After receiving limitless love and help from her followers after her kidney transplant, Selena Gomez made her huge return to the stage Sunday evening.
The 25-year-old singer — who debuted a brand new blonde ‘do on the purple carpet earlier within the day — made her comeback on the 2017 American Music Award to carry out her hit tune “Wolves.”
Wearing an attractive white slip, sneakers with socks and a glittering cross round her neck, the star kicked off her efficiency by crawling throughout the stage.
Gomez’s knees had been faux-scraped and her face additionally featured pretend blood close to her hairline. After she completed, the singer — whose all-female backup dancers grabbed at her and later carried her throughout the efficiency —remained severe and gave a slight shrug whereas the viewers cheered.
On Wednesday evening, Gomez took to Instagram to share a video of herself getting ready for the efficiency.
“My first performance in over a year.. the AMAs have been a place where I’ve shared some of my most intimate moments. Heart wants what it wants, after treatment and now Wolves. This Sunday,” she wrote.
The AMAs are all about milestones for Gomez, who made her return to the highlight on the annual awards present final November to simply accept the award for Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist after a two-month hiatus to handle nervousness, panic badaults and melancholy stemming from her Lupus prognosis.
“I think it’s safe to say that most of you know a lot of my life whether I liked it or not,” Gomez started her liberating and candid speech. “And I had to stop. Because I had everything — and I was absolutely broken inside. I kept it all together enough to where I would never let you down, but I kept it too much together to where I let myself down.”
“I don’t want to see your bodies on Instagram. I want to see what’s in here,” she continued, together with her hand on her coronary heart. “I’m not trying to get validation, nor do I need it anymore. All I can say is I’m so grateful that I have the opportunity to be able to share what I love every single day with people that I love. And I have to say thank you so much to my fans, because you guys are so damn loyal, and I don’t know what I did to deserve you.”
“But if you are broken, you do not have to stay broken,” she concluded. “And if that’s anything, whether you respect me or not, that’s one thing you should know about me is, I care about people. And thank you so much for this. This is for you.”
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Just two years earlier on the 2014 AMAs, the star debuted her single “The Heart Wants What It Wants” in an emotional efficiency, breaking down mid-performance as she sang the tune’s lyrics — which had been evidently impressed by her on-again-off-again relationship Justin Bieber, whom she not too long ago reunited with following her cut up from The Weeknd.