Yes, the weekend’s here! But for one sexy Selena Gomez….the Weeknd is over and it’s ‘Bieber’ time again. Not only that but Selena Gomez got a little racy recently as she celebrated a recent announcement. Selena Gomez is …Billboard’s Woman of the Year.
Billboard announced today it will honor Selena Gomez with its 2017 Woman of the Year award at the Women in Music dinner at the Ray Dolby Ballroom in Hollywood on Nov. 30.
The event will be held in conjunction with the release of Billboard’s Women in Music issue and also honor the most powerful female executives in the industry, a statement said.
“Not only is Selena soaring on the charts, but she continuously inspires young women everywhere to be authentic, give back and to not be afraid to use their voice,” said John Amato, president of The Hollywood Reporter- Billboard Media Group.
“She is never afraid to speak her mind and has used her platform to advocate for the needs of others. We are thrilled to be able to honor her as our Woman of the Year.”
Over the past year, Gomez dominated the charts with Top 40 hits including “Bad Liar,” “Fetish” (featuring Gucci Mane), and “It Ain’t Me,” a collaboration with Kygo that became one of 2017’s biggest international smashes with over half a billion streams since its release.
Gomez executive-produced the acclaimed Netflix drama ’13 Reasons Why’, launched partnerships with Coach and Puma, “all the while inspiring fans through her tireless philanthropic work,” the statement said.
Additionally, Gomez helped raise more than $500,000 for the Lupus Research Alliance, a cause that has affected her personally as a lupus sufferer. She has also advocated for increased mental health awareness after opening up about her own treatment.
Selena Gomez has quite a year! She released hit new music. She ended her romance with Weeknd. She reunited with ‘the Bieb’. And now the Disney star turned singer is named Billboard’s Woman Of The Year! I’d say that’s quite a year of accomplishments for a young 25-year-old wouldn’t you?
So what did Selena do after the coveted new title? She did what most other celebrities have done. She posed for a racy photo shoot.
Sending pulses racing, Selena slipped into a plunging blazer, giving onlookers a generous glimpse of her enviable decolletage.
Wearing her raven hair, which she recently dyed blonde, in a sleek wet do, she injected a vampy touch with Gothic-inspired lipstick, completing her look with a statement smoky eye.
Who are we to say, right?
In September, Selena Gomez revealed she was awarded a gift of life from her best friend. Gomez revealed that the reason she quietly stepped back from her career over the summer was because she was recovering from a kidney transplant. The “Hands to Myself” singer shared that the donor was her longtime pal Francia Raisa, an actress best known for her role in The Secret Life of the American Teenager.
According to People Magazine Gomez said,
“There aren’t words to describe how I can possibly thank my beautiful friend Francia Raisa. She gave me the ultimate gift and sacrifice by donating her kidney to me. I am incredibly blessed. I love you so much sis.”
Wow! Not that seems bigger than any of this news!
Then in 2016, Gomez took a career break after suffering from “anxiety, panic attacks and depression” due to her lupus diagnosis.
Later last year, Selena decided to go public with her diagnosis become an advocate for the disease.
“I waited for the right time to talk about it because I am in a great place, and I’m very healthy,” she said. “I’m not trying to be loud about it: It was time to use my platform to help.”
Now, it looks like Selena has moved past Weeknd and on to bigger and…better as Billboard’s 2017 Woman of the Year.
Some might say…leave her alone. She’s a big girl. Maybe it’s Justin….time!
It’s pretty amazing if you ask me. Selena’s certainly accomplished more than most at the young age of 25, at least as far as a career goes. But let’s hope she can keep her decency and keep her clothes on. We’ve seen enough of artists make it to a certain level of success, and then somehow they all feel the need to expose themselves. Why? I have no idea. Stupidity or money…one of the two.
If you haven’t caught her latest, here’s Selena singing one of her latest hits ‘Fetish’:
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