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Selena Gomez is Making the Band

Selena Gomez is Making the Band

Selena Gomez doesn’t want a solo career, but instead wants to start her own band that will have a pop/rock feel to it.

“I’m going to be in a band — no Selena Gomez stuff,” the 16-year-old Wizards of Waverly Place star told MTV News last week. “I’m not going to be a solo artist. I think that I don’t want my name attached to it.”

Selena added, “I basically want to make music that is fun and that parents and kids can jump around to and have a good time to. I will be singing, and I’m learning drums and playing electric guitar.”

Ms. Gomez even wants to take a backseat at times during live gigs. “I would like to try it and kind of switch it up,” she said. “When I do the tour and stuff, I would like to do maybe a section on the piano or on guitar or on drums.”

Check out the video below for Selena‘s interview!


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95 Comments

# 1

She seems way more honest and looking better each time I see her. I like her idea. This one may be changing my opinion.

# 2

i love selena :)

# 3

Selena is awesome and I love her smile. :D

# 4

haha wow. we’ll see how far THAT goes.

i love her and all, but it’s not gonna work.

>.<

# 5

Mhmm that seems sort of werid but idk

# 6

Love selena and she got a great smile. :D

# 7

i love her hair in this picture!!

# 8
Zanessa-love4life @ 08/07/2008 at 4:51 pm

I love Selena,. Can’t wait to hear her band :)
Luv her hair!!
ROCK ON SELENA!

# 9

She’s prettier than Miley Cyrus

she should really stick to acting

please, we all know by “band” she means, shes going to be the lead/spotlight… she needs to stick to acting, shes trying to be like demi/miley etc… oh disney channel stars

i like her as an actress….n idk but it kinda sux tht she mite b dating nick n it makes me sad….i dont think im her fan anymore n no not bcuz of nick its just like she doesnt do anything special…she seems like a great person n shes very pretty so im not a hater im just not a huge fan….however i love demi…i might just like her cuz of demi but she seems like a fun friend

her band will be called the Gomez sisters….give me a freaking break!
she can’t even sing

I Love Selena!!
And i’m happy for her
SELENA RULES!!

aaaaaaaaaaahhh
ii haatee selena gomez
she is sooooo biitch
she is copy of miley
neever nelena

she is pig haha , your hair is rotten _|_

LOOVE MILEEY ,
selena won’t be a miley

BIIIITCH

Selena’s chill. i like her unlike miley cyrus who makes up lies about nick. its stupid..

hahaha.
yeahh that’s not gonna work.

SELENA YOUR BAND WILL BE THE BAD BAND.
I HATE YOU FOREVEEER .

U AREN’T A PRINCESS OF DINSEY
**** UUUUUU

IDIIIOT , IIIDIOT

STUUUPID STUUUUPID
YOUR VOICE IS BAAAAAAAAAAAAAD

SELENA O BRASIL TE ODEEIA.

NEVER COMES TO BRAZIL
PLEEEAAASEE

She loves Paramore like me so I’m excited to hear her music.

COME BACK TO BARNEY SELENA

bubb;egumpop @ 08/07/2008 at 5:15 pm

I love her! She’s one of the few latina stars on the disney channel! Its really nice to know she knows about the environmental issues and somewhat cares.

By the way, did anyone realize that the host of MTV news is Kim from ANTM? So much for modeling!

chilly_powder @ 08/07/2008 at 5:16 pm

I’m impressed! she sounds very mature. Not like other teens her age! I’m glad to hear one of them speak and not sound like a barbie doll broke record! I think i like her.

i think she is a great singer ^^ she should make a band with demi

YAWN YAWN YAWN YAWN.

PARAMORE IS NICE, BUT SELENA NOT

WAKE UP SELENA , YOU ARE STUPID , YOU NEVER WILL BE SUCESS LIKE MILEY

SELENA ISN’T SO AMAZING AS MILEY

YOU HAVE FAKE FANS , STUPIDS FANS,
YOUR FANS JUST ARE YOUR FANS BECAUSE , THEY ARE HATERS MILEY

Selena’s mom had her when she was 16. Does anyone know if a dad is in the picture? Amazing how successful this girl has become with a very young, single mom. Reminds me of Jamie Lynn Spears’ story.

Jared, do you realise that you’re failing miserably by trying to make her the next best thing. It’s not happening. She’s a mediocre talent. Just like the rest of the Disney crowd.

piano, guitar, drums…
Just like Nick Jonas huh?

smilessss @ 08/07/2008 at 5:46 pm

i can’t wait.
(:
haters out there are only jealous of her.
so stop saying all those cruel things.
she’s fine she’s not like miley cyrus with her icky voice.
she seems laid back unlike miley.

let her be!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

B*itch sit down. You have no talent and this an idiotic idea.

iluvmiley @ 08/07/2008 at 5:53 pm

does anyone else think maybe she’s only doing this because so many people think she’s copying miley? she doesn’t want a solo career becasue that would be like miley…just saying

she sucks

the fact that she doesnt wanna be a solo singer says alot about the kind of down to earth person she is

i like selena, but i dont know about the band thing…

i hate, she’s ridiculous

I want to be on her band haha

OH LOOK, it’s the NEXT Britney/Lindsay.

zashey@

pathetic much?

♥ZanessaFan4Lyfe♥ @ 08/07/2008 at 6:32 pm

LOVER HER :)
SHES SO CUTE!! <3
THE BAND SOUNDS LIKE A REALY KEWL IDEa :)

♥ZanessaFan4Lyfe♥ @ 08/07/2008 at 6:32 pm

LOVER HER :)
SHES SO CUTE!! <3
THE BAND SOUNDS LIKE A REALY KEWL IDEa :)

Firenz @ 08/07/2008 at 6:29 pm

OH LOOK, it’s the NEXT Britney/Lindsay.
___
You’re an idiot. You must mean MiHoley. This girl has done nothing scandalous. So obvious you’re just being a hater for the sake of it. At least people who dislike the screwed up ones like MiHoley actually have reasons.

Cool. She want to be lik Nick. Piano, drums, guitar…….

Just like her boyfriend Nick J. Piano, drums , && guitar. Interesting.

She’s soo pretty but I think she looks better with LESS makeup. Natural is better on her.

selena gomez sux…

GO TO BARNEYLAND *****!

zashley i’m agree your comment about her but im more a zanessa fan jaja

Jesus Christ! leave the girl alone!
its actually not a bad idea, it just shows how humble she is!
shes not trying to be all huge and annoying like miley cyrus!

to zashley, first of all, GET OVER IT! Zac and Vanessa r together and if u were a real fan of either one of them, you would except that!
and second, leave selena alone, if you dont like her, dont comment on her! get a life instead of talking **** and being a hater because shes supposedly with nick jonas! GET OVER IT!!!

K, im done!

These kids are great on their tv shows but not every single person on a tv show has to be in a band too or have their own album. whats WITH these people? not everyone is a singer!

zashley, SHUT THE **** UP!!!
No one cares.
you hate selena.
andd??
disney makes everyone to sing!!
its not their choice
like almost every person has sang a song 4 disney

she should stick to acting and maybe win an oscar or emmy on the big screen. something miley will never have. miley might have an emmy or something for HANNAH MONTANA!!! thats it or her album cause shes got fans from Hannah Montana. but miley’s not gonna be anything without Hannah Montana. shes got a #1 album cause of hannah montana’s fans
Selena good at acting.
singing.. ehh
im a really big fan of hers!!
but shes a actress not a singer

p.s. zashley , im a zanessa fan . eat it and take it.

Ohhh yea ACCEPT WHATS THE TRUTH!! SOMETHING YOU CANT DO!
accept zac and vanessa r dating.
accept what you know is true but is hard to admit

she should stick to acting and maybe win an oscar or emmy on the big screen. something miley will never have. miley might have an emmy or something for HANNAH MONTANA!!! thats it or her album cause shes got fans from Hannah Montana. but miley’s not gonna be anything without Hannah Montana. shes got a #1 album cause of hannah montana’s fans
Selena good at acting.
singing.. ehh
im a really big fan of hers!!
but shes a actress not a singer

p.s. zashley , im a zanessa fan . eat it and take it.

Ohhh yea ACCEPT WHATS THE TRUTH!! SOMETHING YOU CANT DO!
accept zac and vanessa r dating.
accept what you know is true but is hard to admit

she is really pretty, But I don’t see her as a singer, I don’t know why, she is more like an actress for me :)

she is beautiful, and haters, please, stop bothering ¬¬

um, i have heard her sing and it is not good. I like that she wants to be in a band, but seriously what is with disney stars not just sticking to one thing. dont they know people will take them more seriosuly if they are either actress or singer and not both?

She is absolutely gorgeous and so great to listen to in an interview. I hope she becomes incredibly famous. It’s time for the two tramps Vanessa and Miley to get lost.

i didnt know now people consider beautiful someone who has a big head and booblyhead=O

wtfff?
why is she trying SO hard to be Demi and Nick?

nick does his thing with the piano..and drums
and Demi does her own guitar parts in like 3 songs.

STOP TRYING TO BE WHO YOUR NOT.

no that would be horible

Why are these people famous?????

go selena! shes so beautiful!

lol sher, sweetie the only person that will get lost is nikki your fat, criminal love.

Zashley–are you like two years old or something?

She’s SO FAKE!

hmm, as I can see u guys only hate her and dis her ’cause she might be dating Nick.
It’s stupid. Honestly.

It’s like u girls are in love with Nick and hopin’ that some day u will be with him. and Selena like have the opportunity to be close to him and U are just jealous..

and #23 – I agree :)

2503thgiqjkh34ui5jbf @ 08/08/2008 at 8:53 am

I hate how all of these Disney stars think that they can “rock”, I mean, let’s be honest, compare Miley Cyrus, or the Jonas Brothers to real rock bands like Kings of Leon, Queens of the Stone Age, or the Black Keys. THOSE are rock bands, not bubblegum pop that “parents and kids” can listen to.

ugghh Disney kids..

Born Manhattanite @ 08/08/2008 at 10:07 am

If she does make a band. it will probably be something Disney or something equally stupid. Oh hey why doesn’t she join the Jonas Brothers, that’s probably what she had in mind . Ewww I know i’m hater but seriously how can anyone like this girl ? And who actually watches her shoe above the age of 12 ? And not watching it with their kids or siblings.

Born Manhattanite @ 08/08/2008 at 10:08 am

Ooops i meant her SHOW

Is that Kim from America’s Next Top Model?

Anonymous @ 08/08/2008 at 1:50 pm

They digitally digitized her voice.

Not every Disney star sings

That is why she wants a band.

So she can play the instruments instead of her singing.

Selena is one of my old friends… and I still love her but she can’t sing very well.

Still love you Lena. <333

I’m sorry!

tIA&MANDY @ 08/08/2008 at 4:21 pm

I don’t mind Selena, but it seems like she’s trying to be EXACTLY like Nick lol.

Singer.. Piano, Guitar & Drums. Lol, Nick plays all of those on the Burning Up tour.

(=

Cool Girl @ 08/08/2008 at 5:22 pm

MILEY SUCKS!

She’s sooo gorgeous

I DONT LIKE HER if she wasnt a CLONE of miley i would actually like but now i just think she should stop copying miley

how do you know that the bend won’t work if it hasn’t come out yet. stop being so shallow, and judge everything without a point of view; it might work, or it might not…you never know what the future might hold. you need a percepactive from the band before judging it.forexample, when miley cyrus started her carer as an american actress and singer, no one knew whether she’ll be in a diffrerent level than most teen celebrities. selena gomez is starting this band to pump up her carer, and if you were in her position, i’m sure you’ll most likely do the same for your future carer. you wouldn’t want your dream to stop at a dead end, you’ll want it to escalate from point to point.

how do you know that the bend won’t work if it hasn’t come out yet. stop being so shallow, and judge everything without a point of view; it might work, or it might not…you never know what the future might hold. you need a percepactive from the band before judging it.forexample, when miley cyrus started her carer as an american actress and singer, no one knew whether she’ll be in a diffrerent level than most teen celebrities. selena gomez is starting this band to pump up her carer, and if you were in her position, i’m sure you’ll most likely do the same for your future carer. you wouldn’t want your dream to stop at a dead end, you’ll want it to escalate from point to point.

GO BACK TO MEXICO, AND AGE A LITTLE LMAO YOU LOOK LIKE YOUR 5 :)

whatever selenaa wants its fine wih mee :)

selena fan @ 08/11/2008 at 3:20 am

I don’t get how people have so much hatred for someone they don’t even know, and some people are so immature, talking so much crap about someone famous. Oh wow, you aren’t famous boo whoo cry me a river, if you don’t like her than get out. I don’t get why the hell do miley fans come here to talk crap about Selena, when she hasn’t done anything bad. Oh wow she ‘supposedly’ stoled Nick Jonas from her, she’s copying Miley, no she isn’t, okay? She wants a band well thats a first hardly none of the Disney Stars are in bands other than the Jonas Brothers, but that donesn’t mean she’s copying them too, theirs aolt of bands with someone playing guitar, piano ,drums, its not only Nick.
Go to a Miley thread/post instead of talking **** about Selena.
-__-

selena fan @ 08/11/2008 at 3:22 am

I don’t get how people have so much hatred for someone they don’t even know, and some people are so immature, talking so much crap about someone famous. Oh wow, you aren’t famous boo whoo cry me a river, if you don’t like her than get out. I don’t get why the hell do miley fans come here to talk crap about Selena, when she hasn’t done anything bad. Oh wow she ’supposedly’ stoled Nick Jonas from her, she’s copying Miley, no she isn’t, okay? She wants a band well that’s a first hardly none of the Disney Stars are in bands other than the Jonas Brothers, but that doesn’t mean she’s copying them too, theirs alot of bands with someone playing guitar, piano ,drums, its not only Nick.
Go to a Miley thread/post instead of talking **** about Selena.
-__-

good choice
most disney stars never have successful solo careers

what she cant sing or play an insterment so what band is she EVER going to make i think none ha ha

i love selena

misstisdalefan @ 08/19/2008 at 12:10 pm

i so agree with her!

i love selena i mean their teenagers give em a break they all make mistakes!!!!!!!!! id so love to be famous goodluck to all of them they have made sucess xx
id do anythink to b in her band it would b amazin!!!!!

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