— Stav Per (@Stav_Per) November 20, 2017
Many people on Twitter, however, were quick to point out that it appears Gomez chose to lip sync instead of singing live, as Marie Claire found.
— Z (@Twitch_Baeta) November 20, 2017
Lip syncing is fairly common during huge award shows like the AMAs, as it provides extra insurance that the performance will go smoothly. Many fans do understand that aspect of it, as well.