Ally Brooke Sings Selena Tribute Medley For Miss Universe Pageant
Miss Universe 2019 was held in Atlanta Sunday night and one of the most talked-about moments was a special Selena tribute during the evening gown portion of the pageant. Former Fifth Harmony singer Ally Brooke sang “Dreaming of You” and “I Could Fall In Love” as the contestants showed off their evening wear.
Selena fans watching the global pageant were so grateful to see the singer represented.
Selena continues to be one of the most influential and well-known performing artists since she died 24 years ago. This year, Selena songs were streamed 163 million times in 79 countries on Spotify.
The tribute was a medley of two of her English-language hits “I Could Fall In Love” and “Dreaming of You.”
The Miss Universe pageant was held in Atlanta, Georgia this year and the top ten contestants were Miss USA Cheslie Kryst, Miss Colombia Gabriela Tafur Nader, Miss Puerto Rico Madison Anderson, Miss South Africa Zozibini Tunzi, Miss Peru Kelin Rivera, Miss Indonesia Frederika Cull, Miss France Maeva Coucke, Miss Iceland Birta Abiba Þórhallsdóttir, Miss Thailand Paweensuda Drouin, and Miss Mexico Sofia Aragon.
People were tagging Chris Perez so we could know that his late wife was being honored during the pageant.
The Miss Universe pageant is aired around the world as women from 90 different countries and territories compete for the crown. This gave the Selena tribute global exposure with Ally Brooke bringing the Selena classics to the pageant stage.
There was truly so much appreciation to the Miss Universe Organization for including a Selena tribute into their night.
It isn’t every day that a Latino icon like Selena gets a tribute on a global stage. Seeing one of the Latino music greats remembered at the pageant made fans celebrate the pageant.
Social media was filled with people who did not like the choice of Ally Brooke to since the medley.
There was a lot of disappointment from Selena fans about Brooke’s performance. The “No Good” singer wore a one-shoulder black sequin dress and as she performed the late Tejano singers songs.
Miss Universe 2019 is Miss South Africa Zozibini Tunzi.
Miss Puerto Rico Madison Anderson came in first runner-up and Miss Mexico Sofia Aragon rounded out the top three.
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