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Selena Gomez Suffered a Panic Attack Before Her First Performance in Two Years

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The 2019 American Music Awards featured some spectacular and wowing performances this year. Shawn Mendez and Camila Cabello stole fans' hearts with their "Senorita" performance, Taylor Swift delivered her promised melody of songs from the last decade, and Halsey covered herself in paint for her "Graveyard" number.

But one artist that didn't seem to be at the top of their game was Selena Gomez, who offered a shaky performance to open the award ceremony. It was uncharacteristic of the star, who's known to deliver knock out performances in the past. But her showcase had some viewers questioning her talent. 

Before you ask, don't worry, Selena Gomez can sing — but here's why she didn't perform her best.