As many child stars do, Selena Gomez has lived a lot in her 21 years. In this newest issue of Seventeen, on newsstands Feb. 4, the singer talks about why 2013 made her feel powerful, looking for love, getting guy advice from Katy Perry and how things are with her peer, Lorde. Click through to get the scoop!
"This year is when I really started feeling powerful. I had always been the underdog secretly. I was on Disney when it was Miley [Cyrus], the JonasBrothers, and Demi [Lovato]. I questioned the way I looked, acted, sang, and wrote. Then I turned 20, went through a really bad breakup, and realized I needed to have 'Come & Get It' be amazing. I wanted it all to be me. I'm glad it's taken me this long to get where I am because now I am ready for it."