Selena Gomez's shaky AMAs performance garners mixed reactions online

Selena Gomez delivered her first major awards show performance in two years during the 2019 AMAs, and her show-opening moment left viewers wanting more.

The singer performed both of her recent releases, "Lose You To Love Me" and "Look At Her Now," at the top of the ceremony, with the first song airing on ABC in black-and-white as Gomez sang at a static mic stand in a black gown.

It became quickly apparent, however, that there was something off with Gomez's vocals during her opening number, with viewers taking to Twitter to react to her shaky performance.

In reacting to her first song, some called attention to the fact that "Lose You To Love Me" features the lyric, "Sang off key in my chorus/Because it wasn't yours."

Reaction to Gomez's performance wasn't all negative, however, with some of her fans stepping in to defend her and the fact that she was likely nervous returning to such a major stage after a tumultuous couple of years in her personal life.

She also had some pretty stellar support right in her line of sight in the front row: Pal Taylor Swift and Halsey were animated and vocal supporters, and a clip of them dancing to the "Look At Her How" portion of Gomez's performance quickly went viral after the camera panned to them in the audience.

Regardless of her nerves breaking through during her big comeback performance at the American Music Awards, Gomez was a welcome sight opening up the awards show, and she's clearly doing just fine: "Lose You To Love Me" became the singer's first-ever No. 1 hit the week it was released earlier this fall.

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Carrie Underwood attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Carrie Underwood attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Taylor Swift attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Selena Gomez attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Lizzo attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Ciara attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Billie Eilish attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Shania Twain attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Lil Nas X attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Dua Lipa attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rodin Eckenroth/FilmMagic)
British singer Dua Lipa and US model Anwar Hadid arrive for the 2019 American Music Awards at the Microsoft theatre on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Mark RALSTON / AFP) / The erroneous mention[s] appearing in the metadata of this photo by Mark RALSTON has been modified in AFP systems in the following manner: [---] instead of [---]. Please immediately remove the erroneous mention[s] from all your online services and delete it (them) from your servers. If you have been authorized by AFP to distribute it (them) to third parties, please ensure that the same actions are carried out by them. Failure to promptly comply with these instructions will entail liability on your part for any continued or post notification usage. Therefore we thank you very much for all your attention and prompt action. We are sorry for the inconvenience this notification may cause and remain at your disposal for any further information you may require. (Photo by MARK RALSTON/AFP via Getty Images)
US singer/songwriter Christina Aguilera arrives for the 2019 American Music Awards at the Microsoft theatre on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Mark RALSTON / AFP) (Photo by MARK RALSTON/AFP via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Camila Cabello attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Kelsea Ballerini attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Paula Abdul attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Halsey attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Regina King attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Post Malone attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Constance Wu attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images)
US actress Jenna Dewan arrives for the 2019 American Music Awards at the Microsoft theatre on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Mark RALSTON / AFP) (Photo by MARK RALSTON/AFP via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Kesha attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Shawn Mendes attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Heidi Klum attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Jameela Jamil attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Billy Porter attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rodin Eckenroth/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Tyra Banks attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Daniel Levy attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Kelly Osbourne attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Jamie Lee Curtis attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Pete Wentz attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Carole King attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Diplo attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Ben Platt attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: (L-R) Mike Dirnt, Billie Joe Armstrong and Tré Cool of Green Day attend the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Alyson Stoner attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Thomas Rhett and Lauren Akins attend the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Thomas Rhett attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Maya Hawke attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Big Freedia attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Nick Viall attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rodin Eckenroth/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Kane Brown attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Sofia Carson attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rodin Eckenroth/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Patrick Schwarzenegger attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Taran Killam attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Lauren Jauregui attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: David Dobrik attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Meg Donnelly attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Hilary Roberts attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: (L-R) Claudia Sulewski and Finneas O'Connell attend the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: (L-R) Adam Levin, Sam Harris, and Casey Harris of X Ambassadors attend the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Asher Angel attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Patrick Starrr attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Nick Tangorra attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Agnez Mo attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Sasha Spilberg attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: (L-R) Chad King and Ian Axel of A Great Big World attend the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Tessa Brooks attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Julissa Bermudez attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rodin Eckenroth/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Cobie Smulders attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Sarah Levy attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Jharrel Jerome attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Katherine Langford attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images)
2019 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS.® - Hosted by Ciara and broadcasting live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, Nov. 24 at 8:00 p.m. EST, on ABC. (Image Group LA via Getty Images) BRITTANY TOMLINSON
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Pia Mia attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
2019 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS.® - Hosted by Ciara and broadcasting live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, Nov. 24 at 8:00 p.m. EST, on ABC. (Image Group LA via Getty Images) DAMON SHARPE
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