Like many of us, Selena Gomez had a challenging 2016. At the at the American Music Awards, the singer and actress explained her long hiatus earlier this year was a much-needed chance to recuperate from Lupus and the depression it caused.

But, it seems Gomez is ready for 2017 to be a fresh a off with some changes, starting with a fresh haircut. Because she's been radio silent on social media for quite some time now, the pop star didn't actually unveil her new haircut—her songwriting partner Justin Tranter did, instead.

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Music and love.

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Gomez looks like she's glowing in the photo. Selenators, as her fans are called, will be be thrilled over this photo for another reason: the caption "Music and Love," which suggests that Gomez is back in the studio working on her long-awaited follow up to last year's breakthrough Revival, which marked Gomez's complete transition from a Disney star to a pop icon. One person who's excited about the possibility of new Gomez music is her former child star peer Nick Jonas, who enthusiastically commented on the photo with the high-five emoji.



Although he could have also added the one for a haircut and the heart eyes emoji.

Go behind the scenes with Selena Gomez at her W Magazine cover shoot: