Gomez returned to the spotlight at the American Music Awards after announcing back in August, she was taking a break to focus on her health. She surprised fans when she showed up to receive Favourite Female Artist -Pop/Rock.
Onstage she was full of energy and gratitude. She thanked fans for being “damn loyal” wondering what she had done to be so loved. Gomez also used her acceptance speech to encourage those passing through tough times “if you’re broken, you do not have to stay broken.”