Selena Marie Gomez (born July 22, 1992) is an American actress and singer, best known for her portrayal of Alex Russo on the Disney Channel series, Wizards of Waverly Place. She has starred in the television movies, Another Cinderella Story and Princess Protection Program. Before Disney, she had a recurring role on Barney & Friends. In 2008, she signed a record deal with Hollywood Records and contributed to the Tinker Bell, Another Cinderella Story and Wizards of Waverly Place soundtracks. Her debut studio album with her band Selena Gomez & the Scene, Kiss & Tell, will be released in September 2009. "Falling Down" is a pop song performed by American band Selena Gomez & the Scene. The song was released as the lead single from their upcoming debut album, Kiss & Tell. The song was released to Radio Disney on August 21, 2009 and later available on August 25. The song was written by Ted Bruner, Trey Vittetoe and Gina Schock, who've written for other Disney acts in the past. The upbeat song has prominent pop rock characteristics and lyrically is a ridicule of Hollywood and the famous life, according to Gomez.Selena Marie Gomez (born July 22, 1992) is an.