Selena Gomez reportedly suffered panic attack before AMA performance

Selena Gomez reportedly suffered a panic attack before her American Music Awards (AMAs) performance on the weekend.

The 27-year-old singer took to the stage at the annual awards ceremony on Sunday (November 24, 2019) in what was her first televised performance in two years, and sources have now said the pressure of the show got to her just moments before she stepped out on stage.

“Selena definitely had anxiety and a panic attack.”

— Source

A source told E! News: “Selena definitely had anxiety and a panic attack before she went out and was putting a lot of pressure on herself.”

Another person told People magazine: “She definitely had a panic attack. She was nervous. She hasn’t been on stage in two years, and it’s an important song in her career. She really wanted to deliver.”

Following her performance, Selena took to Instagram to thank her fans for sticking by her side over the past few years, as she said it “feels good to be back”.

“Feels good to be back.”

— Selena Gomez

She wrote: “Feels good to be back. Thank you to my entire team and to my fans that stand by me. All of this is for you and because of you. excited for this chapter.”

The beauty opened her short set with the ballad Lose You To Love Me, for which she wore a turtleneck black dress, before changing into a sparkly leotard and knee-high boots for the upbeat Look At Her Now.