Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Jenni Rivera: RIP CUANDO MUERE UNA DIVA LA RECORDAMOS ASI!!!
Jenny Dolores Rivera Saavedra (July 2, 1969 -- December 9, 2012), better known as Jenni Rivera, was a Mexican-American singer known for her work within the banda and norteña music genres. She began recording in 1992, and her recordings often have themes of social issues, infidelity, and relationships. Her tenth studio album, Jenni in 2008, became her first number-one album in the Billboard Top Latin Albums chart in the United States. In 2010 she appeared in and produced the reality TV show Jenni Rivera Presents: Chiquis & Raq-C, featuring her oldest daughter. She also appeared in and produced I Love Jenni starting in 2011 and Chiquis 'n Control in 2012.
Rivera has sold over 15 million albums worldwide and was nominated at the 2003, 2008 and 2010 Latin Grammys. A successful regional Mexican artist and entrepreneur, she has started many companies, including Divina Realty, Divina Cosmetics, Jenni Rivera Fragrance, Jenni Jeans, Divine Music and The Jenni Rivera Love Foundation. Jenni Rivera became the first female Banda artist to sell-out a concert at the world famous Gibson Amphitheater in Universal City, California and became the first artist to sell-out two back-to-back nights at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, California on August 6, 2010 and August 7, 2010.
Jenni Rivera died in a plane crash in Mexico on December 9, 2012.
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