The Tejano Music Awards are like the Grammy's of Tejano Music. The TMA's were started in 1980. Starting in 1987 Selena was nominated in the Female Vocalist of the Year and Female Entertainer of the Year categories. She dominated the awards even after her tragic death.

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1985

  • Nominated "Female Entertainer of the Year"

  • Nominated "Female Vocalist of the Year"

1986

  • Nominated "Female Entertainer of the Year"

  • WON "Female Vocalist of the Year"

1987

  • WON Female Vocalist of the Year

  • Nominated "Female Entertainer of the Year"

  • Los Dinos nominated "Show Band Band"

She Preformed "Dame un Beso" as well as presented an award.

  • WON Female Entertainer of the Year

  • Nominated for Female Vocalist of the year

She Preformed "Dame un Beso" again

1988

1989

  • WON Female Entertainer of the Year

  • WON Female Vocalist of the Year

She Preformed "Yo Fui Aquella"

  • WON Female Entertainer of the Year

  • WON Female Vocalist of the Year

She Preformed "Enamorada de ti". One of her back up dancers in this performance was Don Shelton, who would later become a back up singer for her!

1990

1991

  • WON Female Entertainer of the Year

  • WON Female Vocalist of the Year

She Preformed "Where did the feeling go"

  • WON Female Entertainer of the Year

  • WON Female Vocalist of the Year

She Preformed "Ya Vez" & "Buenos Amigos" a duet with Alvaro Torres & presented an award

1992

1993

  • WON Female Entertainer of the Year

  • WON Female Vocalist of the Year

  • WON Album of the Year Orchestra ~ Entre A Mi Mundo

She Preformed Part of "Como La Flor" & "Somos Tejanos"

  • WON Female Entertainer of the Year

  • WON Female Vocalist of the Year

  • WON Album of the Year Orchestra

  • WON Video Of the Year ~ No Me Queda Mas

Selena Live She Preformed "No Me Queda Mas" & Bidi Bidi Bom Bom" & "Dondequiera Que Estes" a duet with the Barrio Boyzz

1994

1995

  • WON Female Entertainer of the Year

  • WON Female Vocalist of the Year

  • WON Album of the Year Orchestra ~ Amor Prohibido

  • WON Song of the Year ~ Bidi Bidi Bom Bom

  • WON Single of the Year ~ Amor Prohibido

The first time Selena didn't preform, her band was waiting for her in Florida

1996

  • WON Female Entertainer of the Year

  • WON Female Vocalist of the Year

  • WON Album of the Year Overall ~ Dreaming Of You

  • WON Show Band of the Year ~ Selena Y Los Dinos

  • WON Tejano Crossover ~ I Could Fall In Love

  • WON Single of the Year ~ Amor Prohibido

  • WON Song of the Year ~ Tu Solo Tu - Selena Y Los Dinos

1997

  • WON Female Vocalist of the Year

  • WON Song of the Year ~ Siempre Hace Frio

  • WON Tejano Crossover ~ No Quiero Saber

2001

"Selena" Lifetime Achievement ~ Abraham Quintanilla III

Starting with the 21st Tejano Music Awards, a NEW Award was added to the ceremony in memory of Selena called "THE SELENA LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD". Her brother, A.B. Quintinalla was the first recipient.

This Award was presented to him by Texas Governor Rick Perry.

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