Selena Gomez & the Scene (aka Selena & the Scene) is an American pop rock band that formed in 2009. Lead by the teen film and TV actress Selena Gomez on lead vocals, the band also includes Ethan Roberts on guitar, Joey Clement on bass, Greg Garman on drums and Dane Forrest on keyboards.
The band released their debut album, “Kiss & Tell” in September 2009. The album debuted at #9 on the Billboard 200 Albums chart and in March was certified gold by the RIAA. The second single from the album, “Naturally,” reached the Top 30 on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles chart.
Their second album, “A Year Without Rain” was released in September 2010, debuting at #4 on the Billboard 200 Albums chart. The album has so far spawned two Top 40 singles, in “Round & Round” and the follow-up “A Year Without Rain.” In January 2011, the album was certified gold by the RIAA.
“When the Sun Goes Down,” their third album, was released in 2011 and debuted at #4 on the Billboard 200 with their highest sales week ever. The album's lead single, “Who Says,” was co-written and produced by Emanuel Kiriakou, Priscilla Hamilton, and reached #21 on the Billboard Hot 100. “Love You Like a Love Song,” the album's official second single, reached #35 on the Hot 100.