VIDEO: Selena Gomez AMAs “The Heart Wants What It Wants” Performance Gets Emotional

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Selena Gomez AMAs Video

By Michael Lewittes


Selena Gomez AMAs Video

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Selena Gomez performed “The Heart Wants What It Wants” for the first time live at the American Music Awards on Sunday. Gomez’s emotional AMAs performance ended with her fighting back tears and mouthing, “Thank you, Jesus.” Her good pal Taylor Swift seemed almost as shaken in the audience. Check out the video below.

As Gossip Cop recently reported, the song is a thinly veiled commentary on Gomez’s relationship with on-and-off again boyfriend Justin Bieber. Among the lyrics to the heartfelt song are “There’s a million reasons why I should give you up/But the heart wants what it wants.”

Gomez’s AMAs performance began much like her music video, with an audio recording of the singer saying, “I know him, though, and I know his heart, and I know what he wouldn’t do to hurt me. But I didn’t realize that I’m feeling so confident and feeling so great about myself, and then it just be completely shattered by one thing, by something so stupid. But then you make me feel crazy. You make me feel like it’s my fault. I was in pain.”

Check out the video below of Gomez’s performance of “The Heart Wants What It Wants” at the American Music Awards, and tell us what you think. Note: Video no longer available.

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