Como la Flor

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"Como la Flor"
Single by Selena y Los Dinos
from the album Entre a Mi Mundo
B-side"La Carcacha"
ReleasedOctober 4, 1992 (1992-10-04)
FormatCD single, 12" vinyl
Hollywood, California
GenreTejano, Latin pop, Mexican cumbia
LabelEMI Latin
Songwriter(s)Ricky Vela, A.B. Quintanilla III, Selena, Pete Astudillo, Sammy Morales
Producer(s)Quintanilla III
Selena y Los Dinos singles chronology
"Buenos Amigos"
"Como la Flor"
"¿Qué Creias?"
"Buenos Amigos"
"Como La Flor"
"¿Qué Creias?"
Music video
"Como la Flor" on YouTube
"Como la Flor" (Dreaming of You version) on YouTube

"Como la Flor" (English: 'Like the Flower') is a song by American singer Selena, from her third studio album, Entre a Mi Mundo (1992). Credited to the band Selena y Los Dinos, the song was remixed in 1995 for Selena's posthumous album Dreaming of You.

Chart performance[edit]

The single entered Billboard's Hot Latin Tracks and peaked at number six, while the song peaked at number nine on Billboard's Regional Mexican Songs chart in 1992. The song became Selena's third song to be charted. The song was also the third song to be charted off of the Entre a Mi Mundo album, subtending the songs "Buenos Amigos", and "Amame".

Chart (1992) Peak
U.S. Billboard Top Latin Songs[1] 6
U.S. Billboard Regional Mexican Songs[2] 9
U.S. Billboard Latin Streaming Songs[3] 11


Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United States (RIAA)[4] 9× Platinum (Latin) 540,000double-dagger

double-daggersales+streaming figures based on certification alone


  1. ^ "Selena > Entre a Mi Mundo > Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 7 April 2015.
  2. ^ "Selena > Chart history > Regional Mexican Songs". Retrieved 7 April 2015.
  3. ^ "Selena > Chart archives > Latin Streaming Songs". Archived from the original on 7 April 2015. Retrieved 7 April 2015. (Subscription required (help)).
  4. ^ "American single certifications – Selena – Como la Flor". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click Type, then select Latin, then click SEARCH.