See Selena Gomez Perform Her Hit Single "The Heart Wants What it Wants" LIVE

By Steve Dove | Nov 24th, 2014

It was an exciting night at the 2014 American Music Awards, but superstar Selena Gomez brought one of the most soulful and emotional performances of the night when she sang her hit "The Heart Wants What it Wants." It was absolutley one of the stand-out moments of the night and you can watch it right here!


Selena Gomez performed “The Heart Wants What it Wants”, the lead single from her forthcoming greatest hits collection “For You.” Her first solo album “Stars Dance” was released in 2013 and debuted at #1 on the Billboard album chart. The first single from the album “Come and Get It” was an international hit as well her first #1 single on the US Top 40 chart. She then followed up the success of the album with a sold out world tour. Gomez had released three previous albums with her band “The Scene.” Over the course of her music career, Selena has sold over 15 million singles in the US and hit the top of the Billboard Dance Chart five times. Selena Gomez made her mark in entertainment by conquering film, music and television at an early age. On the big screen, she began making the transition from young actress to adulthood with such films as the much talked about Harmony Korine film “Spring Breakers.”  The film premiered at the Venice Film Festival to critical claim while Gomez’s performance was singled out as a “breakout.” She was most recently seen opposite William H. Macy and Billy Crudup in “Rudderless” which premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. Other film credits include: “The Getaway” opposite Ethan Hawke, “Monte Carlo,” as well as lending her voice to the hit Sony animated film “Hotel Transylvania” along with Adam Sandler and Andy Samberg. 

Of course you can see even more incredible performances from the 2014 American Music Awards in the Performances playlist right here on ABC.com!