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Selena Gomez & the Scene
Selena-gomez--the-scene
Background information
Origin United States
Genre(s) Dance
Rock
Pop
Years active 2008–present
Label(s) Hollywood, Fascination (UK)
Members
Selena Gomez
Greg Garman
Joey Clement
Ethan Robert
Dane Forrest


Selena Gomez & the Scene (often stylized as Selena Gomez ♥ the Scene) is an American pop rock band that was formed in 2008. The band consists of Gomez on vocals, Ethan Robert on guitar, Joey Clement on bass, Greg Garman on drums, and Dane Forrest on keyboards.

Band

Beginnings

During an interview with Jocelyn Vena, of MTV in August 2008, she said of her future music career that: "I'm going to be in a band — no Selena Gomez stuff. I'm not going to be a solo artist. I think that I don't want my name attached to it. I will be singing, and I'm learning drums and playing electric guitar." Gomez along with her band, Selena Gomez & the Scene released their debut studio album, Kiss & Tell on September 29, 2009. The album debuted at number nine on the U.S. Billboard 200 with sales of over 66,000 copies in its first week of release.

Kiss & Tell (2009-present)

Kiss & Tell, the band's debut studio album was released on September 29, 2009 by Hollywood Records. Gomez worked with several writers and producers on the album including Gina Schock of the Go-Go's. Musically, the album has a combination of different styles, prominently synthpop, and dance elements.

The album debuted at number nine on the Billboard 200[1] selling 66,000 copies in the first week.[2] Sales for the second week were 25,000.[3] It debuted at number twenty-two on the Canadian Albums Chart.

Gomez confirmed that she co-wrote one song on the album, "I Won't Apologize." They are currently doing their House of Blues 2009 Tour. The lead single "Falling Down" was released on August 21, 2009. The music video premiered after the world premiere of Gomez' TV-movie Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie on August 28, 2009. It peaked at #82 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and at #69 on the Canadian Hot 100. The second single from the album is "Naturally" released December 11, 2009 along with a music video for digital download. The music video was shot on November 14, 2009 and premiered on Disney Channel following the premiere of Phineas and Ferb Christmas Vacation on December 11, 2009. It has debuted at #39 and later peaked at #36 in the Billboard Hot 100 and has thus far peaked at #27 in the Canadian Hot 100. It is the band's biggest hit to date and first top 40 hit beating out the first single "Falling Down".

They are currently beginning their House of Blues 2010 Tour to promote the album. Gomez and her band performed the song on Dancing with the Stars season nine. The band also performed their second single, "Naturally" on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, "Naturally" & "More" at Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest and "Falling Down" and "Naturally" at the 2009 Teleton.

Discography

Albums

Year Album details Peak chart positions
US MEX[4] CAN AUS Hitseekers NZ
2009 Kiss & Tell

9 29 22 4 21
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Singles

Year Song Peak chart positions Album
US CAN
2009 "Falling Down" 82 [5] 69 [5] Kiss & Tell
"Naturally" 29 [6] 18 [6]
Music videos
Year Title Album
2009 "Falling Down" Kiss & Tell
"Naturally"

Band members

  • Selena Gomez
  • Greg Garman
  • Joey Clement
  • Ethan Robert
  • Dane Forrest

References

External links

Template:Selena Gomez

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