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Selena Gomez has a productive year. The singer is on tour, currently in Australia, where she gave an interview for “Vogue” magazine. Earlier this year, she became the most-followed person on Instagram. Moreover, according to her statements, her career seems to be on the right track.
The 24-year-old singer will be on the cover of the September 2016 issue of “Vogue Australia.” She arrived in Australia on August 5, for several Revival tour dates. Along with a photo shoots, she answered some questions for the magazine about her career and personal life.
According to “Vogue,” Gomez considered her career was in a blind spot during her relationship with Justin Bieber. Since their relationship between 2011-2015 was the focus of media, the ruptured relationship has benefitted her work. “Daily Mail” reported, the pop star made an analysis of her career: “You want to do what you love, but all this other stuff overshadows it, so it makes it a little harder for people to take me seriously.”
About her personal life, Gomez declared that she craves for a low-key relationship, less tumultuous and more profound. According to “Vogue,” the singer affirmed that she would be happy “with a writer or producer or actor who is low-key.”
The September 2016 issue of “Vogue Australia” goes on sale on August 15. Between the magazine’s covers, the singer can be admired wearing Louis Vuitton, Marc Jacobs, Gucci, and Alexander Wang.
On the Right Track in 2016
The pop star has a productive year. In May 2016, she started the Revival tour, which includes 89 shows all across the world. Currently, the 24-year-old artist is in Australia and then in New Zealand. This fall, the tour will continue in Europe and the United Arab Emirates, while the last shows will take place in December, in Mexico.
Moreover, her recent song featuring with Charlie Puth, “We Don’t Talk Anymore,” reached the 19th position in “Billboard” magazine Hot 100 chart. Also, her song, “Kill ‘Em with Kindness,” that sends out a positive message, received good critic reviews and garnered 150 million views on YouTube in the first two months after the release.
On July 13, 2016, Gomez became the most-followed person on Instagram. Now, she has over 93 million followers. According to “Vanity Fair,” in addition to the title of Most Followed User, Gomez also has the most-liked photograph of all time on the same social media platform. A post published on June 26, 2016, stirred over 5.2 million reactions in only two weeks.
A Little Girl Pursuing Her Dream
Gomez was born in Grand Prairie, Texas, on July 22, 1992. She discovered her affinity for singing and acting since she was a little girl. Her first appearance in the entertainment industry took place in 2002, in the series “Barney & Friends.” In 2009, the pop star formed the band Selena Gomez & the Scene and released her first studio album. In 2012, she made her solo musical debut and started working on her grown-up image.
Between 2011-2015, Gomez was in a relationship with Bieber. As she recently stated, she felt that her career was in a blind spot during their involvement, which was “the most talked about thing.”
Nowadays, the singer is on her second tour, Revival, and is working on her third album. Moreover, another example of Gomez’s productive year, as she will be, according to “Variety,” the executive producer of the Netflix miniseries “13 Reasons Why.”
By Bianca-Ramona Dumitru
Edited by Cathy Milne
Daily Mail: ’You want to do what you love but stuff overshadows it’: Selena Gomez takes a swipe at ex Justin Bieber as she stuns in midriff-baring outfit on Vogue cover
Vanity Fair: Selena Gomez Now Has The Most-Liked Instagram Post of All Time
Variety: Netflix Adapting ’13 Reasons Why’ Into Selena Gomez Series
Vogue: First Look: Selena Gomez covers Vogue Australia’s September 2016 issue
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