
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|-
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|''[[The Suite Life of Zack & Cody]]''
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|Gwen
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|"[[List of The Suite Life of Zack & Cody episodes#ep48|A Midsummer's Nightmare]]" (Season 2, episode 22)
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|-
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|2007–2008
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|''[[Hannah Montana]]''
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|Mikayla
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|"[[List of Hannah Montana episodes#ep39|I Want You to Want Me... to Go to Florida]]" (Season 2, episode 13)<br />"[[List of Hannah Montana episodes#ep44|That's What Friends Are For?]]" (Season 2, episode 18)<br />"[[List of Hannah Montana episodes#ep49|(We're So Sorry) Uncle Earl]]" (Season 2, episode 22) (uncredited)
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|-
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|2007–2012
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|''[[Wizards of Waverly Place]]''
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|Alex Russo
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|Lead role
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|-
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| rowspan="3" |2009
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|''[[The Suite Life on Deck]]''
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|Alex Russo
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|"[[List of The Suite Life on Deck episodes#ep21|Double-Crossed]]" (Season 1, episode 21)
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|-
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|''[[Hannah Montana]]''
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|Alex Russo
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|"Double Crossed"
  +
|-
  +
|''[[Sonny With a Chance]]''
  +
|Herself
  +
|"[[List of Sonny With a Chance episodes#ep13|Battle of the Networks' Stars]]" (Season 1, episode 13)
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="2" |2011
  +
|''[[So Random!]]''
  +
|Herself
  +
|Musical guest singing "[[Who Says (Selena Gomez & the Scene song)|Who Says]]"
  +
|-
  +
|''[[PrankStars]]''
  +
|Herself
  +
|Guest star
  +
|}
  +
  +
===Music videos===
  +
{| class="wikitable sortable"
  +
|-
  +
! Year !! Title !! Artist !! class="unsortable" | Notes
  +
|-
  +
|2008
  +
|"[[Burnin' Up]]"
  +
|[[Jonas Brothers]]
  +
|Played [[Nick Jonas]]' love interest
  +
|-
  +
|2011
  +
|"The Dance Routine"
  +
|[[The Midnight Beast]]
  +
|Cameo
  +
|}
  +
  +
==Discography==
  +
{{See also|Selena Gomez & the Scene discography}}
  +
  +
===Soundtrack albums===
  +
{| class="wikitable plainrowheaders" style="text-align:center;" border="1"
  +
|+ List of albums, with selected chart positions
  +
! scope="col" rowspan="2" style="width:15em;" | Title
  +
! scope="col" rowspan="2" style="width:18em;" | Album details
  +
! scope="col" colspan="4" | Peak chart positions
  +
|-
  +
! scope="col" style="width:3em;font-size:90%;"|[[Billboard 200|US]]<br/><ref name="soundtrack albums">List of Selena Gomez's soundtrack:
  +
* Another Cinderella Story: {{cite web|url=http://www.allmusic.com/album/another-cinderella-story-r1409947/charts-awards|title=Another Cinderella Story - Original Soundtrack|work=Allmusic|date=2010-05-13|accessdate=2010-05-13}}
  +
Wizards of Waverly Place: {{cite web|url=http://www.allmusic.com/album/wizards-of-waverly-place-songs-from-and-inspired-by-the-hit-tv-series-r1612628/charts-awards|title=Wizards of Waverly Place: Songs from and Inspired by the Hit TV Series|work=Allmusic|date=2010-05-13|accessdate=2010-05-13}}</ref>
  +
! scope="col" style="width:3em;font-size:90%;"|[[Top Soundtracks|US OST]]<br /><ref name="soundtrack albums"/>
  +
! scope="col" style="width:3em;font-size:90%;"|[[Kid Albums|US Kids]]<br /><ref name="soundtrack albums"/>
  +
! scope="col" style="width:3em;font-size:90%;"|[[VG-lista|NOR]]<br/><ref>{{cite web|url=http://norwegiancharts.com/showitem.asp?interpret=Soundtrack&titel=Wizards+Of+Waverly+Place&cat=a|title=SOUNDTRACK - WIZARDS OF WAVERLY PLACE (ALBUM)|work=norwegiancharts.com|date=2010-05-13|accessdate=2010-05-13}}</ref>
  +
|-
  +
! scope="row"| ''[[Another Cinderella Story#Soundtrack|Another Cinderella Story]]''
  +
|
  +
* Released: August 26, 2008
  +
* Formats: [[CD]], digital download
  +
* Label: [[Walt Disney Records]]
  +
| 116 || 8 || — || —
  +
|-
  +
! scope="row"| ''[[Wizards of Waverly Place (soundtrack)|Wizards of Waverly Place]]''
  +
|
  +
* Released: August 4, 2009
  +
* Formats: [[CD]], digital download
  +
* Label: [[Walt Disney Records]]
  +
| 24 || 4 || 2 || 27
  +
|-
  +
|colspan="7" style="font-size:90%;"|"—" denotes items which were not released in that country or failed to chart.
  +
|}
  +
  +
===Singles===
  +
{| class="wikitable plainrowheaders" style="text-align:center;" border="1"
  +
|+ List of singles, with selected chart positions
  +
! scope="col" rowspan="2" style="width:16em;"| Title
  +
! scope="col" rowspan="2"| Year
  +
! scope="col" colspan="3"| Peak chart positions
  +
! scope="col" rowspan="2"| Album
  +
|-
  +
! scope="col" style="width:4em;font-size:90%;"|[[Billboard Hot 100|US]]<br><ref name="general">{{cite web |url=http://acharts.us/performer/selena_gomez|title=Selena Gomez - Chart History|publisher=acharts.us|accessdate=2011-02-10}}</ref>
  +
! scope="col" style="width:4em;font-size:90%;"|[[Canadian Hot 100|CAN]]<br><ref name="general"/>
  +
! scope="col" style="width:4em;font-size:90%;"|[[VG-lista|NOR]]<br><ref>{{cite web |url=http://norwegiancharts.com/showitem.asp?interpret=Selena+Gomez&titel=Magic&cat=s|title=SELENA GOMEZ - MAGIC (SONG) on Norway Charts|publisher=norwegiancharts.com|accessdate=2011-02-10}}</ref>
  +
|-
  +
! scope="row"| "[[Tell Me Something I Don't Know]]"
  +
| 2008
  +
| 58 || — || —
  +
| ''[[Another Cinderella Story#Soundtrack|Another Cinderella Story]]''
  +
|-
  +
! scope="row"| "[[Magic (Pilot song)|Magic]]"
  +
| rowspan="2"| 2009
  +
| 61 || 86 || 5
  +
| ''[[Wizards of Waverly Place (soundtrack)|Wizards of Waverly Place]]''
  +
|-
  +
! scope="row"| "[[One and the Same]]" <br><small>(with [[Demi Lovato]])</small>
  +
| 82 || — || —
  +
| ''[[Disney Channel Playlist]]''
  +
|-
  +
! scope="row"| "[[Shake It Up (Disney song)|Shake It Up]]"
  +
| 2011
  +
| — || — || —
  +
| ''[[Shake It Up: Break It Down]]''
  +
|-
  +
|}
  +
  +
===Featured singles===
  +
{| class="wikitable plainrowheaders" style="text-align:center;" border="1"
  +
|+ List of singles, with selected chart positions
  +
! scope="col" rowspan="2" style="width:20em;" | Title
  +
! scope="col" rowspan="2" | Year
  +
! scope="col" colspan="1" | Peak chart positions
  +
! scope="col" rowspan="2" | Album
  +
|-
  +
! scope="col" style="width:6em;font-size:90%;"|[[Billboard Hot 100|US]]<br><ref name="general"/>
  +
|-
  +
! scope="row"| "[[Whoa Oh!#Duet Version|Whoa Oh!]]"<br><small>([[Forever The Sickest Kids]] featuring Selena Gomez)</small>
  +
| rowspan="2"| 2009
  +
| —
  +
| non-album song
  +
|-
  +
! scope="row"| "[[Send It On (song)|Send It On]]" <br><small>(among [[Disney's Friends for Change]])</small>
  +
| 20
  +
| non-album song
  +
|-
  +
|}
  +
  +
===Other appearances===
  +
{| class="wikitable plainrowheaders" style="text-align:center;" border="1"
  +
! scope="col" style="width:18em;"| Song
  +
! scope="col"| Year
  +
! scope="col"| Album
  +
|-
  +
! scope="row"| "[[Cruella De Vil (Selena Gomez Song)|Cruella de Vil]]"<ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.allmusic.com/album/disneymania-vol-6-r1344763|title=Disneymania, Vol. 6|publisher=Allmusic|accessdate=2011-02-10}}</ref>
  +
| rowspan="2"| 2008
  +
| ''[[Disneymania 6]]''
  +
|-
  +
! scope="row"| "Fly to Your Heart"<ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.allmusic.com/album/disney-fairies-tinkerbell-r1423178|title=Disney Fairies: Tinkerbell|publisher=Allmusic|accessdate=2011-02-10}}</ref>
  +
| ''[[Tinker Bell (film)#Soundtrack|Disney Fairies: Tinkerbell]]''
  +
|-
  +
! scope="row"| "Everything Is Not What It Seem"<ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.allmusic.com/album/disney-channel-playlist-r1579246|title=Listen Now! Disney Channel Playlist|publisher=Allmusic|accessdate=2011-02-10}}</ref>
  +
| rowspan="2"| 2009
  +
| ''[[Disney Channel Playlist]]''
  +
|-
  +
! scope="row"| "Everything Is Not What It Seem"<ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.allmusic.com/album/pop-it-rock-it-r1660704|title=Pop It Rock It!|publisher=Allmusic|accessdate=2011-02-10}}</ref>
  +
| ''Pop It Rock It!''
  +
|-
  +
! scope="row"| "[[Trust in Me (The Python's Song)|Trust in Me]]"<ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.allmusic.com/album/disneymania-vol-7-r1716405|title=Disneymania 7|publisher=Allmusic|accessdate=2011-02-10}}</ref>
  +
| rowspan="2"| 2010
  +
| ''[[Disneymania 7]]''
  +
|-
  +
! scope="row"| "Winter Wonderland"<ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.allmusic.com/album/family-holiday-vol-2-r2072366|title=Family Holiday, Vol. 2|publisher=Allmusic|accessdate=2011-02-10}}</ref>
  +
| ''Family Holiday, Vol. 2''
  +
|-
  +
|}
  +
  +
===Music videos===
  +
{| class="wikitable plainrowheaders" style="text-align:center;" border="1"
  +
! scope="col" style="width:18em;"| Song
  +
! scope="col"| Year
  +
! scope="col"| Album
  +
|-
  +
! scope="row"| "Cruella De Vil"
  +
| rowspan="3"| 2008
  +
| Unknown
  +
|-
  +
! scope="row"| "Tell Me Something I Don't Know"
  +
| Unknown
  +
|-
  +
! scope="row"| "Fly to Your Heart"
  +
| Unknown
  +
|-
  +
! scope="row"| "One and the Same"
  +
| rowspan="2"| 2009
  +
| Unknown
  +
|-
  +
! scope="row"| "Send It On"
  +
| Unknown
  +
|-
  +
|}
  +
  +
==Awards and nominations==
  +
{| class="wikitable"
  +
|-
  +
! Year
  +
! Award
  +
! Category
  +
! Work
  +
! Outcome
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan=2 | 2008
  +
| [[ALMA Award]]<ref name="almaawards.com">{{cite web|url=http://www.almaawards.com/2008-nominees.html |work=[[Alma Award|AlmaAward.com]] |year=2008 |accessdate=2009-10-20 |title=Alma Awards 2008 |archiveurl=http://web.archive.org/web/20080730002201/www.almaawards.com/2008-nominees.html |archivedate=2008-07-30}}</ref>
  +
| Outstanding Female Performance in a Comedy Television Series
  +
| rowspan=4| ''[[Wizards of Waverly Place]]''
  +
| rowspan=3 {{nom}}
  +
|-
  +
| [[Imagen Awards]]<ref name="Imagen.org">{{cite web|url=http://www.imagen.org/awards/2008/nominees |title=Hbo’S Rodrigo Garcia, Ugly Betty’S Tony Plana And Writer Ligiah Villalobos Of La Misma Luna To Receive Top Honors |work=Imagen.org|accessdate=2009-08-06}}{{dead link|date=July 2011}}</ref>
  +
| Best Actress – Television
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan=12 | 2009
  +
| [[NAACP Image Awards]]<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.naacpimageawards.net/40/win_tv.php |title=The 40th NAACP Image Awards |work=Naacpimageawards.net|accessdate=2009-08-06}}</ref>
  +
| Outstanding Performance in a Youth/Children's Program – Series or Special
  +
|-
  +
|[[2009 Kids' Choice Awards|Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards]]<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.nickkcapress.com/2009KCA/ |title=Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards 2009 Press Kit |work=Nickkcapress.com |date=2009-03-30 |accessdate=2009-08-06}}</ref>
  +
|Favorite TV Actress
  +
| rowspan=2 {{won}}
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="3" | [[Young Artist Award]]<ref name="yaa24">{{cite web |url=http://www.youngartistawards.org/noms30.html |title=30th Annual Young Artist Awards |work=YoungArtistAwards.org |accessdate=2009-10-20 |date=2009-06-21}}</ref>
  +
| Best Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries, or Special – Leading Young Actress
  +
| ''[[Another Cinderella Story]]''
  +
|-
  +
| Best Performance in a TV Series – Leading Young Actress
  +
| ''Wizards of Waverly Place''
  +
| rowspan=2 {{nom}}
  +
|-
  +
| Best Performance in a Voice-over Role
  +
| ''[[Horton Hears a Who! (film)|Horton Hears a Who!]]''
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="3"| [[Teen Choice Awards]]<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.myfoxla.com/dpp/story/Teen_Choice_2009_Winners_20090809 |title=Teen Choice Awards 2009: The Winners |work=teenchoiceawards.com/|accessdate=2009-08-10}}</ref>
  +
| "Choice Summer- Celebrity Dancer"
  +
| ''Another Cinderella Story''
  +
| rowspan=4 {{won}}
  +
|-
  +
| "Choice Summer – TV Star-Female"
  +
| ''[[Princess Protection Program]]''
  +
|-
  +
| "Choice Other Stuff – Red Carpet Icon: Female"
  +
|rowpan=2| Herself
  +
|-
  +
| Hollywood Style Awards<ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.glamourvanity.com/glam-events/2009-hollywood-style-awards-winners/ |title=2009 HOLLYWOOD STYLE AWARDS WINNERS|work=Glamour Vanity|accessdate=2009-10-13}}</ref>
  +
| Style Igenue
  +
|-
  +
| Imagen Awards<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.imagen.org/awards/2009/nominees |title=Nominees for 24th Annual Imagen Awards Announced |work=Imagen.org|year=2009 |accessdate=2009-12-21}}{{dead link|date=July 2011}}</ref>
  +
| Best Actress – Television
  +
| rowspan=6 |''Wizards of Waverly Place''
  +
| {{nom}}
  +
|-
  +
| Alma Award<ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.chiff.com/pop-culture/alma-awards.htm |title=2009 ALMA Award Nominees & * Winners|work=Alma Award|accessdate=2009-09-19}}</ref>
  +
| Special Achievement Comedy – Television – Actress
  +
| {{won}}
  +
|-
  +
|[[Nickelodeon Australian Kids' Choice Awards]]<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.tvtonight.com.au/2009/09/2009-kids-choice-awards-nominees.html |date=2009-09-20 |author=David Knox |accessdate=2009-10-20 |publisher=TVTonight.au.com |title=2009 Kid's Choice Awards: Nominees: TV Tonight}}</ref>
  +
| Fave International TV Star
  +
| {{nom}}
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan=11 |2010
  +
| [[Gracie Award]]<ref>{{cite web|url=http://thegracies.org/2010-grace-awards.php |title=2010 Gracie Awards Winners |work=Gracie Allen Award|accessdate=2010-02-25}}</ref>
  +
| Outstanding Female Rising Star in a Comedy Series
  +
| {{won}}
  +
|-
  +
| NAACP Image Awards<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.naacpimageawards.net/41/nominees-and-voting/nominees/ |title=The 41st NAACP Image Awards |work=Naacpimageawards.net|accessdate=2010-01-06}}</ref>
  +
| Outstanding Performance in a Youth/Children's Program – Series or Special
  +
| {{nom}}
  +
|-
  +
|[[2010 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards|Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards]]<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.chiff.com/pop-culture/kids-choice-awards.htm |title=2010 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards |work=Nickkcapress.com|date=2010-02-14 |accessdate=2010-02-14}}</ref>
  +
|Favorite TV Actress
  +
| {{won}}
  +
|-
  +
|Young Artist Award<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.youngartistawards.org/noms31.html |title=31st Annual Young Artist Award |work=youngartistawards.org/|accessdate=2010-02-22}}</ref>
  +
|Best Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries, or Special – Leading Young Actress
  +
|''Princess Protection Program''
  +
| rowspan=3 {{nom}}
  +
|-
  +
|[[BET Awards]]<ref>{{cite web|url=http://betawards.bet.com/nominees/category/youngstars-award |title=YOUNGSTARS AWARD |work=Bet.com |date=2010-06-27 |accessdate=2010-06-27}}</ref>
  +
|YoungStars Award
  +
| rowspan=3| ''Wizards of Waverly Place''
  +
|-
  +
|American Latino Awards<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.americanlatino.tv/awards |title=Welcome to the 4th Annual American Latino TV Awards |work=americanlatino.tv |year=2010 |accessdate=2010-06-05}}</ref>
  +
|Favorite American Latino Actor
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="3"| [[2010 Teen Choice Awards|Teen Choice Awards]]<ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1645401/20100809/story.jhtml |title=2010 Teen Choice Awards Winners List |work=TeenChoiceAwards.com |accessdate=2010-06-15}}</ref>
  +
|Choice TV Actress: Comedy
  +
| rowspan=2 {{won}}
  +
|-
  +
|Choice Red Carpet Fashion Icon: Female
  +
|Herself
  +
|-
  +
|Choice Summer: Movie Star- Female
  +
| ''[[Ramona and Beezus]]''
  +
| rowspan=2 {{nom}}
  +
|-
  +
|Imagen Awards<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.imagen.org/awards/2010/winners |title=Winners of 25th Annual Imagen Awards Announced Honoring Latinos in Entertainment, includes Multiple Wins for the Brothers Bratt|work=imaged.org|date=2010-08-16|accessdate=2010-08-17}}{{dead link|date=July 2011}}</ref>
  +
|Best Actress – Television
  +
|''[[Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie]]''
  +
|-
  +
|Nickelodeon Australian Kids' Choice Awards<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.cambio.com/more/news/australian-nickelodeon-kids-choice-awards-2010-winners |title=Australian Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards 2010 Winners|work=http://www.cambio.com/|date=2010-10-10|accessdate=2010-10-09}}</ref>
  +
|Fave TV Star
  +
|rowspan=3| ''Wizards of Waverly Place''
  +
| {{won}}
  +
|-
  +
|rowspan=14|2011
  +
| NAACP Image Awards<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.naacpimageawards.net/42/winners-and-honorees/television/ |title=Television Nominees |work=Naacpimageawards.net|accessdate=2011-03-04}}</ref>
  +
| Outstanding Performance in a Youth/Children's Program – Series or Special
  +
| {{nom}}
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan=2| [[2011 Kids' Choice Awards|Nickelodeon Kid's Choice Awards]]<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.nick.com/kids-choice-awards/nominees |title=The Winners |work=http://www.nick.com/|date=2011-02-10 |accessdate=2011-02-10}}</ref>
  +
|Favorite TV Actress
  +
| {{Won}}
  +
|-
  +
|Favorite Female Singer
  +
|rowspan=2| Herself
  +
| {{nom}}
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan=4| [[2011 Teen Choice Awards|Teen Choice Awards]]<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.chiff.com/pop-culture/teen-choice-awards.htm |title=2011 Teen Choice Award Nominees & Winners |work=http://www.chiff.com/|date=2011-06-29 |accessdate=2011-06-29}}</ref>
  +
|Choice Female Hottie
  +
| rowspan=2 {{won}}
  +
|-
  +
|Choice TV Actress: Comedy
  +
| ''Wizards of Waverly Place''
  +
|-
  +
|Choice Summer: Movie Star- Female
  +
|''[[Monte Carlo (2011 film)|Monte Carlo]]''
  +
| rowspan=2 {{nom}}
  +
|-
  +
|Choice Summer: Music Star- Female
  +
|Herself
  +
|-
  +
| Imagen Awards<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.imagen.org/news/imagen-awards/2011/08/winners-26th-annual-imagen-awards-announced |title=Winners of 26th Annual Imagen Awards Announced Honoring Latinos in Entertainment |work=http://www.imagen.org/|date=2011-08-14 |accessdate=2011-08-14}}</ref>
  +
|Best Young Actress – Television
  +
|rowspan=2| ''Wizards of Waverly Place''
  +
| {{won}}
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan=3| Alma Award<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.okmagazine.com/2011/07/selena-gomez-ties-christina-aguilera-for-most-alma-award-noms/ |title=Selena Gomez Ties Christina Aguilera for Most Alma Award Noms |work=http://www.okmagazine.com/|date=2011-07-28 |accessdate=2011-07-28}}</ref>
  +
|Favorite TV Actress – Leading Role in a Comedy
  +
| rowspan=4 {{nom}}
  +
|-
  +
|Favorite Movie Actress – Comedy/Musical
  +
|''Monte Carlo''
  +
|-
  +
|Favorite Female Music Artist
  +
| rowspan=2| Herself
  +
|-
  +
| [[2011 MTV Europe Music Awards| MTV Europe Music Awards]]<ref>{{cite web|url=http://uk.mtvema.com/vote |title=Vote |work=http://uk.mtvema.com/|date=2011-09-20 |accessdate=2011-09-20}}</ref>
  +
|Biggest Fans
  +
|-
  +
|[[Nickelodeon Australian Kids' Choice Awards]]<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.thehothits.com/news/26325/australian-nickelodeon-kids-choice-awards-2011-winners-list |date=2011-10-07 |author=Hot Hits |accessdate=2011-10-07 |publisher=thehothits.com |title=2011 Australian Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards 2011 Winners List}}</ref>
  +
| Fave TV Star
  +
| ''Wizards of Waverly Place''
  +
|rowspan=2 {{Won}}
  +
|-
  +
|Nickelodeon Argentina Kids' Choice Awards <ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.clarin.com/espectaculos/chicos/Bandas-premios-slime-espiritu-preadolescente_0_571143083.html |date=2011-10-12 |author=Javier Rodríguez Petersen |accessdate=2011-11-05 |publisher=clarin.com |title=Bandas, premios y slime: huele a espíritu preadolescente}}</ref>
  +
| Favorite International Singer
  +
| ''Selena Gomez & the Scene''
  +
|}
  +
  +
==References==
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{{Reflist|colwidth=30em}}
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==External links==
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{{Commons category|Selena Gomez}}
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* {{official website|http://www.selenagomez.com/}}
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* {{IMDb name|1411125|Selena Gomez}}
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* [http://disney.go.com/official-sites/selena-gomez/index Selena Gomez] at Disney.com
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{{Selena Gomez & the Scene}}
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Template:Use mdy dates Template:Pp-semi-blp Template:Pp-move-indef Template:Infobox musical artist Selena Marie Gomez (born July 22, 1992)<ref name="birth">{{Cite web}}</ref> is an American actress and singer best known for portraying Alex Russo in the Emmy Award-winning Disney Channel television series Wizards of Waverly Place. She subsequently ventured into feature films and has starred in the television movies Another Cinderella Story, Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie, and Princess Protection Program. She made her starring theatrical film debut in Ramona and Beezus.

Her career has expanded into the music industry; Gomez is the lead singer and founder of the pop band Selena Gomez & the Scene, which has released two RIAA Gold certified studio albums, Kiss & Tell and A Year Without Rain and spawned three RIAA Platinum certified singles, "Naturally", "Who Says" and "Love You Like a Love Song".<ref name="RIAA Platinum">{{Cite web}}</ref> As of April 2011, the band has sold 1,354,000 albums in the United States.<ref name="ask billboard">{{Cite web}}</ref> Gomez has also contributed to the soundtracks of Tinker Bell, Another Cinderella Story, Wizards of Waverly Place, and Shake It Up after signing a record deal with Hollywood Records. In 2008, Gomez was designated a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.<ref name=UNICEF />

Personal life

Gomez was born in Grand Prairie, Texas.<ref name="birth" /> She is the daughter of former stage actress Amanda Dawn "Mandy" Teefey (née Cornett) and Ricardo Joel Gomez.<ref name="ChuckIt">Chuck Barney (2008-02-07). Selena Gomez could be next Disney 'it' girl. Oakland Tribune. Retrieved 2008-08-01.</ref><ref name="Teen Vogue">Lauren Waterman (2009-05). Selena Gomez: spell bound Teen Vogue. Retrieved 2009-05-11.</ref><ref>Ancestry.com. Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005. Original data: Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997. Texas: Texas Department of State Health Services. Microfiche.</ref> Her father is of Mexican ancestry, and her mother is of part Italian descent.<ref>{{Cite web}}</ref><ref>Lee Hernández (2008-03-22). Teen star Selena Gómez looks beyond Disney. NY Daily News. Retrieved 2008-08-01.</ref> Regarding her Hispanic heritage, Gomez said: "My family does have Quinceañeras, and we go to the communion church. We do everything that's Catholic, but we don't really have anything traditional except [that we] go to the park and have barbecues on Sundays after church."<ref>{{Cite web}}</ref> Her birth parents divorced when she was five years old, and she was raised as an only child by her working mother.<ref name="ChuckIt"/><ref name="sgpeoplemag">{{Cite web}}</ref> In 2006, Mandy remarried Brian Teefey.<ref>{{Cite web}}</ref> She is named after Tejano singer Selena, who died almost three years after Gomez was born.<ref>{{Cite web}}</ref> In a 2009 interview with People, Gomez mentioned that she developed an early interest in acting from watching her mother prepare for and act in theater productions.<ref name="sgpeoplemag"/> She earned a high school diploma through homeschooling in May 2010.<ref>Selena Gomez Graduates High School – On Screen & Off | Access Hollywood – Celebrity News, Photos & Videos. Access Hollywood (2010-05-12). Retrieved on 2010-11-17.</ref>

On February 27, 2011, Gomez attended the 2011 Vanity Fair Oscar Party with Canadian singer Justin Bieber,<ref>{{Cite web}}</ref> confirming several months of media speculation about a romantic relationship between the pair.<ref>{{Cite web}}</ref><ref>{{Cite web}}</ref><ref>{{Cite web}}</ref><ref>{{Cite web}}</ref><ref>{{Cite web}}</ref><ref>{{Cite web}}</ref> The relationship has since continued to garner significant media attention.<ref>{{Cite web}}</ref><ref>{{Cite web}}</ref><ref>{{Cite web}}</ref><ref>{{Cite web}}</ref><ref>{{Cite web}}</ref>

Acting career

2002–06: Barney & Friends and early work

Gomez began her acting career at age seven, playing Gianna on Barney & Friends.<ref>{{Cite web}}</ref> She later had minor roles in Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over and the TV film Walker, Texas Ranger: Trial By Fire. Gomez also starred in the television movie Brain Zapped. (Selena Gomez also found out that she wanted to be an actress because in E Special she states that "I would also watch my mom on stage do her lines".)

In 2004, Gomez was discovered by the Disney Channel in a USA-wide scouting.<ref>{{Cite web}}</ref> Gomez appeared as a guest star on The Suite Life of Zack & Cody and had a guest appearance – that later turned into a recurring role – on Hannah Montana from seasons two to three. Gomez previously taped two different pilots that were spin-offs to two previous Disney series.<ref>{{Cite web}}</ref> The first one, What's Stevie Thinking?, was the spin-off to Lizzie McGuire. Gomez played Stevie Sanchez, Miranda Sanchez's little sister. The other show was titled Arwin!, the spin-off to The Suite Life of Zack & Cody, in which she played Alexa. Neither series was picked up.

2007–09: Wizards of Waverly Place

Gomez on the studio set of Wizards of Waverly Place before filming an episode for the show's first season in April 2007

In early 2007 Gomez was cast in the Disney Channel series Wizards of Waverly Place as one of the three main characters, Alex Russo. The show premiered to an audience of 5.9 million, becoming a hit. Many news outlets began dubbing Gomez the next 'Miley Cyrus' causing some controversy and a reported 'feud'. Gomez clarified that there was no feud and that she was flattered by the comparison, saying: "It's a little overwhelming, but I think really, it's a compliment. She's obviously extremely successful, and I think she's a wonderful performer ... So being compared to her, I was very, very flattered."<ref>{{Cite web}}</ref>

In 2008, Gomez appeared in Another Cinderella Story, the direct-to-DVD sequel to the 2004 Hilary Duff film, opposite Drew Seeley. She also had a minor voiceover role as one the Mayor's ninety-six daughters in Horton Hears a Who! which released in March of that year. In April, Lacey Rose, of Forbes ranked Gomez as being fifth on their "Eight Hot Kid Stars To Watch" list; and Rose described Gomez as having been "a multitalented teen".<ref>Template:Cite news</ref>

In February 2009, Gomez signed on to star as one of the two female leads in Ramona and Beezus, a film adaption of the children's novel series by Beverly Cleary.<ref name="MTV">{{Cite web}}</ref><ref name="kilday">Template:Cite news</ref> Gomez stated that she felt no pressure in taking more adult roles: "I think I’m fully aware of my audience and I’m still just a kid myself. I wouldn’t do a role I don’t feel comfortable doing or that my audience wouldn’t feel comfortable seeing."<ref>Template:Cite news</ref>

In June 2009, Gomez did a guest appearance as herself in one episode of best friend Demi Lovato's Disney Channel television show, Sonny with a Chance, entitled "Battle of The Network Stars". That same month Gomez appeared alongside Lovato in the made-for-television Disney Channel movie, Princess Protection Program.<ref>{{Cite web}}</ref> The telecast garnered 8.5 million viewers becoming, at the time, the third most watched Disney Channel Original Movie.<ref>{{Cite web}}</ref> One month later, Gomez, along with two cast members of Wizards of Waverly Place appeared in a television three-way cross-over episode with Hannah Montana and The Suite Life on Deck, entitled Wizards on Deck with Hannah Montana.

On August 28, two months after appearing in Princess Protection Program, Gomez starred in Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie, a made-for-television film based on the show.<ref>{{Cite web}}</ref> The film premiered to an audience of 11.4 million viewers becoming cable's No. 1 scripted telecast of 2009 and Disney Channel's second most-viewed film premiere after High School Musical 2.<ref name=autogenerated1>Top 100 Most-Watched Telecasts On Basic Cable For 2009. Tvbythenumbers.com. Retrieved on 2011-02-04.</ref> In 2010, the film adaptation won Wizards of Waverly Place its second consecutive Emmy for "Outstanding Children's Program" at the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards over its television series counterpart which had won in the same category at the 61st Primetime Emmy Awards.<ref name="emmys.com">{{Cite web}}</ref>

2010–present: Focus on film

Gomez on location in Paris, France filming Monte Carlo in June 2010

Gomez's first theatrical film Ramona & Beezus premiered on July 23, 2010 and met with generally positive reviews.<ref>{{Cite web}}</ref> In March 2010, Variety reported that Gomez was set to star as one of the three lead roles in Monte Carlo, alongside Leighton Meester and Katie Cassidy.<ref>Template:Cite news</ref> In the film Gomez plays Grace, a girl who’s “mistaken for a socialite while on a trip to Paris.”<ref>{{Cite web}}</ref> To prepare for the role Gomez learned how to play polo and also took two weeks of vocal training to learn two different British accents.<ref>{{Cite web}}</ref><ref>Template:Cite news</ref> The same year Gomez confirmed that the fourth season of her hit Disney Channel show, Wizards of Waverly Place, would be its last.

In February 2011, Deadline.com reported that Universal Pictures and Strike Entertainment had acquired the novel Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher with Gomez attached to the lead.<ref>{{Cite web}}</ref> That same month TV Guide reported that Gomez would make a cameo in the Muppets film.<ref>{{Cite web}}</ref> Production for the final season of Wizards of Waverly Place came to a wrap on May 14, 2011.<ref>{{Cite web}}</ref> Gomez co-hosted the 2011 MuchMusic Video Awards on June 19.<ref>{{Cite web}}</ref> She also hosted the 2011 MTV EMAs on November 6, 2011, in Belfast, Northern Ireland, where she performed her band's new single "Hit The Lights". In early November, Variety reported that Gomez was in talks to star in the upcoming film Spring Breakers alongside James Franco, Emma Roberts, and Vanessa Hudgens.<ref>{{Cite web}}</ref> Gomez confirmed to MTV that she had signed on for the project and that production will begin in early 2012.<ref>{{Cite web}}</ref>

Music career

2009: Solo career

In 2008, Gomez recorded a cover of "Cruella de Vil"—which included a music video—for the compilation album DisneyMania 6. Gomez recorded three songs for the Another Cinderella Story soundtrack, which Gomez appears in.

Selena Gomez permorming Naturally on Good Morning America

Gomez also recorded "Fly to Your Heart" for the 2008 animated film Tinker Bell. In July 2008, before Gomez' sixteenth birthday, she signed a recording deal with Hollywood Records, a music label owned by Disney.<ref>Marc Malkin (2008-07-22). Selena Gomez's Supersweet 16. E! Online. Retrieved 2009-07-07.</ref> In 2009, Gomez recorded "One and the Same" for Princess Protection Program as a duet with her co-star Lovato.<ref>{{Cite web}}</ref> Gomez recorded four songs, one of which was a cover, for the Wizards of Waverly Place soundtrack, only one single (Magic) from the album was released. In May, of the same year, Gomez was featured, with Forever the Sickest Kids, on a duet version of the non-album song "Whoa Oh!".<ref>{{Cite web}}</ref>

2009–present: Selena Gomez & the Scene

Main article: Selena Gomez & the Scene
Gomez performing at 2011 Much Music Video Awards

Formed in 2009, Selena Gomez & the Scene is a teen pop band which consists of Selena Gomez on vocals, Ethan Roberts on guitar, Joey Clement on bass, Greg Garman on drums and Dane Forrest on keyboards. Kiss & Tell is the band's debut studio album and was released on September 29, 2009 by Hollywood Records. On March 5, 2010, the album was certified Gold by RIAA.<ref name="RIAA Platinum"/> The album's single, "Naturally", was certified Platinum by the RIAA on July 15, 2010.<ref name="RIAA Platinum"/> The band's second album A Year Without Rain was released on September 17, 2010. The record debuted on the Billboard 200 at number 4, selling 66,000 copies. On January 19, 2011, the album was certified Gold by RIAA.<ref name="RIAA Platinum"/> The band's third album When the Sun Goes Down, previously titled Otherside, released on June 28, 2011.<ref>{{Cite web}}</ref> The album debuted at number 4 on the Billboard 200, selling 78,000 copies its first week.<ref>{{Cite web}}</ref> The following week, the album rose to number 3 on the, becoming the band's highest charting album to date.<ref>{{Cite web}}</ref> The album's lead single, "Who Says" was certified Platinum by RIAA on June 23, 2011 and has become the band's highest charting song on the Billboard Hot 100 to date, peaking at number 21.<ref name="RIAA Platinum"/><ref name=yahoomusic>{{Cite web}}</ref>

Other projects

Philanthropy

Gomez performing Love You Like A Love Song on Good Morning America in June 2011

Gomez was involved in the UR Votes Count campaign which encouraged teenagers to learn more about 2008 presidential candidates Barack Obama and John McCain.<ref>{{Cite web}}</ref> In October 2008, Gomez participated in St. Jude's Children's Hospital "Runway For Life" benefit.<ref>{{Cite web}}</ref> Gomez is a spokesperson for Borden Milk; she is featured in the campaign's print and television ads.<ref>{{Cite web}}</ref> She is the ambassador of DoSomething.org after being involved with the charity Island Dog, which help dogs in Puerto Rico.<ref>{{Cite web}}</ref> She got involved while filming Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie in Puerto Rico.<ref>{{Cite web}}</ref> Gomez is a spokesperson for State Farm Insurance, and is featured in their TV commercials; which air on the Disney Channel, to raise awareness of being a safe driver.<ref>{{Cite web}}</ref> Gomez is also involved with the charity RAISE Hope For Congo, an initiative of the Enough Project, which helps raise awareness about conflict minerals and violence against Congolese women.<ref name="congo">{{Cite web}}</ref>

In October 2008, Gomez was named UNICEF's spokesperson for the Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF campaign, which encouraged children to raise money on Halloween to help children around the world.<ref name="UNICEF"/> She said that she was "extremely excited" to "encourage other kids to make a difference in the world."<ref name="UNICEF">{{Cite web}}</ref>

In August 2009, a 17-year-old Gomez became the youngest UNICEF ambassador ever, passing fellow songstress Hayley Westenra, who was 18 when she was chosen. In her first official field mission, Gomez traveled to Ghana on September 4, 2009 for a week to witness first-hand the stark conditions of vulnerable children that lack vital necessities including clean water, nourishment, education and healthcare.<ref name="au">Template:Cite news</ref><ref name="ghanatrip">Template:Cite news</ref> Gomez explained during an interview with Associated Press that she wanted to use her star power to bring awareness to Ghana: “That’s why I feel very honored to have a voice that kids listen to and take into consideration [...] I had people on my tour asking me where IS Ghana, and they Googled it [...] and because I went there, they now know where Ghana is. So it’s pretty incredible.”<ref name="ghanatrip"/><ref>Template:Cite news</ref> Gomez said of her role as ambassador that: "Every day 25,000 children die from preventable causes. I stand with UNICEF in the belief that we can change that number from 25,000 to zero. I know we can achieve this because every moment, UNICEF is on the ground providing children with the lifesaving assistance needed to ensure zero becomes a reality."<ref name="au"/>

Gomez was named spokesperson for UNICEF's 2009 Trick-or-Treat campaign, for the second year in a row.<ref>{{Cite web}} </ref> Gomez, who raised over $700,000 for the charity in 2008, stated that she hopes to be able to raise 1 million dollars in 2009.<ref name="ghanatrip"/> Gomez participated in a celebrity auction<ref name="auction">{{Cite web}}</ref> and hosted a live web cast series on Facebook in support of the Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF campaign.<ref name="sfp">{{Cite web}}</ref> Gomez returned as the UNICEF spokesperson for the 60th anniversary of Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF campaign in 2010.<ref>Template:Cite news</ref> In celebration of the 60th anniversary, Gomez and her band, The Scene, held a benefit concert donating all proceeds to the campaign.<ref>Template:Cite news</ref>

In February 2011, Gomez traveled to Chile to witness and meet with the families of UNICEF's supported program, "Programa Puente" which helps families better understand and develops skills to deal effectively with early childhood education, development and other issues related to raising children. From her field trip experience, Gomez said "UNICEF is helping Chilean families get out of poverty, prevent violence within the home and promote education. To witness first hand these families' struggles, and also their hope and perseverance, was truly inspiring."<ref>Template:Cite news</ref> In March 2011, Gomez participated in the UNICEF Tap Project's "Celebrity Tap Pack," limited-edition, custom-made water bottles featuring tap water from the homes of each celebrity advocate, in order to raise funds and increase profile for the clean water and sanitation programs.<ref>Template:Cite news</ref> She is also featured in videos promoting the campaign.<ref>Template:Cite news</ref><ref>Template:Cite news</ref>

Gomez is involved in Disney's Friends for Change, an organization which promotes "environmently-friendly behavior", and appears in its public service announcements.<ref name="Disneycharity">{{Cite web}}</ref> Gomez, Demi Lovato, Miley Cyrus, and the Jonas Brothers recorded "Send It On", a charity single with all of its proceeds to the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund.<ref name="pressrelease">Template:Cite press release</ref><ref name="iTunes">{{Cite web}}</ref> It debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 at number 20.<ref name="pressrelease" /> Also in 2009, Gomez made a surprise visit to a Los Angeles elementary school as part of the "A Day Made Better" program that was sponsored by OfficeMax. During her visit, Gomez gave the school an award and $1,000 worth of school supplies, and talked to students about the importance of giving back to the community.<ref name="parade">{{Cite web}}</ref><ref>Template:Cite news</ref>

Gomez is also the owner of six rescue dogs and describes herself as a "huge animal-lover".<ref name="dogs">{{Cite web}}</ref>

Entrepreneurship and sponsorships

Gomez on the set of her music video for "Tell Me Something I Don't Know" in July 2008

Gomez was part of Sears back-to-school fashion ad campaign.<ref>{{Cite web}}</ref> As part of the campaign Gomez was featured in the television commercials. In August 2009, Gomez also hosted the "Sears Arrive Air Band Casting Call" – to select five people for the first-ever "Sears Air Band", which performed at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards.<ref>{{Cite web}}</ref>

In October 2008, Gomez launched her own production company, July Moon Productions, and partnered with XYZ Films to create star vehicles for Gomez. As part of the agreement Gomez will have the opportunity to be able option articles, hire writers and create talent packages to shop to studios.<ref name=Eng08>{{Cite web}}</ref><ref name="varietydeal">Template:Cite news</ref> Also, as part of the deal, "XYZ Films will allow Gomez to star in and produce at least two films.<ref name="parade"/> Variety reported that: "In August, XYZ [Films] inked a similar deal with Time Inc. and management-production company the Collective to finance the development of the print media giant's content for the bigscreen [...] As part of the July Moon-XYZ deal, [Selena] Gomez will have the ability to cherry-pick projects from the vast Time Inc. library, which includes Time, Sports Illustrated, Fortune and Life."<ref name="varietydeal" />

In October 2009, Gomez announced her plan to launch her own fashion line, called "Dream Out Loud by Selena Gomez". The clothing line launched in the fall of 2010.<ref name="clothinglinemtv">{{Cite web}}</ref><ref name="cl">{{Cite web}}</ref> The collection consists of and features bohemian dresses, floral tops, jeans, skirts, jackets, scarves and hats, all made from recycled or eco-friendly materials.<ref name="twncl">{{Cite web}}</ref><ref name="cl2"/> Gomez said that the line will reflect her own personal style and described the clothing as being "pretty, feminine, and bohemian," and: "With my line, I really want to give the customer options on how they can put their own looks together [...] I want the pieces that can be easy to dress up or down, and the fabrics being eco-friendly and organic is super important [...] Also, the tags will all have some of my inspirational quotes on them. I'm just looking to send a good message."<ref name="clothinglinemtv"/><ref name="cl2">{{Cite web}}</ref> Gomez, who has no background in fashion, teamed up with designers Tony Melillo and Sandra Campos, both who have worked with big-name fashion houses.<ref name="cl"/> Gomez said of the partnering: "When I met Tony and Sandra, I was instantly comfortable with them and now they are just like family to me [...] They are so creative and I love how I can just call them up whenever and talk to them about everything, even if it's just about changing a button [...] They've been so cool about everything."<ref name="clothinglinemtv"/><ref name="cl"/><ref name="twncl"/><ref name="cl2"/> The brand will be manufactured by, Melillo and Campos teamed with New York-based Adjmi Apparel and formed by Adjmi CH Brands LLC; which is the holding company for the brand.<ref>{{Cite web}}</ref>

It was announced on July 14, 2011, that Gomez had signed a license agreement with Adrenalina, an extreme sports and adventure-themed lifestyle brand, to develop, manufacture, and distribute the actress' fragrance. It is expected to debut in the spring of 2012. Chairman and C.E.O. of Adrenalina, Ilia Lekach, said, "We are incredibly enthused to be working with Ms. Gomez and will reveal more details pertaining to the fragrance as we get closer to the launch date."<ref>{{Cite web}}</ref>

Filmography

Film

Year Title Role Notes
2003 Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over Waterpark Girl Minor role
2005 Walker, Texas Ranger: Trial by Fire Julie Television movie
2008 Another Cinderella Story Mary Santiago Direct-to-video
Main role
2008 Horton Hears a Who! 96 daughters (Voice)
2009 Princess Protection Program Carter Mason Disney Channel Original Movie
Main role
2009 Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie Alex Russo Disney Channel Original Movie
Main role
2009 Arthur and the Vengeance of Maltazard Princess Selenia (Voice)
(Replaced Madonna)
2009 Arthur 3: The War of the Two Worlds Princess Selenia (Voice)
2010 Ramona and Beezus<ref>{{Cite web}}</ref> Beatrice "Beezus" Quimby Main role
2011 Monte Carlo<ref name="imdb.com">Monte Carlo (2011) - IMDb</ref> Grace Bennett/Cordelia Winthrop Scott Main role
2011 The Muppets Herself Cameo appearance
2012 Thirteen Reasons Why Hannah Baker Main Role
2012 Hot Mess TBA Main Role
2013 Spring Breakers TBA Main Role

Television

Year Title Role Notes
2002–2003 Barney & Friends Gianna Recurring role
2006 Brain Zapped Emily Grace Garcia Unsold pilot<ref name="Brain Zapped Official site">{{Cite web}}</ref>
The Suite Life of Zack & Cody Gwen "A Midsummer's Nightmare" (Season 2, episode 22)
2007–2008 Hannah Montana Mikayla "I Want You to Want Me... to Go to Florida" (Season 2, episode 13)
"That's What Friends Are For?" (Season 2, episode 18)
"(We're So Sorry) Uncle Earl" (Season 2, episode 22) (uncredited)
2007–2012 Wizards of Waverly Place Alex Russo Lead role
2009 The Suite Life on Deck Alex Russo "Double-Crossed" (Season 1, episode 21)
Hannah Montana Alex Russo "Double Crossed"
Sonny With a Chance Herself "Battle of the Networks' Stars" (Season 1, episode 13)
2011 So Random! Herself Musical guest singing "Who Says"
PrankStars Herself Guest star

Music videos

Year Title Artist Notes
2008 "Burnin' Up" Jonas Brothers Played Nick Jonas' love interest
2011 "The Dance Routine" The Midnight Beast Cameo

Discography

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Soundtrack albums

List of albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions
US
<ref name="soundtrack albums">List of Selena Gomez's soundtrack:
Wizards of Waverly Place: {{Cite web}}</ref>
US OST
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US Kids
<ref name="soundtrack albums"/>
NOR
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Another Cinderella Story 116 8
Wizards of Waverly Place 24 4 2 27
"—" denotes items which were not released in that country or failed to chart.

Singles

List of singles, with selected chart positions
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
US
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CAN
<ref name="general"/>
NOR
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"Tell Me Something I Don't Know" 2008 58 Another Cinderella Story
"Magic" 2009 61 86 5 Wizards of Waverly Place
"One and the Same"
(with Demi Lovato)
82 Disney Channel Playlist
"Shake It Up" 2011 Shake It Up: Break It Down

Featured singles

List of singles, with selected chart positions
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
US
<ref name="general"/>
"Whoa Oh!"
(Forever The Sickest Kids featuring Selena Gomez)
2009 non-album song
"Send It On"
(among Disney's Friends for Change)
20 non-album song

Other appearances

Song Year Album
"Cruella de Vil"<ref>{{Cite web}}</ref> 2008 Disneymania 6
"Fly to Your Heart"<ref>{{Cite web}}</ref> Disney Fairies: Tinkerbell
"Everything Is Not What It Seem"<ref>{{Cite web}}</ref> 2009 Disney Channel Playlist
"Everything Is Not What It Seem"<ref>{{Cite web}}</ref> Pop It Rock It!
"Trust in Me"<ref>{{Cite web}}</ref> 2010 Disneymania 7
"Winter Wonderland"<ref>{{Cite web}}</ref> Family Holiday, Vol. 2

Music videos

Song Year Album
"Cruella De Vil" 2008 Unknown
"Tell Me Something I Don't Know" Unknown
"Fly to Your Heart" Unknown
"One and the Same" 2009 Unknown
"Send It On" Unknown

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Work Outcome
2008 ALMA Award<ref name="almaawards.com">{{Cite web}}</ref> Outstanding Female Performance in a Comedy Television Series Wizards of Waverly Place rowspan=3 Template:Nom
Imagen Awards<ref name="Imagen.org">{{Cite web}}{{Dead link}}</ref> Best Actress – Television
2009 NAACP Image Awards<ref>{{Cite web}}</ref> Outstanding Performance in a Youth/Children's Program – Series or Special
Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards<ref>{{Cite web}}</ref> Favorite TV Actress rowspan=2 Template:Won
Young Artist Award<ref name="yaa24">{{Cite web}}</ref> Best Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries, or Special – Leading Young Actress Another Cinderella Story
Best Performance in a TV Series – Leading Young Actress Wizards of Waverly Place rowspan=2 Template:Nom
Best Performance in a Voice-over Role Horton Hears a Who!
Teen Choice Awards<ref>{{Cite web}}</ref> "Choice Summer- Celebrity Dancer" Another Cinderella Story rowspan=4 Template:Won
"Choice Summer – TV Star-Female" Princess Protection Program
"Choice Other Stuff – Red Carpet Icon: Female" Herself
Hollywood Style Awards<ref>{{Cite web}}</ref> Style Igenue
Imagen Awards<ref>{{Cite web}}{{Dead link}}</ref> Best Actress – Television Wizards of Waverly Place Template:Nom
Alma Award<ref>{{Cite web}}</ref> Special Achievement Comedy – Television – Actress Template:Won
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2010 Gracie Award<ref>{{Cite web}}</ref> Outstanding Female Rising Star in a Comedy Series Template:Won
NAACP Image Awards<ref>{{Cite web}}</ref> Outstanding Performance in a Youth/Children's Program – Series or Special Template:Nom
Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards<ref>{{Cite web}}</ref> Favorite TV Actress Template:Won
Young Artist Award<ref>{{Cite web}}</ref> Best Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries, or Special – Leading Young Actress Princess Protection Program rowspan=3 Template:Nom
BET Awards<ref>{{Cite web}}</ref> YoungStars Award Wizards of Waverly Place
American Latino Awards<ref>{{Cite web}}</ref> Favorite American Latino Actor
Teen Choice Awards<ref>{{Cite web}}</ref> Choice TV Actress: Comedy rowspan=2 Template:Won
Choice Red Carpet Fashion Icon: Female Herself
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Imagen Awards<ref>{{Cite web}}{{Dead link}}</ref> Best Actress – Television Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie
Nickelodeon Australian Kids' Choice Awards<ref>{{Cite web}}</ref> Fave TV Star Wizards of Waverly Place Template:Won
2011 NAACP Image Awards<ref>{{Cite web}}</ref> Outstanding Performance in a Youth/Children's Program – Series or Special Template:Nom
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Favorite Female Singer Herself Template:Nom
Teen Choice Awards<ref>{{Cite web}}</ref> Choice Female Hottie rowspan=2 Template:Won
Choice TV Actress: Comedy Wizards of Waverly Place
Choice Summer: Movie Star- Female Monte Carlo rowspan=2 Template:Nom
Choice Summer: Music Star- Female Herself
Imagen Awards<ref>{{Cite web}}</ref> Best Young Actress – Television Wizards of Waverly Place Template:Won
Alma Award<ref>{{Cite web}}</ref> Favorite TV Actress – Leading Role in a Comedy rowspan=4 Template:Nom
Favorite Movie Actress – Comedy/Musical Monte Carlo
Favorite Female Music Artist Herself
MTV Europe Music Awards<ref>{{Cite web}}</ref> Biggest Fans
Nickelodeon Australian Kids' Choice Awards<ref>{{Cite web}}</ref> Fave TV Star Wizards of Waverly Place rowspan=2 Template:Won
Nickelodeon Argentina Kids' Choice Awards <ref>{{Cite web}}</ref> Favorite International Singer Selena Gomez & the Scene

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