Selena Gomez: Photos of the performer through the years(12 images)
Selena Gomez is Billboard's 2017 "Woman of the Year." Previous recipients of the honor include Beyonce and Madonna. Selena has been acting and singing since her Barney days with Demi Lovato and has become a global sensation. Here are photos of the star's career throughout the years.
"Wizards of Waverly Place" cast members, (L-R) Jake T. Austin, Selena Gomez, Maria Canals Barrera, Jennifer Stone and David Henrie appear backstage after the show won an Emmy for Outstanding Children's Program at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards on September 12, 2009. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI
Selena Gomez arrives on the red carpet at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards on August 25, 2013. Selena was nominated for two awards and took home the Moonman for Best Pop Video. File Photo by Dennis Van Tine/UPI
Texas native Selena Gomez performs during halfime of the Dallas Cowboys and Oakland Raiders game at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas on November 28, 2013. The Thanksgiving Day performace kicked off The Salvation Army's 123rd Red Kettle Campaign. File Photo by Ian Halperin/UPI