2011 American Music Awards - Arrivals

Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez: The Way They Were

A look back at the pop stars, young and in love.

For years they were on-again-off-again megastar millennials — but with news that Justin Bieber is engaged to model Hailey Baldwin, it seems as if he and Selena Gomez are over for good. In photos, though, their young love will last forever...

JUSTIN THE GENTLEMAN Jason Merritt/Getty Images JUSTIN THE GENTLEMAN Holding her train at the 2011 American Music Awards. FRONT-ROW CUDDLES Christopher Polk/AMA2011/Getty Images for AMA FRONT-ROW CUDDLES

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THE COUPLE THAT TEXTS TOGETHER... Jeff Vespa/VF11/WireImage THE COUPLE THAT TEXTS TOGETHER... At the Vanity Fair Oscar party in 2011. HOLDING HANDS Jeff Vespa/VF11/WireImage HOLDING HANDS SWEET GLANCES Gregg DeGuire/FilmMagic SWEET GLANCES PHOTO BOOTH! Kevin Mazur/VF11/WireImage PHOTO BOOTH! COURTSIDE KISSES Noel Vasquez/Getty Images COURTSIDE KISSES At the game between the Spurs and the Lakers, 2012. RINGING IN THE NEW YEAR Kevin Winter/DCNYRE2010 RINGING IN THE NEW YEAR Performing on "New Year's Rockin' Eve" in Las Vegas, 2009. PRESENTING... Tara Walton/Toronto Star via Getty Images PRESENTING... At the 2011 Much Music Video Awards in Toronto. EARLY SIGNS? Chris Polk/KCA2010 EARLY SIGNS? Though they didn't officially start dating till 2011, there was clear affection between Bieber and Gomez at the Kids' Choice Awards in 2010. MORE HUGS Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic MORE HUGS At the MTV Video Music Awards, 2010. OBLIGING THE PAPARAZZI Kevin Mazur/WireImage OBLIGING THE PAPARAZZI THE LOOK OF LOVE Kevin Mazur/TCA 2011/WireImage THE LOOK OF LOVE At the Teen Choice Awards in 2011, the year they started dating. FUNNY FACE Kevin Mazur/TCA 2011/WireImage FUNNY FACE IMMORTALIZED IN WAX Bennett Raglin/WireImage IMMORTALIZED IN WAX Their replicas at Madame Tussauds, 2011. FOOTSIE? Kevin Mazur/TCA 2012/WireImage FOOTSIE? At the 2012 Teen Choice Awards.



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