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10 Strikingly Popular Songs Of Selena Gomez That Criss-Crossed The Music Sphere

Selena Gomez Songs
Selena Gomez Songs

Selena Gomez,(born 1992), American singer and actress won infinite young fans as a versatile pop vocalist. Moreover, Gomez played the lead singer of an electronic-based pop band known as Selena Gomez & the Scene. Later, the band dismantled in 2012. In 2013, Selena’s first solo album “Stars Dance” received rave reviews and entered US Billboard top 200.

Nonetheless, as Gomez entered adulthood, her popularity was magnified by a relationship with Justin Bieber.

In 2009, U.N appointed Selena Gomez as a goodwill ambassador.

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Come And Get It
AlbumStars Dance
Release DateApril 7, 2013
FormatDigital Download
GenreElectropop – bhangra
Length3:51
WritersEster Dean, Mikel S. Eriksen and Tor Erik Hermansen

  • Selena sang the song for the first time at the 2013 MTV Movie Awards function on April 14, 2013
  • Selena released the song just a couple of months after parting ways from Justin Bieber, her erstwhile boyfriend
  • Stars Dance, the album containing “Come and Get It” song topped the Billboard 200 chart
  • During a live stream chat, Gomez disclosed that this is a unique song because of its tribal nature. She expressed her interest to learn about tribal culture
  • Selena was just 21 years of age when her Stars Dance reached the #1 position

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Love You like A Love Song
AlbumWhen the Sun Goes Down
Release DateJune 17, 2011
FormatCD Single - Digital Download
GenreElectropop
Length3:08
WritersAntonina Armato, Tim James and Adam Schmalholz

  • Selena Gomez mentioned that this is a very different sounding song, mid-tempo electropop with a Euro-disco rhythm.
  • The song stood on the top songs list for a long time and regarded as the highly successful single song in the USA
  • The song achieved the best-seller status by selling 2 million copies. It also earned the quadruple-platinum certification from the Recording Industry Association of America
  • “Love You Like a Love Song” fascinated the minds of people across various countries, worldwide apart from the USA. The countries where the song gained popularity are Mexico, Australia, Hungary, Russia, Norway, Slovakia and Sweden.
  • However, the song had to face some controversy for using pink colour-painted horses in this music video

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Who Says
AlbumWhen the Sun Goes Down
Release Date14 March 2011
FormatDigital Download
GenrePop
Length3:15
WritersEmanuel Kiriako and Priscilla Hamilton

  • Debuted on March 14, 2011, in the Ryan Crest ‘s show “On Air” broadcasted on 102.7 KIIS FM
  • Selena had completely explained the meaning of the song during that preview show of Ryan Crest
  • This song got excellent reviews from critics since it carried a good message
  • Featured as the top single and one of the top 30 songs across the USA, Canada and New Zealand during its release time
  • In the song’s music video Gomez appears as moving around the city, removing her makeup and performing with her band at the beach.

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Same Old Love
AlbumRevival
Release DateSeptember 10, 2015
FormatCD - Digital Download
GenreElectropop – synth-pop
Length3:49
WritersTor Hermansen, Mikkel Eriksen, Benjamin Levin, Charlotte Aitchison and Ross Golan

  • Co-writer Charles also gave the vocals for the background portion of the song apart from writing the chorus
  • Gomez mentioned that the song presents various stages of a relationship but the audience had a different take
  • The catchy tunes of this song received lavish praise from music critics
  • The song premiered as an exclusive on Apple Music on September 22, 2015
  • On the US Billboard Hot 100, the song stood in the fifth position

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The Heart Wants What It Wants
AlbumFor You
Release DateNovember 6, 2014
FormatDigital Download
GenrePop – R&B
Length3:47
WritersSelena Gomez, Antonina Armato, Tim James and David Jost

  • The song’s lyrics commence with Selena telling about the troubled relationship with her former boyfriend, Justin Bieber
  • Gomez had played the song earlier to her friend Taylor Swift, before its official release
  • The song received wide appreciation from music critics for its vocals, lyrical content, production, and Gomez’s new direction.
  • In the Billboard Hot 100 list, “The Heart Wants What it Wants” reached the sixth spot.
  • The song achieved peak position in the top 40 list of countries like Australia, New Zealand, Belgium and the United Kingdom

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Hands To Myself
AlbumRevival
Release DateJanuary 26, 2016
FormatDigital Download
GenreDance-pop – synth-pop
Length3:20
WritersJustin Tranter, Julia Michaels, Robin Fredriksson, Max Martin, Mattias Larson and Selena Gomez

  • American singer Prince’s music was influential for the creation of album, “Revival”, which includes this song
  • The song also premiered as an Apple music exclusive on December 21, 2015
  • The song received phenomenal appreciation from the critics for the music video’s cinematography and appearance of Gomez. Critics stated that it was the highly revealing visual and the sexiest video of Gomez, until now
  • “Hands to Myself” reached #7 position on the US Billboard Hot 100. It also became Gomez’s fourth consecutive song to feature in the top ten hits across USA.
  • It also peaked in the top 10 list chart of countries like Canada, New Zealand and Slovakia

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Good For You
AlbumRevival
Release DateJune 22, 2015
FormatDigital Download
GenrePop – Electro – R&B
Length3:41
WritersJulia Michaels, Justin Tranter, Nick Monson, Selena Gomez, Nolan Lambroza, Rakim A Mayers and Hector Delgado

  • Selena mentioned that she took only 45 minutes to complete the “Revival” track since it was recorded in one stretch
  • Gomez roped AsAP Rocky for a guest appearance in her track. It was the first experience for her to have worked with a rapper
  • The song directly entered #9 spot on debut in the Billboard Hot 100 and later earned the fifth position. It was the highest peaking single song for Gomez, which she had never ever witnessed earlier.
  • Music critics highly lauded the song for its aesthetic visuals and the “most intimate” feel song till now
  • Gomez promoted the “Good for You” song through giving interviews to radios and live performances in some shows

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Hit The Lights
AlbumWhen the Sun Goes Down
Release DateJanuary 20, 2012
FormatDigital Download
GenreSynth pop – teen pop
Length3:14
WritersLeah Haywood, Daniel James and Tony Nilsson

  • Selena Gomes told in an interview to Billboard magazine that “Hit the Lights” was the first song that she involved in recording
  • The lyrics of this song tells about living for the very moment and of taking risks in life
  • On January 20, 2012, an international remix EP was released for the single release of this song
  • Selena highlighted that the song is relatable for every individual
  • The song’s second video version was released on 19 April 2012 with some clips taken from the original version

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Round And Round
AlbumA Year Without Rain
Release DateJune 22, 2010
FormatDigital Download – CD-Single
GenreElectro – pop rock
Length3:05
WritersKevin Rudoff, Andrew Bolooki, Fefe Dobson, Jeff Halavacs and Jacob Kasher

  • “Round and Round” is a peculiar dance electropop rock song having some real techno beats
  • The lyrics of this song talks about a relationship that keeps moving around in a circular pattern
  • Critics applauded the song for its ability to instantly attract almost all kinds of audience
  • The song became the 24th popular song on the Billboard Hot 100 list
  • Gomez was noted to have sung this song “Round and Round” several number of times right from its release

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Slow Down
AlbumStars Dance
Release DateAugust 13, 2013
FormatDigital Download
GenreDance-pop – EDM
Length3:30
WritersLindy Robbins, Julia Michaels, Niles Holowell-Dhar, David Kuncio and Freddy Wexler

  • The entire music video of this song got filmed throughout Paris
  • The song’s lyrics speak about slowing down of time and that magical feel of living on the dance floor
  • Mixed reviews were expressed by critics for this song. The positive things covered about the catchy lyrics and funny production while its EDM influence got flayed.
  • The song reached the #27 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 in the USA. However, it achieved the #1 position in the Billboard’s Hot Dance Club
  • “Slow Down” song received a platinum certification from the “Recording Industry Association of America”.

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