|Some of this article's listed sources may not be reliable. (September 2015)|
Gomez at the Walmart Soundcheck Concert on July 22, 2013
|Born||Selena Marie Gomez
July 22, 1992
Grand Prairie, Texas, U.S.
Selena Marie Gomez (/ / sə-LEE-nə mə-REE GOH-mez; Spanish pronunciation: [seˈlena ˈɣomes]; born July 22, 1992) is an American singer and actress. She was first featured on the children's series Barney & Friends in the early 2000s. In 2007, Gomez came to prominence after being cast in the Disney Channel series Wizards of Waverly Place, in which she starred as the lead character, Alex Russo, until its conclusion in 2012. She formed the band Selena Gomez & the Scene after signing a recording contract with Hollywood Records in 2008; they released the studio albums Kiss & Tell (2009), A Year Without Rain (2010), and When the Sun Goes Down (2011) before beginning a hiatus in 2012.
Gomez entered the film industry with star billings in feature films including Ramona and Beezus (2010), Monte Carlo (2011), and Hotel Transylvania (2012). She embraced an increasingly mature public image with her star billing in the film Spring Breakers (2013) and her 2013 debut solo studio album, Stars Dance. The latter project debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 and included the Billboard Hot 100 top-ten single "Come & Get It." Gomez was released from her recording contract with Hollywood Records following the completion of her compilation album For You (2014). She subsequently signed with Interscope Records to continue work on her sophomore studio album, Revival (2015). It debuted at number one in the US and featured the top-ten singles "Good for You", "Same Old Love" and "Hands to Myself."
Beyond entertainment, Gomez has ventured into other endeavors. She has worked with numerous organizations for charitable causes, and has most notably worked with UNICEF for several years. She formed her own production company, July Moon Productions, in 2008. In late 2010, Gomez launched a clothing line she called "Dream Out Loud" through Kmart.
- 1 Life and career
- 2 Artistry
- 3 Philanthropy
- 4 Personal life
- 5 Filmography
- 6 Discography
- 7 Tours
- 8 See also
- 9 References
- 10 External links
Life and career
1992–2005: Early life and career beginnings
Selena Marie Gomez was born in Grand Prairie, Texas on July 22, 1992, to Ricardo Joel Gomez and former stage actress Amanda Dawn "Mandy" Cornett. Gomez was named after Tejano singer Selena. Her father is of Mexican descent while her mother, who was adopted, has some Italian ancestry. Regarding her Hispanic heritage, Gomez has stated, "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." Gomez's parents divorced when she was five years old, and she remained with her mother. Gomez has two siblings. Her sister, Gracie Elliot Teefey, was born to Amanda and her second husband Brian Teefey on June 12, 2013. Gomez has a second sister, Victoria Gomez, born to Ricardo and his wife Sara on June 25, 2014. She earned a high school diploma through homeschooling in May 2010.
When Gomez was born, her mother was sixteen years old. The family had financial troubles during Gomez's childhood, with her mother struggling to provide for the pair. At one point, Gomez recalled the pair had to search for quarters just to get gas for their car. Her mother later recalled the two would frequently walk to their local dollar store to purchase spaghetti for dinner, though got by. Gomez stated, "I was frustrated that my parents weren't together, and never saw the light at the end of the tunnel where my mom was working hard to provide a better life for me. I'm terrified of what I would have become if I'd stayed [in Texas]." She later added that "(My mom) was really strong around me. Having me at 16 had to have been a big responsibility. She gave up everything for me, had three jobs, supported me sacrificed her life for me." Gomez had a close relationship with her grandparents as a child, and appeared in various pageants growing up.[unreliable source?] Her grandparents often took care of Selena while her parents finished their schooling, and the pair went as far as stating that they "raised her" up until she found success in the entertainment industry.[unreliable source?]
Selena first gained an interest in pursuing a career in the entertainment industry watching her mother prepare for stage productions. She began auditioning for various roles, meeting Demi Lovato during an audition for Barney and Friends. Both girls were later selected to appear on the series in 2002, with Gomez portraying the character of Gianna. The show was her first experience in acting, with Gomez recalling, "I was very shy when I was little [...] I didn't know what 'camera right' was. I didn't know what blocking was. I learned everything from Barney." Gomez appeared in fourteen episodes of the show between 2002 and 2004, though the show's producers released her as she was getting "too old" for the series. While working on the series, Gomez had a cameo role in the film Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over (2003) and the made-for-television film Walker, Texas Ranger: Trial by Fire (2005).
2006–08: Breakthrough with Wizards of Waverly Place
With experience now under her belt, Gomez auditioned for roles under the Disney channel company along with Lovato. Gomez made a guest appearance in a 2006 episode of the Disney series The Suite Life of Zack & Cody, which starred Dylan Sprouse and Cole Sprouse. The following year, Gomez was given a recurring role on the Disney series Hannah Montana; she made three appearances on the series spanning two seasons. During this time, Gomez filmed pilot episodes for two potential Disney Channel series; the first, titled Arwin!, a spin-off of the Suite Life series, while the second was a spin-off of the series Lizzie McGuire. She later auditioned for a role in the Disney series Wizards of Waverly Place, ultimately winning the lead role of Alex Russo. Upon receiving the role, Gomez and her mother moved to Hollywood; Lovato and her family also moved with the pair, hoping to achieve similar success to Gomez. Wizards of Waverly Place saw Gomez portraying a teenage girl in a family of wizards who own a restaurant in New York. The series quickly became a hit for the network, propelling Gomez to more mainstream success. The series received numerous nominations and awards. Gomez recorded the theme song for the series, titled "Everything is Not What It Seems."
With Gomez achieving mainstream success, the media began to compare her to fellow Disney star Miley Cyrus; both had hit shows on the network. Various bloggers and sites began to depict the two as rivals, with rumors of a feud between the two continuing for multiple years. Despite this, both parties denied that there was any drama between the two. Following Demi Lovato's rise to fame through the Disney channel shortly afterwards, the three became referred to as the "Disney girls" and their careers were frequently compared to one another. Forbes magazine later listed Gomez as one of the "Eight Hot Kid Stars to Watch" in 2008. Gomez later appeared in the music video for the song "Burnin' Up", which the Jonas Brothers had recorded and released, and later, she also appeared in an episode of the reality series Jonas Brothers: Living the Dream.
While working on the second season of Wizards of Waverly Place, Gomez appeared on the Disney channel special Studio DC: Almost Live alongside various other Disney stars. She contributed a cover of the song "Cruella de Vil" to the compilation album DisneyMania 6, and later recorded the original song "Fly to Your Heart" for the soundtrack of the animated film Tinker Bell. She had a leading role, as an aspiring dancer, in the musical film Another Cinderella Story that same year. The film was released to generally positive reviews, and won the 2010 Writers Guild of America Award for Children's script-long form or special. Gomez recorded three songs for the soundtrack, and released one of them, "Tell Me Something I Don't Know", as a promotional single. Later that year, Gomez had the supporting role of Helga in the animated film Horton Hears a Who! The film was a commercial success, and went on to gross nearly three hundred million dollars worldwide. At 16 years of age, Gomez was signed to a recording contract with the Hollywood Records label, which had already signed both Cyrus and Lovato.
Gomez formed[when?] her own production company, which she called July Moon Productions. She partnered with XYZ Films for the project, giving Gomez the opportunity to option articles, hire writers and create talent packages to shop to studios. Gomez was slated to release two films under the company. The first, titled What Boys Want, with Gomez as a girl who could hear the thoughts of men. She later announced the film Thirteen Reasons Why, in which she was to play a young girl who commits suicide. But ultimately, neither film was released.
2009–11: Selena Gomez & the Scene and film career
Gomez continued to have mainstream success throughout the following year, appearing as Alex Russo in a crossover episode of the Disney series The Suite Life on Deck that reunited her with the Sprouse brothers. She later made a guest appearance on the Disney series Sonny With a Chance, starring Lovato. She appeared in a remix of the Forever the Sickest Kids's single "Whoa Oh! (Me vs. Everyone)", released as a single in April of that year. The song peaked at number 78 on the Pop 100 chart in the United States. Gomez, along with Lovato, starred in the Disney Channel film Princess Protection Program, which aired in June 2009. The film was a critical success, and had a total of 8.5 million viewers during its premiere. For the film, Gomez and Lovato recorded the song "One and the Same", which was later released as a promotional single. She later provided the voice of Princess Selenia in the animated film Arthur and the Revenge of Maltazard. On August 28, 2009, Gomez starred in Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie, a television film based on the series. 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. The film won the series its second consecutive Emmy for "Outstanding Children's Program" at the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards.
Hoping to achieve a successful crossover into music, Gomez formed the pop-rock band Selena Gomez & the Scene through her record deal with Hollywood Records. The name of the band is an "ironic jab" at the people who called Gomez a "wannabe scene." The group released their debut studio album in August 2009 which went on to receive a Gold certification from the RIAA and was met with mixed reception, some critics praised the album for its "fun" nature, while others criticized Gomez for her vocal performance. The band's lead single, "Falling Down", was released on August 25, 2009 for digital download, and it had minor commercial success; however, the second single, "Naturally", was more successful. This helped Gomez achieve mainstream music success. Gomez was part of Sears's back-to-school fashion ad campaign, as part of which 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.
Gomez was a spokesperson for Borden Milk, and was featured in the campaign's print and television ads. She was also a spokesperson for State Farm Insurance and appeared in numerous television commercials, which aired on the Disney Channel, to raise awareness of being a safe driver.
In 2009, Gomez signed on to star as one of the two female leads (Joey King being the other) in Ramona and Beezus, a film adaption of the children's novel series by Beverly Cleary. Gomez stated that she felt no pressure in taking more adult roles, saying, "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." The film premiered on July 23, 2010, and it was met with generally positive reviews. In the same year, Gomez's band the Scene released its second studio album, A Year Without Rain, which became Gomez's and the Scene's second album to be certified by the RIAA. It debuted on the US Billboard 200 at number 4 with sales of a little over 66,000. The album received mixed to positive reviews where some noticed that Gomez's vocals contained the Auto-Tune effect. The record's two singles both achieved moderate success.
Having previously announced plans to launch a fashion line, Gomez launched "Dream Out Loud by Selena Gomez" in 2010. The collection consisted of, and featured, bohemian dresses, floral tops, jeans, skirts, jackets, scarves and hats, all of which were made from recycled or eco-friendly materials. Gomez said that the line reflected her own personal style and described the clothing as being "pretty, feminine, and bohemian." She was later quoted as saying, "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." To design the actual items, Gomez teamed up with designers Tony Melillo and Sandra Campos, both of whom had previously worked with big-name fashion houses. 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." Melillo and Campos teamed with New York-based Adjmi Apparel to manufacture the brand, which was formed by Adjmi CH Brands LLC, the holding company for the brand.
Gomez appeared in the film Monte Carlo that same year, starring as a girl who's "mistaken for a socialite while on a trip to Paris." 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. Gomez appeared in a cameo role in the film The Muppets and appeared in the Disney shows So Random! and PrankStars. Selena Gomez & the Scene released its third and, to date, final studio album that same year; it received mixed reviews, with the album's second single receiving a 4x Platinum certification from the RIAA. However, the album's lead single and last single both achieved moderate success. 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's fragrance. 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." Gomez later released the self-titled perfume.
2012–14: Stars Dance, For You, and film projects
Gomez confirmed in January 2012 that she would take a musical hiatus, opting rather to focus on her acting career. That year, Wizards of Waverly Place officially ended its run on the Disney channel after four successful seasons. She co-headlined Hotel Transylvania, an animated film, voicing the character of Mavis, alongside Adam Sandler and Steve Buscemi. The film premiered at the 37th annual Toronto International Film Festival and was released on September 28, 2012. Gomez had a role in the controversial Harmony Korine film Spring Breakers alongside James Franco. The film saw Gomez in a more mature role than her previous works, and reportedly led to Gomez having a "bit of a meltdown on set."
Despite her earlier statements that she would be focusing on her acting career, Gomez confirmed that she was working on her debut solo studio album. The album's lead single, "Come & Get It", became her first top 10 single in the U.S. Her debut album, Stars Dance, was released on July 23, 2013. It became her first album to top the Billboard 200, and gave Gomez the highest first-week sales of her career. The album declined on the chart the following week. As of September 2014, the album had sold an estimated 400,000 copies in the U.S., making it her lowest selling studio album to date in the country. It is her only studio effort to not receive a certification from the RIAA yet. The record was met with mixed reviews where some music critics noticed her inability to create her own musical identity and her vocal abilities on the album "doesn't help."
The album's second single, "Slow Down", failed to match the success of its predecessor. Gomez embarked on her Stars Dance Tour throughout 2013. She made a cameo appearance in the film Aftershock, and had a role in the film Getaway; the latter of which was panned by film critics and received a negative commercial reception, including a nomination for a Razzie for Worst Actress. She also starred in the Disney channel special The Wizards Return: Alex vs. Alex that year. Gomez initially stated she hoped to take a second musical hiatus following the tour,[unreliable source?] though she later opted to focus on both music and acting.
Gomez canceled the Australian and Asian leg of her Stars Dance Tour in December 2013, stating that she would be taking a hiatus to spend time with her family. The following month, Gomez spent two weeks at Dawn at The Meadows, a treatment center in Wickenburg, Arizona that specializes in treating addiction and trauma in young people. Her representative stated that she had spent time there "voluntarily [...] but not for substance abuse." In April of that year, it was reported that Gomez had fired her mother and stepfather as her managers; the two had managed Gomez since her career began. Gomez later signed with the WME and Brillstein companies to manage her career. The news of Gomez's new management also fueled rumors that her recording contract with Hollywood Records was ending, and that Gomez was searching for a new label.
Gomez starred in the film adaption of the Ric Browde novel While I'm Dead... Feed the Dog alongside Dylan McDermott and Nat Wolff. Titled Behaving Badly, the film received a negative critical and commercial reception. She later appeared in the film Rudderless, the directorial debut of William H. Macy. Gomez recorded a song for the soundtrack of the film, and received praise from the film's director. The independent film received a mixed reception from critics.
On November 24, 2014, Gomez released a compilation album, For You, to finalize her deal with Hollywood Records. From it was released "The Heart Wants What It Wants", her second top-ten single on the Hot 100. In December 2014, Gomez signed a recording contract with Interscope Records, ending her partnership with Hollywood Records, under which she had released three albums fronting Selena Gomez & the Scene, one studio album, and one best-of album.
2015–present: Revival and continued film career
In 2015, Gomez had been working with Dreamlab and the LA-based producer Ruffian on her second solo album. She provided vocals on Zedd's song "I Want You to Know", released on February 23. On June 22, Gomez released her sophomore album's lead single, titled "Good for You", featuring rapper ASAP Rocky. It peaked at number five on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming her highest-charting single in the U.S. to date. Her second studio album, Revival, was released on October 9, featuring the singles "Good For You", "Same Old Love", "Hands To Myself" and "Kill 'Em with Kindness". The album received positive reviews from music critics, debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 chart, and was later certified Gold by the RIAA, denoting 500,000 equivalent units sold in the U.S. Gomez performed during the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in December.
Aside from music, Gomez became the face of hair-care brand Pantene. In August 2015, Gomez appeared in the documentary Unity among many other actors and actresses. She reprised the role of Mavis in Hotel Transylvania 2, which was released on September 25. She also had a role in the film The Big Short, which was released on December 11 by Paramount Pictures. In May 2016, Gomez will embark on her second solo tour entitled Revival Tour.
In 2016, Gomez headlined the drama film The Fundamentals of Caring, alongside Paul Rudd, was the musical guest on Saturday Night Live for the episode dated January 23, alongside host Ronda Rousey, and in May, appeared in the sequel film Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising. It was also announced that she will star in In Dubious Battle alongside her Spring Breakers co-star James Franco.
Gomez is described as a pop singer, showcasing the genre in form of dance-pop and incorporating EDM into her sound. She is also noted to feature prominent influences of Eurodance, being also described as Europop. As her career has been progressing, she has been experimenting with a large number of music genres. While her debut album with The Scene was inspired in electronic rock and pop rock, her following records with the band opted for a more electropop-focused and dance-pop sound. A Year Without Rain noted a Eurodance feel and When the Sun Goes Down went into a more electro-disco- and teen pop-influenced musical direction. Her debut solo record Stars Dance was rooted in the EDM-pop genre, and Gomez herself described it as "baby dubstep", featuring elements from multiple genres as electronic, disco, techno or dancehall. Her songs "The Heart Wants What It Wants" and "Good for You" have been described as "minimalistic" and "grown-up", transitioning her sound into adult pop.
Early in her music career, Gomez named Bruno Mars as her main influence, saying that she was influenced in everything he does from "his style of music, his style in general, the way he performs, the way he carries himself." Gomez also cites Christina Aguilera, Britney Spears, Beyoncé, and Rihanna as influences. The singer also stated that she finds English singer Cheryl Cole as a significant influence to her artistry, "She made me feel better, I just love her music and I think she's a really nice person. She's been through a lot, but she carries herself with a lot of class and I love that." Gomez's debut solo album Stars Dance (2013) was prominently influenced by Spears, singer-songwriter Taylor Swift, and American electronic producer Skrillex. Her sophomore album, Revival (2015), was mainly influenced by Christina Aguilera's album Stripped (2003) and singer Janet Jackson.
Gomez was involved in the UR Votes Count campaign which encouraged teenagers to learn more about 2008 presidential candidates Barack Obama and John McCain. In October 2008, Gomez participated in St. Jude's Children's Hospital "Runway For Life" benefit. That same month, 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. She said that she was "extremely excited" to "encourage other kids to make a difference in the world." 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. Gomez explained, during an interview with Associated Press correspondents, 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." 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."
Selena became the ambassador of DoSomething.org after being involved with the charity Island Dog, which helped dogs in Puerto Rico. She began her involvement while filming Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie in Puerto Rico. 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. Gomez was named spokesperson for UNICEF's 2009 Trick-or-Treat campaign, for the second year in a row. 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. Gomez participated in a celebrity auction and hosted a live web cast series on Facebook in support of the Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF campaign. From 2009 to 2012, Gomez was involved in "Disney's Friends for Change", an organization which promoted "environmentally-friendly behavior", and she appeared in its public service announcements. Gomez, Demi Lovato, Miley Cyrus, and the Jonas Brothers, as the ad hoc musical team "Disney's Friends For Change", recorded the charity single "Send It On", all of whose proceeds were accepted into the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund. It debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 at No. 20.
Gomez returned as the UNICEF spokesperson for the 60th anniversary of Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF campaign in 2010. In celebration of the organization's 60th anniversary, Gomez and her team, The Scene, held a benefit concert donating all proceeds to the campaign. In February 2011, Gomez traveled to Chile to witness and meet with the families of UNICEF's supported program, "Programa Puente", which helped families better understand, and developed 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." In March 2011, Gomez participated in the UNICEF Tap Project's "Celebrity Tap Pack" limited-edition, custom-made water bottles which featured tap water from the homes of each celebrity advocate, in order to raise funds and increase profile for the clean water and sanitation programs. She was also featured in videos that promoted the campaign. In April 2012, Gomez was named ambassador to the Ryan Seacrest Foundation. It was announced on July 30, 2012, that Gomez would partner with Case-Mate as part of its upcoming "Right Case, Right Occasion" marketing campaign.
|2003||Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over||Waterpark Girl|
|2008||Another Cinderella Story||Mary Santiago|
|2008||Horton Hears a Who!||Helga||Voice role|
|2009||Arthur and the Revenge of Maltazard||Princess Selenia||Voice role|
|2010||Arthur 3: The War of the Two Worlds||Princess Selenia||Voice role|
|2010||Ramona and Beezus||Beatrice "Beezus" Quimby|
|2011||Monte Carlo||Grace Ann Bennett / Cordelia Winthrop Scott|
|2011||Muppets, TheThe Muppets||Herself|
|2012||Hotel Transylvania||Mavis||Voice role|
|2014||Behaving Badly||Nina Pennington|
|2014||Rudderless||Kate Ann Lucas|
|2015||Hotel Transylvania 2||Mavis||Voice role|
|2015||The Big Short||Herself|
|2016||The Fundamentals of Caring||Dot|
|2016||Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising||Madison|
|2016||In Dubious Battle||Lisa|
|TV roles and appearances|
|2002–04||Barney & Friends||Gianna||Main role (seasons 7–8)|
|2005||Walker, Texas Ranger: Trial by Fire||Julie||TV movie|
|2006||Suite Life of Zack & Cody, TheThe Suite Life of Zack & Cody||Gwen||Episode: "A Midsummer's Nightmare" (2.22)|
|2007–08||Hannah Montana||Mikayla||3 episodes|
|2007–12||Wizards of Waverly Place||Alex Russo||Lead role|
|2008||Jonas Brothers: Living the Dream||Herself||"Hello Hollywood" (episode 7)|
|2008||Studio DC: Almost Live||Herself||"The Second Show" (episode 2)|
|2009||Suite Life on Deck, TheThe Suite Life on Deck||Alex Russo||"Double-Crossed" (episode 21)|
|2009||Sonny with a Chance||Herself||"Battle of the Networks' Stars" (episode 13)|
|2009||Princess Protection Program||Carter Mason||Television film|
|2009||Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie||Alex Russo||Television film|
|2011||PrankStars||Herself||"Something to Chew On" (episode 1)|
|2013||The Wizards Return: Alex vs. Alex||Alex Russo||Special; also executive producer|
|2014–15||We Day||Presenter/Host||Special (8th edition/9th edition)|
|2015||The Voice||Herself/Mentor||Season 9; Gwen Stefani's team|
|2015||The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show||Herself||Performer|
|2016||Saturday Night Live||Herself/Musical guest||Episode: "Ronda Rousey/Selena Gomez"|
Gomez was the lead singer of the band, Selena Gomez & the Scene, releasing three studio albums and one remix album. She has released two studio albums, one EP and one compilation album in her solo career.
- Selena Gomez & the Scene albums
- Solo albums
- Honorific nicknames in popular music
- List of awards and nominations received by Selena Gomez
- List of artists who reached number one on the Billboard Pop Songs chart
- List of artists who reached number one on the U.S. dance chart
- List of Billboard Social 50 number-one artists
- "adidas NEO Label Signs Selena Gomez as New Style Icon and Designer - New Video Available". news.adidas.com. November 20, 2012. Archived from the original on July 10, 2015. Retrieved July 10, 2015.
- "Selena Gomez". UNICEF USA. Retrieved August 26, 2015.
- "How to pronounce Selena Gomez".
- In isolation, Gomez is pronounced [ˈɡomes]. In European Spanish, the final z is pronounced [θ].
- "Selena Gomez Biography". The Biography Channel. Retrieved April 12, 2013.
- Barney, Chuck (February 7, 2008). "Selena Gomez could be next Disney 'it' girl". Oakland Tribune. Retrieved May 14, 2013.
- Lauren Waterman (2009-05).Selena Gomez: spell bound Teen Vogue. Retrieved May 11, 2009.
- 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.
- "Selena Gomez's Famous Name". E!. August 22, 2008. Retrieved November 5, 2009.
- "Selena Gomez and Jake T. Austin on being latin". Showbizcafe.com. Retrieved July 4, 2011.
- Curiel, Kamren (June 14, 2012). "Selena Gomez Charity Events: Alliance for Childrens Rights". Latina.
- "TV: Life is magical for 'Wizards' star". The Fresno Bee. Archived from the original on August 8, 2008. Retrieved April 8, 2013.
- "Star Spotlight: Selena Gomez". Scholastic. September 26, 2008. Retrieved June 20, 2010.
- Olly Richards (July 14, 2013). "The wonderful world of Selena Gomez". The Guardian (London). Retrieved July 23, 2013.
- Natalie Finn (June 13, 2013). "Selena Gomez Has a Baby Sister! Demi Lovato Congratulates Singer and Mom Mandy on New Arrival". E! News. Retrieved June 14, 2013.
- Gomez, Selena (June 14, 2013). "Momma, Brian, and me are all so grateful for all your well wishes. My lil sissy Gracie Elliot Teefey was born on June 12th. Luv you all XO". Twitter.
- "Selena Gomez Has Another Baby Sister". Disneydreaming.com. Retrieved October 18, 2014.
- Selena Gomez Graduates High School – On Screen & Off | Access Hollywood – Celebrity News, Photos & Videos. Access Hollywood (May 12, 2010). Retrieved November 17, 2010.
- "Selena Gomez Biography". biography.com. Retrieved November 7, 2014.
- Melas, Chloe (June 30, 2011). "Selena Gomez Reveals: My Mom's Car Would Break Down & We'd Have To Search For Quarters To Buy Gas!". Hollywood Life. Retrieved June 15, 2013.
- Gardner, Chris (June 7, 2013). "Selena Gomez: I would have two children by now If I lived in Texas". MSN. Retrieved June 15, 2013.
- "Selena Gomez Talks Parents' Divorce: 'I Blamed My Mom A Lot' (VIDEO)". The Huffington Post. June 30, 2011. Retrieved October 16, 2015.
- "Radar Online | Selena Gomez’s Grandparents Share Her Intimate Childhood Photo Album". radaronline.com. Retrieved November 7, 2014.
- "Radar Online | Selena Gomez’s Grandparents Share Her Intimate Childhood Photo Album". radaronline.com. Retrieved November 7, 2014.
- "Selena Gomez Biography". buddytv.com. Retrieved November 7, 2014.
- Rivera, Zayda (May 17, 2013). "Demi Lovato on friendship with Selena Gomez: 'We've been through a lot together'". Daily News (New York). Retrieved June 15, 2013.
- "Selena Gomez And Demi Lovato On 'Barney And Friends'". The Huffington Post. Retrieved March 13, 2015.
- Takeda, Allison (May 16, 2013). "Demi Lovato, Selena Gomez Will Always Be Friends". US Weekly. Retrieved June 15, 2013.
- "From Texas to Hollywood!". People. July 22, 2009. Retrieved June 15, 2013.
- Bryson, Carey. "Selena Gomez – Bio and Facts for Kids". About.com. Retrieved June 15, 2013.
- "Selena Gomez Biography : People.com". People. Retrieved November 7, 2014.
- Selena Gomez. "Selena Gomez Biography". People. Retrieved June 15, 2013.
- Nessif, Bruna (July 28, 2011). "Time Warp: Spy Selena Gomez in Her First Film Role". E! Online UK. Retrieved June 15, 2013.
- "Miley Cyrus, Selena Gomez and Demi Lovato's audition tapes emerge | Daily Mail Online". Daily Mail. Retrieved November 7, 2014.
- "A Midsummer's Nightmare". The Suite Life of Zack & Cody. Season 2. Episode 22. August 11, 2006. 08:04, 22:04 minutes in. Disney Channel.
- "Selena Gomez Biography". Starpulse.com. Retrieved June 15, 2013.
- Bonner, Julie (December 13, 2007). "Disney Channel Series Arwin was Not Picked up by the Disney Channel". Crushable. Retrieved June 15, 2013.
- "Film". Selenagomez.com. 2010. Archived from the original on March 17, 2011. Retrieved March 20, 2011.
- "From Texas to Hollywood! - Demi Lovato, Selena Gomez : People.com". People. Retrieved November 7, 2014.
- "Wizards of Waverly Place – Television Review". Common Sense Media. Retrieved June 15, 2013.
- Seidman, Robert (September 27, 2012). "Selena Gomez to Executive-Produce and Star in New 'Wizards of Waverly Place' Television Event on Disney Channel". Tvbythenumbers.zap2it.com. Retrieved June 15, 2013.
- "The 40th NAACP Image Awards". Web.archive.org. 2009. Archived from the original on January 8, 2010. Retrieved June 15, 2013.
- "29th Annual Young Artist Awards – Nominations / Special Awards". Youngartistawards.org. 2008. Retrieved June 15, 2013.
- "Wizards of Waverly Place: Music". Amazon.com. Retrieved June 15, 2013.
- Marc Malkin (March 23, 2011). "Selena Gomez: No Feuding With Miley Cyrus". E!. Retrieved June 17, 2008.
- "Miley Cyrus Throws Weird Cutout Of Selena Gomez Around While Singing 'FU'". The Huffington Post. Retrieved November 7, 2014.
- "Jonas Brothers Keep the Miley vs. Selena Feud Alive | E! Online UK". E!. Retrieved November 7, 2014.
- "Selena Gomez Makes It Clear: There’s No Beef With Miley Cyrus". MTV. Retrieved November 7, 2014.
- "[PICS] Hottest Disney Stars — Which Former Disney Diva Is Fairest Of Them All? – Hollywood Life". hollywoodlife.com. Retrieved November 7, 2014.
- "7 Disney Girls Who Went Wild". therichest.com. Retrieved November 7, 2014.
- "'Demi Lovato's my favourite, followed by Miley then Selena': Joe Jonas ranks former Disney stars during TV appearance | Daily Mail Online". Daily Mail. Retrieved November 7, 2014.
- "Miley Cyrus Takes Viral-Video Jab At Fellow Tween Queens Demi Lovato, Selena Gomez". MTV. Retrieved November 7, 2014.
- Rose, Lacey (May 22, 2002). "In Pictures: Eight Hot Kid Stars To Watch". Forbes. Retrieved August 6, 2009.
- "Nick Jonas & Selena Gomez: Are They Dating?". People. July 23, 2008. Retrieved June 18, 2013.
- "Selena Gomez". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved November 7, 2014.
- "Selena Gomez & Demi Lovato – Studio DC Almost Live – Demi Lovato video". Fanpop. July 17, 2010. Retrieved June 18, 2013.
- "Cruella De Vil: Selena Gomez". Amazon.com. Retrieved June 18, 2013.
- "Fly to Your Heart: Selena Gomez". Amazon.com. Retrieved June 18, 2013.
- "Another Cinderella Story: Selena Gomez, Drew Seeley, Damon Santostefano". Amazon.com. Retrieved June 18, 2013.
- "Winners Announced for 2010 Writers Guild Awards".
- "Selena Gomez - Tell Me Something I Don't Know". Discogs. Retrieved 2016-02-22.
- "Selena Gomez – 90 Voices in "Horton Hears a Who"!". Crushable. March 24, 2008. Retrieved June 18, 2013.
- "Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who! (2008)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved June 18, 2013.
- "Selena Gomez's Supersweet 16". E! Online UK. July 22, 2008. Retrieved June 18, 2013.
- "Selena Gomez Celebrates Sweet 16 With Record Deal". Celebuzz. July 23, 2008. Retrieved June 18, 2013.
- "Selena Gomez Is Spending Valentine’s Day Hiding Her Face With A Scarf". PerezHilton.com. Retrieved November 7, 2014.
- "Selena Gomez JULY MOON Productions, Forms Own Company | OCEANUP TEEN GOSSIP". oceanup.com. Retrieved November 7, 2014.
- Joyce Eng (October 30, 2008). "Wizards' Selena Gomez Conjures Own Production Company". TV Guide. Retrieved October 21, 2009.
- Tatianna Siegel (October 29, 2008). "Selena Gomez forms production co". Variety. Retrieved October 21, 2009.
- "Selena Gomez to Star in 'What Boys Want'". Parade. October 20, 2009. Archived from the original on December 30, 2012. Retrieved June 18, 2013.
- "July Moon Productions – July Moon Productions". companypond.com. Retrieved November 7, 2014.
- "Wizards on Deck with Hannah Montana – DVD Review". Inside Pulse. Retrieved June 18, 2013.
- "Selena Gomez to Guest Star on Sonny with a Chance". Kidstvmovies.about.com. Retrieved June 18, 2013.
- "Forever The Sickest Kids – Whoa Oh! (Me vs. Everyone) (feat. Selena Gomez)". Last.fm. Retrieved June 18, 2013.
- "Forever The Sickest Kids – Whoa Oh! (Me Vs. Everyone)". Last.fm. Retrieved June 18, 2013.
- Lowry, Brian (June 26, 2009). "Princess Protection Program". Variety. Retrieved June 18, 2013.
- "Princess Protection Program is TV's No. 1 Entertainment Telecast of 2009 in Kids 6–11 and Tweens 9–14". TVbytheNumbers. Retrieved June 18, 2013.
- "Selena Gomez & Demi Lovato – One and the Same". Last.fm. January 15, 2013. Retrieved June 18, 2013.
- "Arthur and the Invisibles 2: Arthur and the Revenge of Maltazard: Freddie Highmore, Mia Farrow, Selena Gomez, Snoop Dogg". Amazon.com. Retrieved June 18, 2013.
- "Wizards of Waverly Place Movie". Disney Channel. Retrieved July 12, 2009.
- Top 100 Most-Watched Telecasts On Basic Cable For 2009. Tvbythenumbers.com. Retrieved February 4, 2011.
- "Primetime Emmy Nominees & Winners". emmys.com. July 8, 2010. Retrieved July 8, 2010.
- "ep 4 band tryouts". YouTube. September 28, 2009. Retrieved June 18, 2013.
- "Selena Gomez’s the Scene And Six More Of The Most Boring Band Names Of All Time » MTV Newsroom". MTV. August 13, 2009. Retrieved March 14, 2010.
- "Kiss & Tell by Selena Gomez & The Scene". iTunes Store. September 29, 2009. Retrieved June 18, 2013.
- "Riaa – Gold & Platinum". Riaa.com. Retrieved July 7, 2011.
- Michael Slezak (September 23, 2009). "Kiss & Tell". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved June 19, 2010.
- "Selena Gomez Kiss & Tell review". Nochelatina.com. Retrieved November 12, 2014.
- Released on Monday, April 19, 2010 (April 19, 2010). "Music – Album Review – Selena Gomez & The Scene: 'Kiss & Tell'". Digital Spy. Retrieved June 19, 2010.
- "Selena Gomez & The Scene – Falling Down – Music Charts". Acharts.us. Retrieved March 14, 2010.
- "Selena Gomez & The Scene - Falling Down". Discogs. Retrieved 2016-02-22.
- "Selena Gomez & The Scene - Naturally". Discogs. Retrieved 2016-02-22.
- "Selena Gomez – Chart history | Billboard". Billboard. Retrieved November 7, 2014.
- "Sears Arrive Lounge – The Hottest Guys & Girls Fashion with Selena Gomez". ArriveLounge. Retrieved October 20, 2009.
- Bee-Syuan Chang (July 31, 2009). "Selena Gomez and Sears Team Up For Back To School Style". Stylist.com. Retrieved October 21, 2009.[dead link]
- "Selena Gomez Borden Milk Ad". Sugarslam.com. May 26, 2009. Retrieved August 6, 2009.
- Oh, Eunice (February 3, 2009). "FIRST LOOK: Selena Gomez's Cell-Free Safety Pitch – Good Deeds, Selena Gomez". People. Retrieved August 6, 2009.
- Vena, Jocelyn (February 6, 2009). "Selena Gomez To Star In 'Ramona and Beezus' Movie". MTV. Retrieved October 21, 2009.
- Kilday, Gregg (February 5, 2009). "Young actresses cast for 'Beezus and Ramona'". Reuters. Retrieved October 21, 2009.
- Lylah M. Alphonse (February 23, 2011). "The stars of 'Ramona and Beezus' on family, fun, and facing down fear". Boston Globe. Retrieved July 16, 2010.
- "Ramona and Beezus (2010)". Rottentomatoes.com. Retrieved August 2, 2010.
- "A Year Without Rain by Selena Gomez & The Scene". iTunes Store. September 21, 2010. Retrieved June 18, 2013.
- "Zac Brown Band Bows At No. 1 on Billboard 200". Billboard. September 29, 2010. Retrieved February 19, 2015.
- Allison Stewart. "Album review: Selena Gomez, "A Year Without Rain"". The Washington Post. Retrieved September 21, 2009.
- "Round & Round – Single by Selena Gomez & the Scene". iTunes Store. Archived from the original on June 26, 2010. Retrieved June 30, 2010.
- "A Year Without Rain – Single by Selena Gomez & the Scene". iTunes Store. Archived from the original on September 10, 2010. Retrieved September 16, 2010.
- Lauren Joskowitz (October 15, 2009). "Selena Gomez Introduces 'Dream Out Loud,' Her Own Line Of Eco-Friendly, Bohemian Clothes". MYV.com. Retrieved October 22, 2009.
- Ella Ngo (October 15, 2009). "Seelna Gomez Gets Her Own Fashion Line". E!. Retrieved October 22, 2009.
- "Selena Gomez to Launch Clothing Line". TransWorldNews.com. October 15, 2009. Retrieved October 22, 2009.
- April MacIntyre (October 15, 2009). "Selena Gomez launches fashion line in fall 2010". MonsterandCritics.com. Retrieved October 22, 2009.
- Julee Kaplan (October 15, 2009). "Disney Star Selena Gomez Launching Fashion Brand". Women's Wear Daily. Retrieved October 25, 2009.
- Rebecca Murray (April 22, 2011). "'Monte Carlo' First Photo". Movie.about.com. Retrieved 2010.
- cmania (April 22, 2011). "Selena Gomez Practices to Play Polo in Budapest for 'Monte Carlo' Role". Zimbio. Archived from the original on May 9, 2010. Retrieved May 7, 2010.
- Jayme Deerwester (April 22, 2011). "First look: Selena Gomez stretches out in 'Monte Carlo'". USA Today. Retrieved May 7, 2010.
- Earl, William (November 18, 2011). "Selena Gomez's Cameo In 'The Muppets'". Hollywood Life. Retrieved June 18, 2013.
- "Selena Gomez Pranks Fan In New Disney Channel Show 'PrankStars' WATCH". Hollywood Life. July 13, 2011. Retrieved June 18, 2013.
- "When the Sun Goes Down Reviews, Ratings, Credits, and More at Metacritic". Metacritic. Retrieved December 1, 2011.
- Gallo, Phil (June 10, 2011). "Selena Gomez: The Billboard Cover Story". Billboard. Retrieved June 17, 2011.
- Gary, Trust. "Ask Billboard: Why Do Some Songs Fade Out And Others End Cold?". Billboard. Retrieved July 5, 2013.
- "Adrenalina Inc. Signs Exclusive Global Fragrance Agreement with Selena Gomez". marketwatch. July 18, 2011. Archived from the original on July 17, 2011. Retrieved July 14, 2011.
- Johnson, Zach (February 13, 2012). "Selena Gomez takes 'a break' from music". US Magazine. Archived from the original on August 27, 2012. Retrieved August 27, 2012.
- John, Christopher (March 11, 2013). "Selena Gomez Says She's Finally Done With 'Wizards of Waverly Place'-and Breaks Away From Her Band The Scene". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved June 15, 2013.
- Banov, Jessica (January 6, 2012). "TV Diva: Selena Gomez's "Wizards of Waverly Place" ends after four seasons". The Fayetteville Observer. Retrieved June 15, 2013.[dead link]
- Finke, Nikki. "Changing Release Dates: Sony Pics Sked". Deadline.com. Retrieved May 24, 2012.
- Tatangelo, Wade (March 2, 2012). "Justin Bieber babe Selena Gomez shooting movie next week in Sarasota | Bradenton Herald". Bradenton.com. Retrieved May 24, 2012.
- "Selena Gomez Says 'Come & Get It' Is Not About Justin Bieber! by On Air with Ryan Seacrest on SoundCloud – Hear the world's sounds". Soundcloud.com. Retrieved April 8, 2013.
- "Selena Gomez Ditches the Scene on New Record". Popcrush.com. Retrieved June 18, 2013.
- "Selena Gomez Ditches Her Band The Scene on New Album". Fuse.tv. March 11, 2013. Retrieved June 18, 2013.
- Hasty, Katie (March 12, 2013). "Exclusive: Selena Gomez reveals the title of her new single as Come and Get It". Hitfix.com. Retrieved April 8, 2013.
- "Chart Highlights: Selena Gomez 'Get's New No. 1 On Dance/Club Play Songs | Billboard". Billboard. Retrieved November 7, 2014.
- "Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Still Atop Hot 100, Robin Thicke Reaches Top 10 | KissFM 97.7". kissfm.emisorasunidas.com. Retrieved November 7, 2014.
- Robertson, James (June 4, 2013). "Selena Gomez debut album Stars Dance tracklist and cover art". 3am & Mirror Online. Retrieved June 18, 2013.
- "Selena Gomez Knocks Jay Z From Top of Billboard 200 With First No. 1 Album | Billboard". Billboard. Retrieved November 7, 2014.
- "On the Charts: Robin Thicke Hits the Top With Topless Hit". August 7, 2013. Retrieved August 12, 2015.
- "Week Ending Aug. 11, 2013. Albums: The Civil Wars, On Hiatus And On Top". August 14, 2013. Retrieved August 12, 2015.
- Kennedy, Gerrick D. (November 14, 2013). "Exclusive: Rihanna to receive 'Icon' honor at American Music Awards". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved November 15, 2013.
- Trust, Gary (August 19, 2014). "Ask Billboard: Iggy Azalea, Ariana Grande, Sam Smith & Charli XCX Are Seeing Double". Billboard.
- "HITS Daily Double". HITS Daily Double. Retrieved August 12, 2015.
- "Selena Gomez, 'Stars Dance': Track-By-Track Review". Billboard. Retrieved July 26, 2013.
- Album review by Matthew Horton. "Selena Gomez: Stars Dance Album Review - Reviews - Music". Retrieved December 12, 2013.
- "'Stars Dance' Review: Selena Gomez's Debut Solo Studio Album Misses The Mark". The Huffington Post. July 22, 2013. Retrieved July 26, 2013.
- "Selena Gomez’s Stars Dance Tour: Go Behind The Scenes!". MTV. Retrieved November 7, 2014.
- Variety Staff (December 26, 2013). "Hollywood’s Biggest Box Office Bombs of 2013". Variety. Retrieved January 6, 2014.
- "Getaway Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved August 29, 2013.
- "The 34th Annual RAZZIE® Award Nominees for 2013". The Razzies. Retrieved December 31, 2014.
- Jade Watkins (November 1, 2012). "Selena Gomez cuddles up to Gregg Sulkin as pair film reunion movie | Daily Mail". Daily Mail (London).
- "Selena's Latest Album Will Be Her Last?! Looking To Leave Music Behind For Acting!". PerezHilton.com. May 8, 2013. Retrieved June 18, 2013.
- "Captain America interviews Selena Gomez". YouTube. Retrieved November 14, 2013.
- Brandle, Lars (December 20, 2013). "Selena Gomez Cancels Tour of Asia and Australia to 'Spend Some Time on Myself'". The Hollywood Reporter.
- "Selena Gomez went to rehab center that treats young people 'struggling with emotional trauma and addiction' | Daily Mail Online". Daily Mail. Retrieved November 7, 2014.
- "Selena Gomez Secretly Spent 2 Weeks in Rehab - Rehab, Health, Selena Gomez : People.com". People. Retrieved November 7, 2014.
- "Selena Gomez Secretly Went To Rehab! And When You Hear The Reason Why, You'll Be Glad She's Rid Of Justin Bieber!". PerezHilton.com. Retrieved November 7, 2014.
- Stampler, Laura (February 5, 2014). "Selena Gomez Secretly Went to Rehab for Two Weeks". Time. Retrieved February 5, 2014.
- Corriston, Michelle; Jordan, Julie (February 5, 2014). "Selena Gomez Secretly Spent 2 Weeks in Rehab". People. Retrieved February 5, 2014.
- "Selena Gomez fires parents as managers: report – Daily News (New York)". Daily News. New York. Retrieved November 7, 2014.
- "Selena Gomez ‘signs with new managers’". The Belfast Telegraph. April 18, 2014. Retrieved November 7, 2014.
- Shaun Kitchener. "Selena Gomez Signs With New Management After 'Firing Parents'". entertainmentwise.com. Retrieved November 7, 2014.
- "Selena’s Latest Album Will Be Her Last?! Looking To Leave Music Behind For Acting!". PerezHilton.com. Retrieved November 7, 2014.
- "After Selena Gomez's Exit and a Thawing 'Frozen,' Is Disney Headed for a Cold Spell? | Billboard". Billboard. Retrieved November 7, 2014.
- Siegel, Tatiana (July 31, 2012). "Selena Gomez to Star in 'Parental Guidance Suggested' (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter.
- "Behaving Badly – Rotten Tomatoes". rottentomatoes.com. Retrieved November 7, 2014.
- "Selena Gomez's 'Behaving Badly' Has a Zero Percent Rating on Rotten Tomatoes". celebuzz.com. Retrieved November 7, 2014.
- "Selena Gomez Breaks Her Own Rotten Tomatoes Record With a Zero for 'Behaving Badly'". thewrap.com. Retrieved November 7, 2014.
- "Behaving Badly Movie Review & Film Summary (2015) | Roger Ebert". rogerebert.com. Retrieved November 7, 2014.
- Ford, Rebecca (April 1, 2013). "Billy Crudup, Anton Yelchin, Selena Gomez, Laurence Fishburne Join 'Rudderless'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved April 18, 2013.
- McDonnell, Brandy (April 19, 2013). "William H. Macy begins shooting directorial debut "Rudderless" Sunday in Oklahoma". NewsOK.com. Retrieved May 28, 2013.
- "[VIDEO] Selena Gomez ‘Rudderless’ Soundtrack: Sings ‘Hold On’ After Hearing Twice – Hollywood Life". hollywoodlife.com. Retrieved November 7, 2014.
- "Rudderless – Rotten Tomatoes". rottentomatoes.com. Retrieved November 7, 2014.
- "Selena Gomez | 'Rudderless' – Los Angeles Times". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved November 7, 2014.
- Stutz, Colin (November 22, 2014). "Listen to Three Leaked Songs From Selena Gomez's New Album 'For You'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved July 22, 2015.
- Lipshutz, Jason (October 24, 2014). "After Selena Gomez's Exit and a Thawing 'Frozen,' Is Disney Headed for a Cold Spell?". Billboard. Retrieved July 22, 2015.
- Peters, Mitchell (December 14, 2014). "Selena Gomez Officially Signs With Interscope". Billboard. Retrieved June 22, 2015.
- "Selena Gomez, Zedd Share Studio Time". Billboard. Retrieved February 13, 2015.
- "Meet Selena Gomez’s New Album Collaborators: Zedd, Dreamlab, Ruffian & (Maybe) Maejor Ali". The Inquisitr News. Retrieved February 13, 2015.
- "Zedd & Selena Gomez Song Gets Release Date & Artwork". Billboard. February 13, 2015. Retrieved July 22, 2015.
- Trust, Gary (September 21, 2015). "The Weeknd Replaces Himself Atop Hot 100 as 'The Hills' Hits No. 1". Billboard. Retrieved September 21, 2015.
- Martins, Chris (October 8, 2015). "Billboard Cover: Selena Gomez on Her New Chapter -- 'I've Deserved This. I Earned it. This Is All Me'". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved October 11, 2015.
- "Selena Gomez announces new single 'Same Old Love'". The Indian Express. Retrieved August 7, 2015.
- "Selena Gomez Scores Her Second No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. October 18, 2015. Retrieved October 18, 2015.
- "Rihanna, Selena Gomez & The Weeknd To Perform At 2015 VS Fashion Show". CBS. CBS Interactive. October 14, 2015. Retrieved October 14, 2015.
- "Selena Gomez Shines as Pantene’s Newest Ambassador". Business Wire. June 15, 2015. Retrieved July 22, 2015.
- "Documentary ‘Unity’ Set for Aug. 12 Release with 100 Star Narrators". Variety. April 22, 2015. Retrieved October 7, 2015.
- Gallagher, Brian Gallagher (November 9, 2012). "‘Hotel Transylvania 2’ Confirmed for September 2015". Movieweb. Retrieved July 22, 2015.
- Blistein, Jon (September 22, 2015). "Watch Brad Pitt, Steve Carell Battle the Banks in 'Big Short' Trailer". Rolling Stone. Retrieved October 7, 2015.
- Ashagre, Aggi. "Selena Gomez Announces Revival Tour Dates". Billboard (Prometheus Global Media). Retrieved November 17, 2015.
- Ge, Linda (January 13, 2015). "Selena Gomez Joins Paul Rudd for ‘The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving’". The Wrao. Retrieved July 22, 2015.
- "See Selena Gomez's Sizzling 'SNL' Performances". Rolling Stone. January 24, 2016. Retrieved January 24, 2016.
- Justin Kroll. "Selena Gomez Joins Zac Efron in ‘Neighbors 2’ - Variety". Variety.
- "James Franco Assembles Cast for Adaptation of ‘In Dubious Battle’". Variety. January 30, 2015. Retrieved October 7, 2015.
- Elizabeth Wagmeister. "’13 Reasons Why’: Netflix Adapting Book as Miniseries Set to Star Selena Gomez - Variety". Variety.
- Collar, Matt. "Selena Gomez". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved April 6, 2012.
- "ET Canada | Blog – Selena Gomez Strips Down (Musically) For New 'Hold On' Video". etcanada.com. Retrieved November 15, 2014.
- Lori Melton. "'The Voice': 5 reasons why Selena Gomez is a great celebrity adviser pick". AXS.
- "Selena Gomez Made The Stars (And Everybody Else) Dance At Staples Center: Live Review". Idolator.
- "Selena Gomez Has Allegedly Signed With Interscope Records". Idolator.
- "Selena Gomez announces N.J. date for new tour". NJ.com.
- McLean, Angela (26 August 2013). Selena Gomez Makes the Stars Dance in Toronto at the Wayback Machine (archived 23 October 2014). The Magazine.
- "'Revival' by Selena Gomez". Entertainment Weekly.
- "Selena Gomez, Taylor Swift + Demi Lovato Facetimed!". Buzzworthy. Retrieved August 12, 2015.
- Naomi Clair. "Electronic Music Matters: Eurodance". Poached Mag. Retrieved August 12, 2015.
- "Selena Gomez carries on with her Stars Dance tour in New York". Daily Mail. Retrieved August 12, 2015.
- "Selena Gomez's debut album 'Kiss & Tell' turns five: Her top five singles". axs.com. Retrieved November 11, 2014.
- "Selena Gomez & the Scene, "Kiss & Tell"". Billboard. September 25, 2009. Retrieved May 7, 2014.
- "Album Review: A Year Without Rain - Selena Gomez & The Scene". The New Zealand Herald. Retrieved August 12, 2015.
- "Selena Gomez brings pop sparkle to RodeoHouston". Houston Rodeo. Retrieved August 12, 2015.
- "Selena Gomez & The Scene "When The Sun Goes Down"". RollingStone. August 2, 2011. Retrieved August 2, 2011.
- "Selena Gomez & The Scene – A Year Without Rain | album reviews". musicOMH. Archived from the original on October 8, 2012. Retrieved October 15, 2012.
- Kitty Empire. "Selena Gomez & the Scene: When the Sun Goes Down – review". The Guardian. Retrieved August 12, 2015.
- "Selena Gomez & The Scene: When the Sun Goes Down". Mind Equals Blown. Retrieved August 12, 2015.
- "When the Sun Goes Down". Retrieved August 12, 2015.
- Munoz, Jonathan (July 22, 2013). "Selena Gomez's new album 'Stars Dance' goes EDM". Voxxi. Voxxi Ltd. Retrieved July 22, 2013.
- Brown, August (July 22, 2013). "Review: Selena Gomez's 'Stars Dance' a sassy pop-EDM mix". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved July 23, 2013.
- "Selena Gomez inspired by Skrillex to record 'baby dubstep' for new album". Digital Spy. Retrieved August 12, 2015.
- Vena, Jocelyn (July 15, 2013). "Selena Gomez Throws Epic Dance Party With Stars Dance Teasers". MTV News. Retrieved July 15, 2013.
- Tim Sendra. "Stars Dance - Selena Gomez | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved July 21, 2013.
- ""The Heart Wants What It Wants": Is Selena Gomez Singing, Crying About Justin 0Bieber in New Single?". Fuse. Retrieved June 26, 2015.
- Lukas, Erin (November 6, 2014). "Watch Now: Selena Gomez's New Video "The Heart Wants What It Wants"". Nylon. Retrieved August 27, 2015.
- Lindner, Emilee (June 26, 2015). "Watch Selena Gomez's Steamy 'Good For You' Music Video". MTV News. Retrieved June 27, 2015.
- Strecker, Erin (June 22, 2015). "Selena Gomez Shares Sexy New Song 'Good for You,' Featuring A$AP Rocky". Billboard. Retrieved June 22, 2015.
- Menyes, Carolyn (June 22, 2015). "Selena Gomez 'Good for You' Review: New Single Transitions Disney Star to Adult Pop Artist [LISTEN]". Music Times. Retrieved August 28, 2015.
- "Selena Gomez Talks About Being Inspired By Bruno Marsh". Disney Dreaming. May 21, 2011.
- "Selena Gomez’s New Album Was Inspired By Christina Aguilera’s ‘Stripped’ | Idolator". Retrieved 2015-09-21.
- "Selena Gomez Looks Up To Rihanna". Disney Dreaming. Retrieved February 23, 2013.
- "Selena Gomez Talks New Album, Bradley Cooper and Beyonce". Iconoclast Entertainment Group. Retrieved November 10, 2013.
- Alicia Adejobi. "'I Died The First Time': Selena Gomez Admits Shock At Receiving Compliment From Idol Britney Spears". EntertainmentWise. Retrieved August 12, 2015.
- Harp, Justin (October 28, 2010). "Selena Gomez 'influenced by Cheryl Cole'". Digital Spy. Retrieved January 11, 2016.
- Carl Williott (May 8, 2013). "Selena Gomez Tells 'In Style' 'Stars Dance' May Be Her Last Album, And It Has A Song About Justin Bieber". Idolator.com. Retrieved June 4, 2013.
- "Selena Gomez Talks "Revival" Cover Art, Secret Event | On Air with Ryan Seacrest". YouTube. 2015-09-11. Retrieved 2015-10-09.
- Dagostino, Mark (October 27, 2008). "Selena Gomez: 'I'll be 30 Before I Get My License!'". People. Retrieved August 6, 2009.
- "Stars Hit The Catwalk For St. Judes". Looktothestars.org. October 14, 2008. Retrieved August 6, 2009.
- "Selena Gomez Trick-Or-Treats For UNICEF". Looktothestars.org. October 9, 2008. Retrieved August 6, 2009.
- "Teen Sensation Selena Gomez Appointed UNICEF Ambassador". Reuters. September 3, 2009. Archived from the original on September 6, 2009. Retrieved October 22, 2009.
- "Selena Gomez: Trip to Africa was 'life-changing'". GoogleNews.com. Associated Press. October 2, 2009. Archived from the original on October 8, 2009. Retrieved November 1, 2012.
- "Selena Gomez: Trip to Africa Was 'Life-Changing'". YouTube. Associated Press. October 2, 2009. Retrieved October 25, 2009.
- "Selena Gomez Cares For Dogs In Puerto Rico". popdirt.com. March 8, 2009. Retrieved August 6, 2009.
- NBC Official Site (June 2009). "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon – Video Blogs – Tonight's Guest: Selena Gomez – Jimmy Fallon's Video Blog". LateNightWithJimmyFallon. Archived from the original on August 12, 2009. Retrieved August 5, 2009.
- "Celebrities Raise Hope For Congo". Looktothestars.org. July 10, 2009. Retrieved August 6, 2009.
- "Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF Spokesperson Selena Gomez :: Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF:: Youth Action :: U.S. Fund for UNICEF – UNICEF USA". Youth. UnicefUsa.org. 2009. Archived from the original on January 28, 2010. Retrieved November 1, 2012.
- "Meet Selena Gomez at the Concert of Your Choice". CharityBuzz.com. Retrieved October 21, 2009.
- UNICEF (October 8, 2009). "UNICEF Ambassador Selena Gomez named spokesperson for Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF campaign". StamFordPlus.com. Retrieved October 26, 2009.
- Disney Channel Deutschland (2010-10-28), Selena Gomez - Friends For Change, retrieved 2016-02-22
- ""Send it on", an anthem by the world's biggest teen stars" (DOC) (Press release). Disney Channel. August 6, 2009. Retrieved August 20, 2009.
- "Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF celebrates 60 years of America's youth making a difference throughout the world". May 26, 2009. Archived from the original on June 8, 2010. Retrieved May 30, 2010.
- "Selena Gomez & The Scene Announce a Charity Concert in Celebration of the 60th Anniversary of Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF". October 6, 2011. Retrieved August 21, 2011.
- "UNICEF Ambassador Selena Gomez visits Chile". February 2, 2011. Retrieved August 21, 2011.
- "Celebrities Team Up with UNICEF Tap Project to Provide Safe, Clean Drinking Water to Children around the World". March 13, 2011. Retrieved August 21, 2011.
- "LOL: Selena Gomez is crazy... about UNICEF". CBS News. March 29, 2011. Archived from the original on December 31, 2014. Retrieved August 21, 2011.
- "Selena Gomez fills her Celebrity Tap bottle". April 20, 2011.
- Ed Cunicelli (April 20, 2012). "Selena Gomez Named Ambassador To The Ryan Seacrest Foundation [VIDEOS] | Ryan Seacrest – The official entertainment news site of American Idol host and American Top 40 on". Ryan Seacrest. Archived from the original on October 27, 2014.
- "Selena Gomez Partners With Case-Mate – ARTISTdirect News". Artistdirect.com.
- "Billboard". Billboard.com. Retrieved 2015-10-09.
- "CNN". cnn.com. Retrieved 2015-10-11.