Oh, Just Niall Horan and Shawn Mendes Staring Lovingly into Each Other's Eyes at the AMAs

If this doesn't cure the Sunday scaries, nothing will.

Sunday night's American Music Awards (opens in new tab) were full of memorable moments. Selena Gomez debuted a new, blonde look (opens in new tab) and gave her first live performance since her kidney transplant (opens in new tab)Tracee Ellis Ross wore so many amazing outfits (opens in new tab), we basically lost count.

But the most important moment of the night happened not on stage, but in the audience, when Niall Horan and Shawn Mendes sat next to each other, gazed longingly in each other's eyes, and made us believe in magic and happiness all over again.

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The internet was as pleased as we were.

They declared the look a standard by which to measure all forms of love in your life:

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They wrote perfect captions for the moment:

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Zooming in on the picture only makes it better:

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But that wasn't the pair's only AMA photo opp. Nope, they also posed arm-to-arm for this adorable shot:

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And Olly Murs caught them on camera for his Instagram Story:

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And when Shawn won Favorite Adult Contemporary Artist, who did he hug? That's right, Niall.

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Let's slow that down:And that's STILL not all. Before the show even started, Shawn was talking about Niall on the carpet:

This friendship is everything.

Kayleigh Roberts
Weekend Editor

Kayleigh Roberts is a freelance writer and editor with more than 10 years of professional experience. Her byline has appeared in Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan, ELLE, Harper’s Bazaar, The Atlantic, Allure, Entertainment Weekly, MTV, Bustle, Refinery29, Girls’ Life Magazine, Just Jared, and Tiger Beat, among other publications. She's a graduate of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.