Biggest-selling Latin album in the US
3,000,000 total number
United States ()

On 13 November 2017, Dreaming of You by Selena (USA, b. Selena Quintanilla) was certified 59x multi-platinum – for shipments of 3.54 million units in the US – by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). More than 3 million copies of the singer’s fifth and final studio album have been sold in the US. Dreaming of You was released posthumously on 18 July 1995 and debuted at No.1 on the Billboard 200 on 5 August, selling 331,000 copies in the first week. The album includes songs in Spanish and English – among them “Amor Prohibido”, a remix of “Como la Flor”, “I Could Fall in Love” and the title track, which peaked at No.22 on the Hot 100. The “Queen of Tejano music” died on 31 March 1995, aged 23.

Dreaming of You made Selena the first solo artist with a posthumous No.1 debut on the Billboard 200, and she was also the first Latin solo artist to debut at No.1 on the US albums chart.

Dreaming of You was the follow-up to Amor Prohibido (1994), which was certified 36x multi-platinum by the RIAA on 13 November 2017, for US shipments of 2.16 million units. Amor Prohibido is the second-highest-ranked album on the RIAA's Diamante Awards program for Latin albums and singles.