Selena Gomez widely criticised for lip syncing during American Music Awards performance

Selena Gomez may be on cloud nine now that she has rekindled her romance with old flame Justin Bieber, but her professional life seemed to be bit rockier.

At least as far as the reactions to her performance at the American Music Awards are concerned…

The singer, who debuted a fierce new bleached blonde hair colour at last night’s AMAs, has come under fire for supposedly lip syncing during her performance of brand new single, Wolves.

“Selena Gomez can’t sing to save her life,” one Twitter user wrote.

“No hate but Selena Gomez is clearly lip syncing,” another added.

“I was just about to say how nice it was to see all the performers singing live and not lip synching….until Selena Gomez came on.”

“I was just about to say how nice it was to see all the performers singing live and not lip synching….until Selena Gomez came on,” Tweeted another.

“I love Selena Gomez but she made it so obvious that she lip sync through that whole performance hence why she had her head down & hair covering her face for 99% of the performance,” another Twitter user wrote on the social media platform, before continuing with further disapproval.

“The girl can’t sing live so I don’t know why she just can’t admit it instead of lip syncing.”

However, many other Selena Gomez fans came to her defence and even claimed they had no problem with her performance, despite the lip syncing.

Many of her fans agreed that the highly energetic dance routine going on around her, and the fact that she may still be recovering from her kidney transplant, made it acceptable to mime…

“Can people not trash Selena Gomez about her performance because she was apparently lip synching? I’d like to see you go through what she has in the past year and perform in front of millions,” one Selena fan wrote on Twitted, aimed at all the haters.

“Why is lip syncing such a horrible thing? Like I’m genuinely curious. It makes no sense to me,” added another, whose views were shared by thousands of other fans.

Selena Gomez seems to have divided opinion with her AMAs performance – where do you guys stand?