Singer Selena Gomez accepts Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist onstage during the 2016 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California, on Nov. 20, 2016.
Singer Selena Gomez accepts Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist onstage during the 2016 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California, on Nov. 20, 2016.  Kevin Winter—Getty Images

Read Selena Gomez's Emotional Speech at the American Music Awards

Nov 21, 2016

Selena Gomez spoke Sunday at the American Music Awards, using her first public appearance since she took a break from her career to focus on her mental health to deliver an emotional message to critics and fans alike. She won the award for Favorite Female Artist — Pop/Rock.

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