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Jenni Rivera's Kids Celebrate Her Birthday with Music, Food & Tequila

Jenni Rivera's Children Remember Her on Her Birthday

Originally posted 06/09/2014 08:35PM

Jenni Rivera's children keep her memory alive by throwing a big bash every year on her birthday – and there's always music, good food and tequila.

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Jenni Rivera's Daughter Sheds 30 Lbs. in Eight Weeks

Jenni Rivera's Daughter Chiquis Sheds 30 Lbs. in Eight Weeks

Originally posted 01/09/2014 02:30PM

Jenni Rivera's daughter Chiquis has a brand-new figure for the New Year, and she tells all about her 30-pound weight loss in the latest issue of PEOPLE en Español.

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Filed Under: Bodywatch, Jenni Rivera
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Jenni Rivera: Celebs Share Favorite Memories One Year After Her Death

Jenni Rivera: Celebs Share Favorite Memories One Year After Her Death

Originally posted 12/09/2013 11:00AM

Monday marks exactly one year since singer Jenni Rivera was tragically killed in a plane crash in Mexico.

She may be gone, but those who knew her best (and loved her dearly) are making sure "La Diva de la Banda" is not forgotten. A new Jenni Rivera album was released Dec. 3, featuring songs from her last concert in Monterrey, Mexico, and her eldest daughter, Janney "Chiquis" Rivera, will play Jenni in a new movie being made about the singer.

On the anniversary of her death, Jenni's celeb friends, co-stars and producers are also sharing their favorite memories of Jenni exclusively with PEOPLE.

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New Album Marks Anniversary of Jenni Rivera's Death

Jenni Rivera: New Album Marks Anniversary of Her Death

Originally posted 12/02/2013 05:30PM

Jenni Rivera's new album will be released on Tuesday, almost a year after she was tragically killed in a plane crash in Mexico.

The record features songs from her last concert in Monterrey, Mexico, according to a release by Universal Group.

Rivera performed at the Monterrey Arena on Dec. 8, 2012, just before boarding a plane bound for Toluca, Mexico, which never arrived.

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Chiquis Rivera Will Play Her Late Mother, Jenni, in Upcoming Film

Chiquis Rivera Will Play Her Late Mother, Jenni, in Upcoming Film

Originally posted 10/16/2013 05:15PM

She looks so much like her mom that this is pretty much a no-brainer: Janney "Chiquis" Rivera has been cast to play her late mother, Jenni, in a new film being made about the singer.

Chiquis, 28, is the oldest daughter of the Mexican-American singer, actress and reality star, who died in a plane crash in December 2012 at the age of 43.

The biopic, which is being made in collaboration with the Rivera family, will mark her acting debut and she is reportedly prepping for the role by taking singing and acting lessons.

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Jenni Rivera's Memoir Unbreakable Touches on Rape and Suicide Attempt

Jenni Rivera's Memoir Unbreakable Touches on Rape and Suicide Attempt

Originally posted 07/03/2013 07:45PM

Jenni Rivera's life seemed to consist of a series of struggles that led up to the fatal plane crash that killed the Mexican-American superstar in December 2012.

Rape, a suicide attempt at 19, domestic abuse by her first husband and her mother's miscarriage all contributed to what is shared in her memoir, Unbreakable, which was released by Simon & Schuster's Atria Books imprint on Tuesday, which would have been Rivera's 44th birthday.

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Jenni Rivera Will Appear in Final Season of I Love Jenni

Originally posted 04/10/2013 05:00PM



Jenni Rivera fans will get a final look at the late singing sensation-turned-reality star when her show I Love Jenni returns.

The final season on mun2 will include six episodes shot before Rivera's death in a plane crash in Nuevo Leon, Mexico, on Dec. 9, 2012.

The first episode (Sunday, 9 p.m. ET) will show Rivera co-hosting her radio show, Contacto Directo Con Jenni Rivera, with her sister Rosie as they answer questions from callers about the drama in her life.

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Jenni Rivera's Memoir Coming in July

Jenni Rivera Memoir Coming in July

Originally posted 02/19/2013 08:55AM

Jenni Rivera's legions of fans will receive an unexpected gift this summer – a memoir from the late singer, which she completed before her tragic death at age 43 in a plane crash in December.

The book, titled Unbreakable, will be published in both English and Spanish in July by Simon & Schuster's Atria Books imprint, the Associated Press reports.

The Mexican American singer's sister, Rosie Rivera, said the memoir captures her sister's indomitable spirit.

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Filed Under: Death, Jenni Rivera
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PHOTOS: Remembering Jenni Rivera

PHOTOS: Remembering Jenni Rivera

Originally posted 12/10/2012 04:00PM

Look back at the career and tumultuous life of the Mexican-American singer, who was killed in a plane crash Dec. 9, at age 43

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Jenni Rivera's Family: 'We Are Feeling Devastated'

Jenni Rivera's Family: 'We Are Feeling Devastated'

Originally posted 12/10/2012 09:20AM

While fans far and wide share their sympathy over the death of singer Jenni Rivera, her family members are expressing their grief over the personal loss.

"We are feeling devastated. It's a devastation to the family," the 43-year-old's brother, Pedro Rivera Jr., told E! News outside the Lakewood, Calif., home of the Riveras, while her father, Pedro Rivera Sr. told Telemundo and NBC News that, despite their sadness, the family is grateful for the support Jenni's fans have shown her over the years.

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