PHOTO: Jenni Rivera rehearsing for the 2012 Billboard Latin Music Awards, at the BankUnited Center in Coral Gables, Fla.

Jenni Rivera: 10 Career Highlights

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Jenni Rivera wore many hats during her too-brief career: She was an acclaimed singer from a musical family, a producer, a television star, and was on her way to becoming a force in film as well. Here's a look back as some of La Diva's career highlights.

As Seen on TV
Rivera has worked on both sides of the camera when it comes to television, appearing in and serving as the executive producer in a trio of reality television programs: Jenni Rivera Presents: Chiquis & Raq-C (2010), I Love Jenni (2011-2012), and Chiquis 'n Control (2012).
I Love Jenni
La Diva Does Good
Rivera was also involved in charitable work and, on August 6, 2012, was named spokeswoman for the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. August 6 was named "Jenni Rivera Day" by the Los Angeles City Council in her honor.
Jenni Rivera visiting a young girl with leukemia
Top of the Charts
Rivera's tenth studio album, 2008's Jenni, became the singer's first number one on the U.S. Billboard Top Latin Albums chart.
Album Cover Jenni
Award Nominee
Jenni was nominated for Latin Grammy awards in 2003, 2008 and 2010, including a nomination for Best Ranchero Album for La Gran Señora.
 Album cover, La Gran Senora
L.A. (Hearts) Jenni
Rivera became the first artist to sell out back-to-back nights at L.A.'s Nokia Theater on August 6 and August 7, 2010.
Nokia Ampitheater in 2010
Lending Her Voice
Adding to her experience on TV, Rivera worked as a coach on TV talent show La Voz...Mexico. Rivera was flying to do an appearance for the program when her plane crashed over Northern Mexico.
Jenni Rivera Voz Mexico
Banda Goes Pop
According to Nielsen SoundScan, Rivera has sold more than 1.2 million albums in the U.S.
Jenni Rivera sold 1.2 mil albums in the U.S.
Number One
Her song "De Contrabando" was number one on the Regional Mexican Airplay list on June 3, 2006.
De Contrabando
A Star on the Rise
Her film debut in the upcoming movie Filly Brown was deemed "Oscar-worthy" by her co-star, Edward James Olmos.
Jenni Rivera in Filly Brown
Pure Platinum
At her final concert in Monterrey the night before the crash, Rivera was presented with gold and platinum albums for her latest work, "Joyas Prestadas."
Jenni Rivera
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