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  • pop rockWEB,weblink Demi Lovato Anaheim Tickets, Excite.com, 2019-06-29,
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{edih} {edih}| associated_acts = Jonas Brothers}} demilovato.com}}}}Demetria Devonne Lovato ({{IPAc-en|l|ə|ˈ|v|ɑː|t|oʊ}} {{respell|lə|VAH|toh}}; born August 20, 1992) is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She began her career in 2002 on the children's television series Barney & Friends, before rising to prominence for portraying Mitchie Torres in the Disney Channel musical television film Camp Rock (2008) and its sequel (Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam) (2010).Lovato has released six studio albums: Don't Forget (2008), Here We Go Again (2009), Unbroken (2011), Demi (2013), Confident (2015), and Tell Me You Love Me (2017); all of which debuted in the top five of the Billboard 200. She has earned seven top-20 tracks on the Billboard Hot 100 with "This Is Me", "Here We Go Again", "Skyscraper", "Give Your Heart a Break", "Heart Attack", "Cool for the Summer", and "Sorry Not Sorry". Further, she has embarked on multiple tours, from which she has grossed over $70 million dollars.WEB,weblink How Much Money Demi Lovato Makes From Music - Net Worth, 2017-07-06, Naibuzz, en-US, 2019-09-23, On television, Lovato has starred as the titular character on Sonny with a Chance (2009–2011), served as a judge and mentor on The X Factor USA in its second and third seasons, and appeared as a recurring character on Glee. In film, she has released an autobiographical documentary, (Demi Lovato: Simply Complicated) (2017), and voice acted in (Smurfs: The Lost Village) (2017) and Charming (2018).Lovato is a pop, pop rock, and R&B artist. She has earned numerous awards and nominations, including an MTV Video Music Award, 14 Teen Choice Awards, five People's Choice Awards, and two Latin American Music Awards. She also holds one Guinness World Record, and was included on the annual Time 100 list of the most influential people in the world in 2017. Outside the entertainment industry, Lovato is an outspoken activist for several social causes. In 2013, she received a "Mental Health Award" at the National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day annual event, and in 2016, she was honored with the GLAAD Vanguard Award for her services to LGBT activism.WEB,weblink Demi Lovato, Caitlyn Jenner Receive 2016 GLAAD Media Awards, The Hollywood Reporter, The Hollywood Reporter, April 4, 2016, Billboard (magazine), Billboard, Prometheus Global Media, May 11, 2016,

Life and career

1992–2006: Early life and career beginnings

Lovato was born on August 20, 1992 in Albuquerque, New MexicoWEB,weblink Demi Lovato Biography – Facts, Birthday, Life Story, The Biography Channel. A+E Networks, March 10, 2013, to former Dallas Cowboys cheerleader Dianna De La Garza (née Dianna Lee Smith)WEB, SUE EMMONS and DONALD SMITH,weblink Family Tree Maker, and engineer and musician Patrick Martin Lovato.WEB, Payne, Chris, Demi Lovato's Father Dies,weblink Billboard (magazine), Billboard, June 22, 2013, She has an older sister named Dallas;WEB, Happy 24th Birthday Dallas Lovato February 4, 2012,weblink Disney Dreaming, February 4, 2012, dead,weblink" title="web.archive.org/web/20120208061154weblink">weblink February 8, 2012, a younger maternal half-sister, actress Madison De La Garza;NEWS, Laura, Yao,weblink Disney Demi-Goddess, The Washington Post, The Washington Post Company, Washington DC, June 21, 2008, March 11, 2013, and an older paternal half-sister named Amber, whom she first spoke to when she was 20.MAGAZINE, Demi Lovato Reveals Secret Half-Sister,weblink People (magazine), People, Meredith Corporation, New York City, March 6, 2013, April 3, 2017, live,weblink" title="web.archive.org/web/20170404013116weblink">weblink April 4, 2017, Lovato's parents divorced in mid-1994, shortly after her second birthday.BOOK, Jody, Jensen Shaffer, Demi Lovato: Taking Another Chance, 2013, Lerner Publications, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 978-1467715515, 7, Lovato's father was of Mexican descent, with mostly Spanish and Native American ancestors, and came from a family that has been living in New Mexico for generations; he also had distant Portuguese and Jewish ancestry.WEB,weblink Demi Lovato finds out she's Jewish!?, KISS FM UK, September 22, 2015, March 10, 2017, YouTube, NEWS, The Hollywood Reporter Names the Young Hispanic Hollywood Class of 2013,weblink The Hollywood Reporter, November 22, 2013, November 22, 2013, In honor of her Mexican-American father,, Her mother is of English and Irish ancestry.WEB, Nicola, Murphy,weblink How Irish ancestry links Demi Lovato, Megan Fox and Olivia Wilde, Irish Central, March 15, 2014, August 26, 2015, WEB,weblink Twitter, mobile.twitter.com, August 23, 2017, Through her father, Lovato is a descendant of Civil War Union veteran Francisco Perea and Santa Fe de Nuevo México governor Francisco Xavier Chávez.WEB,weblink Somos Primos, Diario El Carabobeño, October 5, 2013, Through DNA testing, Lovato discovered that she is also of 16 percent Scandinavian descent and one percent of African descent.WEB,weblink Demi Lovato Says She's 1% African, Refinery29, Smith, Courtney, February 26, 2017, February 27, 2017, Lovato was raised in Dallas, Texas.BOOK, Biography Today, 2009, 103, Omnigraphics, Detroit, Michigan, 978-0-7808-1052-5, registration,weblink NEWS, Jon, Caramanica, Tween Princess, Tweaked, The New York Times, The New York Times Company, July 15, 2009,weblink November 4, 2009, She began playing piano at age seven and guitar at ten,"Biography Today", p.105 when she also began dancing and acting classes.WEB,weblink Demi Lovato and B.o.B., December 18, 2012, MTV, Viacom (2005–present), Viacom, New York City,weblink" title="web.archive.org/web/20141115114500weblink">weblink November 15, 2014, dead, March 7, 2013, In 2002, she began her career on the children's television series Barney & Friends, portraying the role of Angela.WEB,weblink Demi Lovato The Disney Star Machine Does It Again, Carey, Bryson, About.com, IAC (company), IAC, New York City, March 11, 2013, Lovato told Ellen DeGeneres that she was bullied so harshly that she asked for homeschooling,NEWS,weblink Demi Lovato in rehab: Dad blames Hollywood, acting for her issues, Caroline, Culbertson, Daily News (New York), Daily News, Tribune Publishing, New York City, November 2, 2010, March 10, 2013, and received her high-school diploma through homeschooling in May 2009, one year early.WEB,weblink Demi Lovato Graduates High School, Disney Dreaming, Walt Disney Company, Burbank, California, April 23, 2009, July 27, 2011, dead,weblink" title="web.archive.org/web/20100407010117weblink">weblink April 7, 2010, In 2006, Lovato appeared on Prison Break, and on Just Jordan the following year.

2007–2008: Breakthrough with Camp Rock and Don't Forget

From 2007 to 2008, Lovato played Charlotte Adams on the Disney Channel short series As the Bell Rings.WEB, About Demi Lovato,weblink demilovatotour.com, September 13, 2013, dead,weblink" title="web.archive.org/web/20131104011501weblink">weblink November 4, 2013, Lovato auditioned for the channel's television film Camp Rock and series Sonny with a Chance during 2007 and got both roles.NEWS,weblink Disney singing sensation Demi Lovato ready for new album, first tour as headliner, John J., Moser, The Victoria Advocate, Victoria Advocate Publishing Co., June 22, 2009, March 11, 2013, dead,weblink" title="web.archive.org/web/20130818042131weblink">weblink August 18, 2013, Lovato played the lead character, aspiring singer Mitchie Torres, in Camp Rock.WEB,weblink Camp Rock (2008) – Movie Review for Parents, Carey, Bryson, About.com, IAC (company), IAC, New York City, March 11, 2013, dead,weblink" title="web.archive.org/web/20130421105530weblink">weblink April 21, 2013, The film premiered on June 20, 2008, to 8.9 million viewers.NEWS,weblink High ratings for 'Camp Rock,' the Disney Channel's Jonas Brothers movie, Los Angeles Times, Tronc, Los Angeles, California, June 21, 2008, March 11, 2013, Gillian Flynn of Entertainment Weekly wrote that Lovato's acting skills were underwhelming and that she "has the knee-jerk smile of someone who is often told she has a great smile".NEWS,weblink Camp Rock (2008), Gillian, Flynn, Gillian Flynn, June 20, 2008, Entertainment Weekly, Meredith Corporation, New York City, June 2, 2013, The film’s soundtrack was released three days earlier; however, the music was considered less current than that of High School Musical.NEWS,weblink 'Camp Rock' is a rock-steady Disney hit, David, Hinkley, New York Daily News, Tribune Publishing, New York City, June 18, 2008, June 1, 2013, It debuted at number three on the US Billboard 200, with 188,000 units sold in its first week of release.MAGAZINE, Katey, Hasty,weblink Coldplay Cruises To No. 1 On The Billboard 200, Billboard (magazine), Billboard, Eldridge Industries, Los Angeles, California, June 25, 2008, June 24, 2019, Lovato sang four songs on the soundtrack, including "We Rock" and "This Is Me".WEB,weblink Camp Rock: Original Television Soundtrack: Music, March 11, 2013, The latter, Lovato's debut single, debuted at number 11 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and later peaked at number nine, marking her first entry on the chart.WEB,weblink Top 100 Songs {{!, Billboard Hot 100 Chart|website=Billboard|access-date=May 11, 2019}} That summer, Lovato signed with Hollywood Records and began her Demi Live! Warm Up Tour before the release of her debut studio album,WEB,weblink Demi Live! Warm Up Tour Video, OVGuide, March 11, 2013, dead,weblink" title="web.archive.org/web/20131022024108weblink">weblink October 22, 2013, and appeared on the Jonas Brothers' Burnin' Up Tour.WEB,weblink Jonas Brothers: The Burning Up Tour with special guest Demi Lovato, Zvents, March 11, 2013, dead,weblink" title="web.archive.org/web/20131103200933weblink">weblink November 3, 2013, Lovato's debut studio album, Don't Forget, was released on September 23, 2008, and was met with generally positive reviews from critics.WEB,weblink Demi Lovato – Don't Forget, AbsolutePunk.net, August 26, 2015, dead,weblink" title="archive.today/20120716221811weblink">weblink July 16, 2012, NEWS,weblink Demi Lovato: 'Don't Forget', April 20, 2009, Levine, Nick, Digital Spy, Hachette Filipacchi, London, England, April 26, 2011, WEB,weblink Here We Go Again – Demi Lovato, Allmusic, Rovi Corporation, San Carlos, California, Erlewine, Stephen Thomas, October 9, 2011, Michael Slezak of Entertainment Weekly said, "Demi Lovato might satisfy her 'tween fans but she won't be winning any rockers over with Don't Forget".NEWS,weblink Don't Forget Review, Michael, Slezak, Entertainment Weekly, Meredith Corporation, New York City, September 17, 2008, June 1, 2013, The album debuted at number two in the US, with first-week sales of 89,000 copies.WEB,weblinkweblink" title="web.archive.org/web/20081004053422weblink">weblink On the Charts: Demi Lovato & Kings of Leon Debut High, Metallica Rule, Daniel, Kreps, Rolling Stone, Jann Wenner, Wenner Media LLC, New York City, October 1, 2008, October 4, 2008, March 10, 2013, Ten of its songs were co-written with the Jonas Brothers.NEWS,weblink Jonas Brothers thrilling tweens, Amy, Donahue, Reuters, Thomson Reuters, London, England, June 25, 2008, July 7, 2011, Don't Forget was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for US sales of over 500,000 copies.WEB,weblink Recording Industry Association of America, Recording Industry Association of America, March 18, 2017, Its lead single, "Get Back", was praised for its pop rock style and peaked at number 43 on the Billboard Hot 100, also selling over 560,000 copies in the United States.WEB,weblink Ask Billboard: Songs Two Good Not To Be No. 1, Billboard, August 26, 2015, NEWS,weblink At sweet 16, Lovato's ready for her close-up, The Boston Globe, Boston Globe Media Partners, L.P., Boston, Massachusetts, September 23, 2008, June 1, 2013, WEB, {{BillboardURLbyName, demi lovato, all, |title=Demi Lovato – Chart History|work=Billboard|publisher=Eldridge Industries|location=Los Angeles, California|accessdate=March 11, 2013}} The album's second single, "La La Land", was cited for its strong rock elementsWEB,weblink Demi Lovato – 'La La Land', Fraser, McAlpine, BBC Music. BBC, May 31, 2009, June 1, 2013, and peaked at number 52 in the US, and cracked the top 40 in Ireland and the United Kingdom.WEB,weblink Chart Track, Irish Singles Chart. GfK, July 26, 2011, WEB,weblink The Official Charts Company – Demi Lovato – La La Land, Official Charts Company, July 26, 2011, The music video for the song was directed by Brendan Malloy and Tim Wheeler.VIDEO, Demi Lovato, Brendan Malloy, Tim Wheeler, Making the Video: La La Land, video, DVD, Don't Forget (Deluxe Edition), {{full citation needed|date=March 2019}} The third single and title track, "Don't Forget", peaked at number 41 in the US.WEB,weblink Demi Lovato Chart History, Billboard (magazine), Billboard, Eldridge Industries, San Francisco, California, June 1, 2019,

2009–2010: Sonny with a Chance and Here We Go Again

In 2009, Lovato recorded "Send It On", a charity single and the theme song for Disney's Friends for Change, with costars the Jonas Brothers, Miley Cyrus and Selena Gomez.PRESS RELEASE,weblink "Send It On", an anthem by the world's biggest teen stars, Miley Cyrus, Jonas Brothers, Selena Gomez and Demi Lovato, for Disney's "Friends For Change: Project Green", will debut on Radio Disney, Disney Channel, disney.com and iTunes, August 6, 2009, The Walt Disney Company, October 2, 2015, WEB,weblink Send It On (feat. Demi Lovato, Jonas Brothers, Miley Cyrus & Selena Gomez) – Single, iTunes Store (US). Apple Inc., August 11, 2009, August 20, 2009, dead,weblink July 22, 2013, All proceeds from the song were donated to environmental charities supported by the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund. Lovato's Disney Channel sitcom Sonny with a Chance, in which she played Sonny Munroe, the newest cast member of the show-within-a-show So Random!, premiered on February 8.WEB,weblink Sonny With a Chance, Season 1, iTunes Store (US). Apple Inc, March 11, 2013, Lovato's acting ability was described by Robert Lloyd of the Los Angeles Times as "very good", and he compared her favorably to Hannah Montana star Miley Cyrus.NEWS,weblink Sonny With a Chance, Robert, Lloyd, Los Angeles Times, Tronc, Los Angeles, California, February 6, 2009, June 2, 2013, That June, she starred alongside Selena Gomez in the Disney Channel film Princess Protection Program, in which Lovato portrayed Rosie Gonzalez / Princess Rosalinda. The film, the fourth highest-rated Disney Channel original movie, premiered to 8.5 million viewers.NEWS,weblink Jon & Kate divorce episode/ BET Jackson tribute draw record audiences, Kathy, Lauer-Williams, The Morning Call, Tribune CompanyTribune Company, July 1, 2009, March 11, 2013, File:DemiLovatoSep10 4.jpg|thumb|upright|Lovato performing during the (List of Jonas Brothers concert tours#Jonas Brothers: Live in Concert|Jonas Brothers: Live in Concert) in September 2010]]Lovato's second studio album, Here We Go Again, was released on July 21, 2009; she described its acoustic style as similar to that of John Mayer.WEB,weblink Demi Lovato on second album, Chelsea, January 28, 2009, Sugar Slam, June 13, 2009,weblink" title="web.archive.org/web/20090604140130weblink">weblink June 4, 2009, dead, The album received favorable reviews from critics who appreciated its enjoyable pop-rock elements, echoing reviews of Don't Forget.WEB,weblink Here We Go Again (2009): Reviews, Metacritic, CBS Interactive, Chicago, Illinois, July 27, 2011, Lovato's first number one album, it debuted atop the Billboard 200 with first-week sales of 108,000 copies, and was later certified Gold.WEB,weblink Demi Lovato Debuts At No. 1 On Billboard 200, But Michael Jackson Still Reigns, Keith, Caulfield, Billboard (magazine), Billboard, Eldridge Industries, Los Angeles, California, July 29, 2009, March 10, 2013, WEB,weblink Gold & Platinum, RIAA, en-US, May 11, 2019, The album's lead single and title track, "Here We Go Again", debuted at number 59 on the Billboard Hot 100, and managed to peak at number 15, becoming Lovato's highest peaking solo single at the time.WEB, {{BillboardURLbyName, demi lovato, all, |title=Demi Lovato Album & Song Chart History – Hot 100|work=Billboard|publisher=Eldridge Industries|location=Los Angeles, California|accessdate=October 9, 2011}} The song also peaked at number 68 on the Canadian Hot 100 and number 38 in New Zealand.WEB, {{BillboardURLbyName, demi lovato, Billboard Canadian Hot 100, |title=Demi Lovato Album & Song Chart History – Canadian Hot 100 |work=Billboard |publisher=Eldridge Industries|location=Los Angeles, California|accessdate=October 9, 2011 |url-status=dead |archiveurl=https://www.webcitation.org/query |archivedate=October 2, 2011 |df= }}WEB,weblink Here We Go Again – Demi Lovato, Stephen Thomas, Erlewine, Allmusic, Rovi Corporation, San Carlos, California, July 21, 2009, June 2, 2013, "Here We Go Again" was additionally certified Platinum in the US. The album's second and final single, "Remember December" failed to match the success of its predecessor, but peaked at number 80 on the UK Singles Chart. Lovato made her first 40-city national concert tour, Live in Concert, in support of Here We Go Again.WEB,weblink Demi Lovato Announces "Summer Tour 2009" North American Headline Tour, AEG Live, January 1, 2009,weblink" title="web.archive.org/web/20140416183028weblink">weblink April 16, 2014, dead, The tour, from June 21 to August 21, 2009,WEB,weblink Demi Lovato Lines Up Lengthy Summer Tour, April 16, 2009, ArtistDirect, October 5, 2013, had David Archuleta, KSM and Jordan Pruitt as opening acts.WEB, Jocelyn, Vena,weblink Demi Lovato To Tour With David Archuleta This Summer, April 15, 2009, MTV News, Viacom (2005–present), Viacom, New York City, October 5, 2013, Lovato and Archuleta received the Choice Music Tour award at the 2009 Teen Choice Awards.WEB,weblink Announcing the Winners of the 2009 Teen Choice Awards!, Buzz Sugar, August 9, 2009, October 5, 2013, In 2010, Lovato and Joe Jonas recorded "Make a Wave" as the second charity single for Disney's Friends for Change.WEB,weblink Make a Wave (feat. Joe Jonas & Demi Lovato) – EP, iTunes Store (US). Apple Inc, March 15, 2010, March 13, 2013, In May of that year, Lovato guest-starred as Hayley May, a teenager with schizophrenia, in the sixth-season Grey's Anatomy episode, "Shiny Happy People".WEB,weblinkweblink" title="web.archive.org/web/20100522045923weblink">weblink Demi Lovato stars in Grey's Anatomy, MetroLyrics, May 14, 2010, May 22, 2010, March 14, 2013, Although critics praised her versatility, they were underwhelmed by her acting and felt that her appearance was designed primarily to attract viewers.WEB,weblink Demi Lovato Stars In Grey's Anatomy – Pictures, Helen, Sanders, Entertainment Wise, May 14, 2010, June 2, 2013, dead,weblink" title="web.archive.org/web/20131106182729weblink">weblink November 6, 2013, Later that year, she headlined her first international tour, the South American Tour,WEB,weblink Demi Lovato Announces South American Tour 2010, []Disney Dreaming]], Walt Disney Company, Burbank, California, March 21, 2010, October 5, 2013, dead,weblink" title="web.archive.org/web/20131006170036weblink">weblink October 6, 2013, WEB,weblink Demi's coming to South America!!, Myspace, Specific Media LLC, Beverly Hills, California, March 30, 2010, March 13, 2013, dead,weblink" title="archive.today/20120327073542weblink">weblink March 27, 2012, {{cbignore|bot=medic}} and joined the (List of Jonas Brothers concert tours#Jonas Brothers: Live in Concert|Jonas Brothers: Live in Concert) tour as a guest.WEB,weblink Summer tour announcement, Myspace, Specific Media LLC, Beverly Hills, California, April 27, 2010, March 13, 2013, dead,weblink" title="archive.today/20120327073553weblink">weblink March 27, 2012, {{cbignore|bot=medic}}(Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam), with Lovato reprising her role as Mitchie Torres, premiered on September 3, 2010.WEB,weblink 'Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam' Premieres September 3 On Disney Channel, Jocelyn, Vena, MTV News, Viacom (2005–present), Viacom, New York City, April 27, 2010, May 14, 2010, WEB, Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam Premier Had 8 Million Viewers,weblinkweblink" title="web.archive.org/web/20110827173931weblink">weblink Sarah, Peel, BSC Kids, September 7, 2010, August 27, 2011, March 14, 2010, Critics were ambivalent about the film's plot, and it has a 40-percent approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes.WEB,weblink Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam (2010), Rotten Tomatoes, Fandango Media, Los Angeles, California, March 13, 2013, However, Lovato's performance was called "dependably appealing" by Jennifer Armstrong of Entertainment Weekly.NEWS,weblink Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam, Jennifer, Armstrong, Entertainment Weekly, Meredith Corporation, New York City, August 25, 2010, June 2, 2013, The film premiered to eight million viewers, the number-one cable television movie of the year by the number of viewers.WEB,weblink 'Camp Rock 2' becomes year's top movie, Toni, Fitzgerald, Media Life Magazine, Media Life Co., Portland, Oregon, September 7, 2010, April 9, 2013, Its accompanying (Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam (soundtrack)|soundtrack) was released on August 10 with Lovato singing nine songs, including "Can't Back Down" and "Wouldn't Change a Thing".WEB,weblink Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam (Soundtrack from the Motion Picture), iTunes Store (U S). Apple Inc, August 10, 2010, April 9, 2013, The soundtrack debuted at number three on the Billboard 200, with first-week sales of 41,000 copies.WEB,weblink Camp Rock 2 Soundtrack 41,863 Sold, OceanUp, As If Productions, Los Angeles, California, April 9, 2013, (The Jonas Brothers: Live in Concert) was reworked to incorporate Lovato and the rest of the film's cast;WEB,weblink Jonas Brothers 2010 World Tour Camp Rock 2 Tour 20 of the show have been cancelled or moved, Disney Dreaming, The Walt Disney Company, Burbank, California, April 27, 2010, March 13, 2013, dead,weblink" title="web.archive.org/web/20130816182438weblink">weblink August 16, 2013, it began on August 7, two weeks later than planned.WEB,weblink Jonas Brothers Cancel Camp Rock 2 Tour Dates, Add Others, Disney Dreaming, The Walt Disney Company, Burbank, California, July 3, 2010, March 13, 2013, dead,weblink" title="web.archive.org/web/20120829033628weblink">weblink August 29, 2012, The Sonny with a Chance soundtrack was released on October 5; Lovato sang on four tracks, including "Me, Myself and Time".WEB,weblink Sonny With a Chance (Soundtrack from the TV Series), iTunes Store (US). Apple Inc, October 5, 2010, April 9, 2013, It debuted (and peaked) at number 163 on the Billboard 200, her lowest-selling soundtrack.WEB,weblink Sonny with a Chance – Original TV Soundtrack: Awards, Allmusic, Rovi Corporation, San Carlos, California, March 14, 2013, That month, Lovato also announced her departure from Sonny with a Chance, putting her acting career on hiatus and ending the series;WEB,weblink Demi Lovato Quitting Sonny With a Chance, Josh, Grossberg, April 19, 2011, E!, NBCUniversal, New York City, March 11, 2013, she later said that she would return to acting when she felt confident doing so.WEB,weblink Demi Lovato – Koko Pop UK, April 7, 2012, YouTube, March 14, 2013, Her departure led to the spin-off series So Random! with the Sonny cast, featuring sketches from the former show-within-a-show. The series was cancelled after one season.NEWS,weblink Demi Lovato Exits Disney Series: 'I Don't Think It Would Be Healthy for My Recovery{{'-, |date=April 19, 2011|work=TVLine|publisher=Penske Media Corporation|location=Los Angeles, California|archiveurl=https://web.archive.org/web/20130310192437weblink|archivedate=March 10, 2013|url-status=dead|accessdate=March 14, 2013}}

2011–2012: Unbroken and The X Factor

File:Demi Lovato 8, 2012.jpg|left|thumb|upright|Lovato performing on Good Morning AmericaGood Morning AmericaLovato released her third studio album, Unbroken, on September 20, 2011.WEB,weblink Demi Lovato To Release New Album September 20, James Dinh, MTV News. Viacom, July 22, 2011, March 15, 2013, Begun in July 2010, the album experimented with R&B and featured less pop rock than her first two albums.WEB,weblink Demi Lovato Wants To Embrace Her 'Inner Soul' Diva On Next Album, Vena, Jocelyn, July 21, 2010, MTV News, Viacom (2005–present), Viacom, March 15, 2013, Lyrically, Unbroken encompasses more mature themes as opposed to Lovato's previous work, with some songs focusing on Lovato's personal struggles.WEB,weblink Demi Lovato's Unbroken: Putting It Back Together, Vena, Jocelyn, MTV News, en, 2019-06-24, The album and its stylistic change received mixed reviews from critics, who praised Lovato's vocals and saw a growth in her musicianship due to the songs focusing on her struggles, but criticized the album's "party songs" and found the music to be more generic than her previous efforts.WEB,weblink Critic Reviews for Unbroken, Metacritic. CBS Interactive, March 15, 2013, Unbroken debuted at number four in the US, selling 97,000 copies in its first week of release; it was later certified Gold.WEB,weblink Tony Bennett, 85, Achieves First No. 1 Album on Billboard 200, Billboard, Tony, Caulfield, September 28, 2011, May 20, 2013, "Skyscraper", the lead single from Unbroken, was released on July 12, and was noted for its messages of self-worth and confidence.WEB,weblink Demi Lovato – "Skyscraper", Bill Lamb, About.com. IAC, June 2, 2013, dead,weblink" title="web.archive.org/web/20130505015245weblink">weblink May 5, 2013, It debuted at number ten in the US, selling 176,000 downloads during the first week of release, becoming Lovato's highest first week sales at the time. The song also became Lovato's highest-peaked single since "This Is Me" reached number nine in July 2008,WEB,weblink LMFAO Still Atop Hot 100, Demi Lovato Debuts In Top 10, Trust, Gary, Billboard, Prometheus Global Media, July 20, 2011, July 20, 2011, and it also debuted at number two on the Hot Digital Songs chart.WEB,weblink Blake Shelton's 'River' Runs to No. 1 on Billboard 200, July 20, 2011, Caulfield, Kevin, Billboard, Prometheus Global Media, July 20, 2011, "Skyscraper" received the Best Video With a Message award at the September 2012 MTV Video Music Awards, and the track was also certified Platinum by the RIAA and Silver by the BPI.WEB,weblink Demi Lovato nominated for Best Video With A Message at the 2012 VMA's., MTV News. Viacom, July 31, 2012, March 15, 2013, The album's second and final single, "Give Your Heart a Break", was released on January 23, 2012, and later peaked on the Billboard Hot 100 at number 16, making Lovato's fourth highest peaking song at the time.MAGAZINE, {{BillboardURLbyName, demi lovato, all, |title=Hot 100 Songs & New Music: 1 – 10 Songs | Billboard Music Charts |magazine=Billboard.com |accessdate=December 6, 2012}} It peaked at number 12 on the US Adult Top 40 chart and number one on the US Pop Songs chart. It also became the longest climb by a female artist to reach No. 1 in the Pop Songs chart history, until 2019, when Halsey's feature on "Eastside" broke the record.WEB,weblink Benny Blanco, Halsey & Khalid Complete Record Rise to No. 1 on Pop Songs Chart With 'Eastside', Billboard, March 24, 2019, The song was certified triple Platinum in the US; {{as of|2014|October|lc=y}}, "Give Your Heart a Break" sold 2.1 million digital copies.WEB,weblink Ask Billboard: Baseball Hits, Gwen Stefani's Delay & Demi Lovato's Best-Selling Songs, Billboard (magazine), Billboard, Prometheus Global Media, October 12, 2014, October 12, 2014, Billboard has rated the song as Lovato's best, calling it "timeless".WEB,weblink Demi Lovato's 10 Best Songs: Critic's Picks, Billboard, 2019-06-01, In May, Lovato became a judge and mentor for the second season of the U.S. version of The X Factor, with a reported salary of one million dollars.WEB,weblink Demi Lovato's 'X Factor' salary can't compare to Britney Spears', Zap2It, May 30, 2012, March 7, 2013, Joining Britney Spears, Simon Cowell, and L.A. Reid,WEB, Bricker, Tierney, It's Official! Demi Lovato Joins X Factor as Fourth Judge,weblink E! Online, May 13, 2012, May 13, 2012, it was speculated that she was chosen to attract a younger audience.WEB,weblink Demi Lovato, Miley Cyrus Rumored For 'X Factor' Judge Spot, Gil Kaufman, MTV News. Viacom, May 2, 2012, May 16, 2012, Mentoring the Young Adults category, her final act (CeCe Frey) finished sixth.WEB,weblink CeCe Frey 'Knew' She Wasn't Going To Win 'X Factor', Chris Kim, MTV News. Viacom, December 7, 2012, March 15, 2013, At the Minnesota State Fair in August, Lovato announced that after a pre-show performance at the 2012 MTV Video Music AwardsWEB,weblink Irene, Test, Demi Lovato Reveals She is Recording Fourth Album Soon, Kovideo, Glam Entertainment, September 1, 2012, March 16, 2013, dead,weblink" title="web.archive.org/web/20130402182638weblink">weblink April 2, 2013, she would release a single by December.WEB, Ashley E.,weblink Demi Lovato To Release New Single By December, Bsckids, August 31, 2012, March 16, 2013, dead,weblink" title="web.archive.org/web/20120905131521weblink">weblink September 5, 2012, On December 24, she released a video on her YouTube account of herself singing "Angels Among Us" dedicated to the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.WEB,weblink Demi Lovato – Angels Among Us, YouTube, December 24, 2012, In March, she was confirmed as returning for The X Factor{{'}}s third season,WEB,weblink Demi Lovato Returning for Third Season of 'X Factor', Billboard, Prometheus Global Media, March 28, 2013, March 29, 2013, with her salary reportedly doubling.NEWS, Demi Lovato Making More Money Than Paulina Rubio, Kelly Rowland In 'The X Factor',weblink Fox News Latino. 21st Century Fox, May 26, 2013, May 22, 2013,weblink" title="web.archive.org/web/20130615010806weblink">weblink June 15, 2013, dead,

2013–2014: Demi and Glee

(File:Demi Lovato 2, 2013.jpg|thumb|upright|Lovato at the Redlight Traffic's Inaugural Dignity Gala in October 2013)Lovato's fourth studio album, Demi, was released on May 10, 2013. The album features influences of synthpop and bubblegum pop and was met with generally positive reviews from music critics.WEB,weblink Demi Reviews, Metacritic, CBS Corporation, Chicago, Illinois, May 15, 2013, Although Jon Carmichael of The New York Times found Lovato's transition fun, according to Entertainment Weekly it signified a less-mature image.NEWS,weblink New Albums by Demi Lovato and Talib Kweli, Jon, Carmichael, The New York Times, The New York Times Company, New York City, May 13, 2013, June 1, 2013, MAGAZINE,weblink Demi Lovato's new album 'Demi' now streaming online, Entertainment Weekly, Meredith Corporation, New York City, May 7, 2013, June 1, 2013, The album debuted at number three in the US, with first-week sales of 110,000 copies, the highest selling debut week of Lovato's discography.WEB,weblink Vampire Weekend Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard 200 Chart, Keith Caulfield, Billboard, Prometheus Global Media, May 22, 2013, June 1, 2013, It was also successful internationally, charting in the top ten in New Zealand, Spain and the UK.WEB,weblink Demi Lovato – Demi, Ultratop. Hung Medien, June 1, 2013, The album has been certified Gold in the US,WEB,weblink American album certifications – Demi Lovato – Demi, July 11, 2016, Recording Industry Association of America, RIAA, March 18, 2017, the UK, Mexico, Canada, Brazil, and Sweden.The lead single from Demi, "Heart Attack," was released on February 25, and debuted at number 12 in the US, with first-week sales of 215,000 copies, the highest first week sales of Lovato's discography.WEB,weblink Baauer's 'Harlem Shake' Still Atop Hot 100, Although Lead Shrinks, Gary Trust, Billboard, Prometheus Global Media, March 6, 2013, June 1, 2013, WEB,weblink Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Top Hot 100; Imagine Dragons, Ariana Grande Hit Top 10, Gary Trust, Billboard, Prometheus Global Media, April 3, 2013, June 1, 2013, The song peaked at number 10 (Lovato's third showing in the US top ten), and was also successful in the UK, Australia, and Europe.WEB,weblink Demi Lovato – Heart Attack, Ultratop. Hung Medien, June 1, 2013, The second single, "Made in the USA" peaked at number 80 in the US. The third and fourth singles from Demi, "Neon Lights" and "Really Don't Care", both peaked in the top forty of the US, and at number one in the country's Dance Club Songs chart.WEB,weblink It's Demi Lovato's #Demiversary: New Single, New Lyric Video And Performances, MTV, Viacom (2005–present), Viacom, New York City, August 3, 2014, WEB,weblink Hot Dance Club Songs, Billboard (magazine), Billboard, Eldridge Industries, New York City, September 6, 2014, August 28, 2014, They were also certified Platinum in the US.WEB,weblink Gold & Platinum, RIAA, en-US, June 1, 2019, Lovato later released a deluxe version of Demi, which was to include seven new tracks, consisting of four live performances and three studio recordings.WEB,weblink Demi Lovato announces Demi – Deluxe, dead,weblink November 7, 2014, November 6, 2014, {{cbignore|bot=medic}} One of these songs included a collaboration with Olly Murs on a song for his fourth studio album, entitled "Up".WEB,weblink Preview: Demi Lovato & Olly Murs – "Up" [30 Second Snippet], Directlyrics, Lovato contributed to (The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (soundtrack)|The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones soundtrack album) with "Heart by Heart".WEB, Guidry, Ken, 'The Mortal Instruments: City Of Bones' Soundtrack Features Jessie J, Demi Lovato, Owl City & More,weblink IndieWire, Penske Media Corporation, Los Angeles, California, August 11, 2013, July 2, 2013, dead,weblink" title="web.archive.org/web/20130813083820weblink">weblink August 13, 2013, On June 11, Lovato released an e-book, Demi, on (iBooks]].WEB,weblink Buzz Bites (5/23/13): Demi Lovato Is Releasing An E-Book!, Althea, Legaspi, May 23, 2013, []MTV News), Viacom (2005–present), Viacom, New York City, May 26, 2013, She planned to appear in at least six episodes of the fifth season of Glee, but she only appeared four. She played Dani, a struggling New York-based artist who befriends Rachel Berry (Lea Michele) and Santana Lopez (Naya Rivera) and interacts with fellow newcomer Adam Lambert's character. Lovato debuted in the season's second episode, which aired on October 3, and made her final appearance in March 2014.WEB, Strecker, Erin, Demi Lovato headed to 'Glee',weblink Entertainment Weekly, Inside TV, Meredith Corporation, New York City, August 22, 2013, August 22, 2013, On November 19, she released a book, Staying Strong: 365 Days a Year, which topped The New York Times bestseller list.WEB,weblink Demi Lovato becomes a New York Times bestseller with book 'Staying Strong: 365 Days A Year', Sugarscape, September 15, 2011, December 24, 2013, She then agreed to write a memoir, which has yet to be released.NEWS, Deutsch, Lindsay, Demi Lovato is writing an inspirational book,weblink USA Today, Gannett Company, Mclean, Virginia, September 9, 2013, September 9, 2013, She announced her Neon Lights Tour (including a Canadian leg) on September 29, 2013,WEB, Lipshutz, Jason, Demi Lovato Announces 2014 Tour with Little Mix, Cher Lloyd, Fifth Harmony,weblink Billboard (magazine), Billboard, Eldridge Industries, Los Angeles, California, October 1, 2013, September 30, 2013, which began February 9, 2014 and ended May 17.WEB, Lovato, Demi, Neon Lights Tour,weblink Facebook, September 29, 2013, WEB, Lovato, Demi, The Neon Lights Tour comes to Brazil and Mexico,weblink demilovato.com, October 14, 2013, dead,weblink" title="web.archive.org/web/20131019090346weblink">weblink October 19, 2013, On October 21, she released her cover of "Let It Go" for the Disney film Frozen, which was released in theaters on November 27. Lovato's cover was described as more "radio friendly" and "pop" as compared to the original by Idina Menzel.WEB,weblink Disney Sued Over Alleged "Let It Go" Song Theft, Millions Of YouTube Covers Could Be Affected, December 4, 2017, Tubefilter, en-US, June 1, 2019, Lovato's cover appears in the movie's credits, and the song was promoted as the single for the film's soundtrack.WEB, Rubin, Julia Lynn, Demi Lovato Releases New Song 'Let It Go' From Disney's 'Frozen' Soundtrack,weblink HNGN, October 21, 2013, The song peaked in the Billboard Hot 100 at number 38, spending 20 weeks on the chart. It was certified double Platinum by the RIAA. On May 18, 2014, "Somebody to You" featuring Lovato was released as the fourth single from The Vamps' debut album, Meet the Vamps.WEB,weblink iTunes – Music – Somebody to You (feat. Demi Lovato) by The Vamps, itunes.apple.com, On May 29, she announced her fourth concert tour (and first world tour, covering 25 cities), the Demi World Tour, and its first North American dates.NEWS,weblink E!, NBCUniversal, New York City, May 29, 2014, May 29, 2014, Zach, Johnson, Demi Lovato Announces First World Tour Dates!, In November 2014, Lovato opened the UK shows on Enrique Iglesias' Sex and Love Tour.WEB,weblink Enrique Iglesias announces UK tour with Demi Lovato – Music News, Digital Spy, Hearst Magazines UK, London, England, June 6, 2014, August 3, 2014, She also worked with her longtime friend Nick Jonas on a song for his self-titled album called "Avalanche," released November 2014.WEB,weblink Nick Jonas And Demi Lovato's "Avalanche": Listen To Their Gorgeous Duet - Music News, Reviews, and Gossip on Idolator.com, Music News, Reviews, and Gossip on Idolator.com, Lovato was featured on "Up", the second single from Olly Murs' fourth studio album, Never Been Better.WEB,weblink Listen to Olly Murs and Demi Lovato's new single 'Up', Digital Spy, Hearst Magazines UK, London, England, November 24, 2014, November 24, 2014, Finbow, Katy, Lovato announced her skincare line called Devonne by Demi to be available in December 2014.WEB,weblink Demi Lovato on Her New Skincare Line: 'If You Use Products That Work, You'll Find Inner Confidence', People (magazine), People, Meredith Corporation, New York City, September 3, 2014, Ana, Calderone, dead,weblink" title="web.archive.org/web/20140904000701weblink">weblink September 4, 2014, She released a music video for her song "Nightingale" on December 24, 2014.WEB, De Wilde, Karen, Demi Lovato releases 'Nightingale' video showing Wilmer Valderrama,weblink AXS (ticket merchant), AXS, April 5, 2015, December 25, 2014,

2015–2016: Confident

File:Demi Lovato, Future Now 2016 (Cropped).jpg|thumb|upright|Lovato performing during the Future Now TourFuture Now TourLovato's fifth album, Confident, was released on October 16, 2015,NEWS, Demi Lovato's fifth studio album 'Confident' due out Oct. 16,weblink United Press International, August 27, 2015, Butler, Karen, August 26, 2015, and received generally positive reviews from music critics.WEB, Reviews for Confident by Demi Lovato,weblink Metacritic, October 16, 2015, The album debuted at number two on the Billboard 200 with first-week sales of 98,000 copies.WEB,weblink Pentatonix Scores First No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart, Billboard, October 26, 2015, October 26, 2015, Caulfield, Keith, During the album's production, Lovato commented: "I've already started recording for my new album, and I have plans to record during the tour. The sound just evolves into everything that I've been and everything that I want to become."WEB, Demi Lovato Leaving 'X Factor',weblink Billboard, December 19, 2013, Lewis, Hillary, Willis, Cortney, December 19, 2013, WEB, Legaspi, Althea, Buzz Bites: Demi Lovato Has Begun Recording Her Fifth Studio Album,weblink February 10, 2014, April 5, 2014, She further stated, "I've never been so sure of myself as an artist when it comes down to confidence, but not only personal things, but exactly what I want my sound to be and what I know I'm capable of and this album will give me the opportunity to show people what I can really do."WEB, Williott, Carl, Demi Lovato Is Already Working On Album #5,weblink Idolator (website), Idolator, Spin Media, San Francisco, California, February 10, 2014, April 5, 2014, In July 2016, the album was certified gold by the RIAA, and has sold 211,000 copies in the United States.NEWS,weblink Pop Shop Podcast: Hozier Talks 'Better Love' & What's Next, Plus Burning Questions About Britney, Demi & More, Billboard (magazine), Billboard, Eldridge Industries, Los Angeles, California, Atkinson, Katie, Caulfield, Keith, July 5, 2016,weblink" title="web.archive.org/web/20160706161316weblink">weblink July 6, 2016, In May 2015, Billboard revealed Lovato was in the process of starting an "artist-centric" new record label, Safehouse Records, of which she will be co-founder and co-owner. The label will be a partnership between her, Nick Jonas, and Lovato's manager Phil McIntyre, and will form part of a new collaborative arrangement with record label Island.WEB,weblink Demi Lovato on Island Records Website, Island, December 5, 2014, dead,weblink" title="web.archive.org/web/20160929182014weblink">weblink September 29, 2016, Confident was released through the new venture deal. This will be Lovato's second multi-label venture of her career; she was formerly part of Jonas Records, a UMG/Hollywood/Jonas Brothers partnership, which is now defunct.NEWS, Halperin, Shirley, Demi Lovato, Nick Jonas, Manager Phil McIntyre Launch Joint Venture with Island Records (Exclusive),weblink May 26, 2015, Billboard (magazine), Billboard, Eldridge Industries, Los Angeles, California, May 26, 2015,weblink" title="web.archive.org/web/20150528214542weblink">weblink May 28, 2015, dead, Lovato released the lead single from Confident titled "Cool for the Summer" on July 1, 2015.NEWS, Garibaldi, Christina, YES! Demi Lovato Just Announced Her New Single 'Cool For The Summer',weblink June 25, 2015, MTV News, Viacom (2005–present), Viacom, New York City, June 25, 2015, The song attracted attention for its bi-curious themeWEB,weblink Demi Lovato's 'Cool for the Summer': The Next Great Gay Anthem?, Kornhaber, Spencer, July 14, 2015, The Atlantic, Emerson Collective, Boston, Massachusetts, en-US, May 11, 2019, and was a commercial success, peaking at number eleven on the US Billboard Hot 100 and being certified double platinum in the U.S.WEB, Gordon, Murray,weblink Demi Lovato's 'Cool for the Summer' Is Fastest No. 1 on Dance Club Songs in Two Years, Billboard (magazine), Billboard, Eldridge Industries, Los Angeles, California, September 1, 2015, May 11, 2019, On September 18, 2015, the title track "Confident" was released as the album's second single and peaked at number 21 on the Hot 100.NEWS, Maslow, Nick, Demi Lovato Takes Control in Her New Song 'Confident': 'You Can't Make Me Behave',weblink September 20, 2015, People (magazine), People, Meredith Corporation, New York City, September 18, 2015, On October 17, 2015, she performed a "Cool for the Summer" and "Confident" medley, as well as "Stone Cold" melody on Saturday Night Live during the series' forty-first season.NEWS, Lewittes, Michael, Demi Lovato Performs "Cool For The Summer" And "Confident" Medley On 'SNL' – WATCH VIDEO,weblink October 18, 2015, Gossip Cop, October 18, 2015, NEWS, Kreps, Daniel, See Demi Lovato's Confident 'SNL' Performances,weblink October 19, 2015, Rolling Stone, Jann Wenner, Wenner Media LLC, New York City, October 18, 2015, Lovato was also featured on the re-release of "Irresistible", the fourth single from Fall Out Boy's sixth studio album American Beauty/American Psycho.WEB,weblink Fall Out Boy are smack in the middle of leaving the hoth system in empire strikes back…, Fall Out Boy, Medium (website), Medium, A Medium Corporation, New York City, October 12, 2015, October 14, 2015, The same month, she signed with the major modeling agency, Wilhelmina Models.MAGAZINE, Demi Lovato Just Signed With a Major Modeling Agency,weblink Teen Vogue, Condé Nast, New York City, October 16, 2015, Lewis, Casey, October 16, 2015, Lovato released the music video for her R&B-infused song "Waitin for You" featuring American rapper Sirah on October 22, 2015.WEB,weblink Demi Lovato Gets Tough in 'Waitin for You' Video: Watch, Billboard (magazine), Billboard, Eldridge Industries, Los Angeles, California, October 23, 2015, December 24, 2015, Stutz, Colin, On October 26, 2015, Lovato and Nick Jonas announced that they would tour together on the Future Now Tour.NEWS, Strecker, Eric,weblink Nick Jonas & Demi Lovato Announce Joint Future Now Tour, Billboard (magazine), Billboard, Eldridge Industries, Los Angeles, California, November 4, 2015, October 26, 2015, She was honored with the first-ever Rulebreaker Award on December 11, 2015 at the 2015 Billboard Women in Music event.WEB,weblink Demi Lovato to Receive Billboard's Inaugural 'Rulebreaker' Award; Will Perform at Women in Music, Billboard (magazine), Billboard, Eldridge Industries, Los Angeles, California, December 23, 2015, November 2, 2015, On March 21, 2016, "Stone Cold" was serviced as the third and final single from Confident.Sources regarding the contemporary hit radio release of "Stone Cold":

2017–2018: Tell Me You Love Me

File:Demi Lovato Tell Me You Love Me World Tour.jpg|thumb|upright|left|Lovato performing at the Tell Me You Love Me World TourTell Me You Love Me World TourIn February 2017, Lovato executive-produced a documentary, Beyond Silence, which follows three individuals and their experiences with mental illnesses including bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, depression, and anxiety.NEWS,weblink Ahern, Sarah, Demi Lovato on Her New Documentary: Mental Health Is 'Just as Important as Physical Health', March 1, 2017, February 22, 2017, Variety (magazine), Variety, Penske Media Corporation, Los Angeles, California, Lovato featured in Cheat Codes' song "No Promises", released in March 2017,WEB, Malone, Dolph, Cheat Codes & Demi Lovato's "No Promises" Heading To Pop Radio,weblink Headline Planet, March 31, 2017, March 30, 2017, and Jax Jones's "Instruction" along with Stefflon Don, released in June 2017.NEWS, Jax Jones Has Released A Snippet Of His Demi Lovato Collab & It Has Mad Carnival Vibes,weblink Capital (radio network), Capital, June 14, 2017, June 14, 2016, In 2017, Lovato was included in Time's annual list of the 100 most influential people.NEWS,weblink TIME 100: John Legend and Demi Lovato to Perform at Gala, Mahita, Gajanan, April 20, 2017, Time (magazine), Time, Meredith Corporation, New York City, NEWS,weblink TIME 100: How the 2017 List of Influential People Was Chosen, Nancy, Gibbs, April 20, 2017, April 20, 2017, Time (magazine), Time, Meredith Corporation, New York City, On May 8, 2017, she announced a collaboration with sportswear line Fabletics to support the United Nations' initiative, Girl Up.NEWS,weblink Demi Lovato Teams Up With Kate Hudson's Fabletics Line to Support Girl Up, Billboard (magazine), Billboard, Eldridge Industries, Los Angeles, California, Saunders, Nicole, May 8, 2017, May 9, 2017, In July 2017, Lovato released "Sorry Not Sorry" as the first single from her sixth album,NEWS,weblink Demi Lovato to Release New Single 'Sorry Not Sorry' July 11, MTV News, September 22, 2017, July 11, 2017, Deepa, Lakshmin, which became her highest charting song in New Zealand and the United States at number 6WEB,weblink Discography Demi Lovato, New Zealand Charts, October 30, 2017, JOURNAL,weblink Post Malone & 21 Savage Lead Hot 100, Camila Cabello & Ed Sheeran Hit Top 10, Billboard, Gary, Trust, October 30, 2017, October 30, 2017, as well as Australia at number 8.WEB, Taylor Swift holds #1 for second week,weblink Australian Recording Industry Association, September 9, 2017, October 7, 2017, It also became her highest selling song in the US for its quadruple Platinum certification by RIAA.WEB,weblink 'Sorry Not Sorry' Is Officially Demi Lovato's Biggest Single Ever, Donnelly, Matthew Scott, PopCrush, en, May 11, 2019, The album, titled Tell Me You Love Me, was released on September 29 and opened at number three on the US Billboard 200 with first-week sales of 48,000 copies.NEWS,weblink Demi Lovato Announces New Album 'Tell Me You Love Me', Rolling Stone, August 24, 2017, JOURNAL,weblink Caulfield, Keith, Shania Twain's 'Now' Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard 200 Albums Chart, Billboard, October 8, 2017, October 8, 2017, It received positive reviews from music critics and became Lovato's first album to be certified Platinum in the US.WEB,weblink Demi Lovato – Tell Me You Love Me, Metacritic, September 29, 2017, October 2, 2017, WEB,weblink Demi Lovato goes platinum with Tell Me You Love Me, April 8, 2018, CelebMix, en-GB, May 11, 2019, On October 17, Lovato released (Demi Lovato: Simply Complicated) on YouTube, a documentary focusing on her life, career, and personal struggles.MAGAZINE,weblink Demi Lovato Announces 'Simply Complicated' Documentary Release Date, Tatiana, Tenreyro, September 26, 2017, October 17, 2017, Billboard, It was nominated for "Best Music Documentary" at the 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards.WEB,weblink MTV Movie & TV Awards: 'Black Panther', 'Stranger Things' Lead Pack In Nominations, Ramos, Dino-Ray, May 3, 2018, Deadline Hollywood, Penske Media Corporation, Los Angeles, California, en, May 11, 2019, In October 2017, Lovato announced tour dates for the North American leg of her Tell Me You Love Me World Tour, with special guests DJ Khaled and Kehlani. She confirmed European and South American legs of the tour in the following months, and the tour commenced in February 2018.WEB, Blistein, Jon,weblink Demi Lovato Plots 2018 Tour With DJ Khaled, Rolling Stone, Jann Wenner, Wenner Media LLC, New York City, October 26, 2017, October 26, 2017, WEB,weblink Demi Lovato's 'Tell Me You Love Me' Tour: Photos + Set List, PopCrush, February 27, 2018, February 27, 2018, In November 2017, Lovato released a song titled "Échame la Culpa" with Luis Fonsi.WEB,weblink Demi Lovato and Luis Fonsi Drop the Fiery Music Video For Their Spanish Song 'Echame La Culpa' – Watch!, Entertainment Tonight, Entertainment Tonight Online, CBS Corporation, Chicago, Illinois, Lovato performed at the March for Our Lives anti-gun violence rally in Washington, D.C. on March 24, 2018.WEB,weblink Demi Lovato's performance of "Skyscraper" at March for Our Lives will send actual chills through your body, Yahoo!, March 25, 2018, May 7, 2018, Mary Kate, McGrath, In May, Christina Aguilera released a track from her album Liberation titled "Fall in Line" featuring Lovato,WEB,weblink Christina Aguilera and Demi Lovato release their much-anticipated collaboration Fall In Line, Official Charts Company, White, Jack, May 16, 2018, May 19, 2018, and she was also featured on Clean Bandit's song "Solo".NEWS, Wass, Mike, Demi Lovato Lends Her Voice To Clean Bandit's Next Single, "Solo",weblink May 18, 2018, Idolator (website), Idolator, SpinMedia, San Francisco, California, May 10, 2018, The latter became Lovato's first number-one song in the United Kingdom.WEB, Myers, Justin,weblink Clean Bandit and Demi Lovato take Solo to Number 1: "We can't believe it!", Official Charts Company, June 22, 2018, June 22, 2018, On June 21, Lovato released a new single titled "Sober" which she referred to as "my truth" and discusses struggles with addiction and sobriety.NEWS, Demi Lovato sings about addiction struggles on 'Sober',weblink The News Tribune, June 23, 2018, June 21, 2018,weblink" title="web.archive.org/web/20180623222023weblink">weblink June 23, 2018, dead,

2019: Return to acting and new music

On May 11, 2019, via an Instagram post, Lovato revealed that she had signed with a new manager, Scooter Braun.WEB,weblink Demi Lovato Signs With Scooter Braun for Management, May 12, 2019, Variety, May 13, 2019, She shared that she "couldn't be happier, inspired and excited to begin this next chapter". Throughout the year, Lovato has been teasing fans on social media with hints of new music and revealed in August that a new album was on the way.WEB,weblink Demi Lovato Drops Another Hint About Her Upcoming Album, Gawley, Paige, August 21, 2019, Entertainment Tonight, Entertainment Tonight Online, CBS Corporation, Chicago, Illinois, September 1, 2019, In August 2019, it was revealed that Lovato had joined the cast of Eurovision, a Netflix original movie, directed by David Dobkin, based on the song competition of the same name. Lovato is set to star alongside Will Ferrell and Rachel McAdams.MAGAZINE, Ashley, Iasimone,weblink Will Ferrell Welcomes Demi Lovato to 'Eurovision' Cast, August 20, 2019, Billboard (magazine), Billboard, Eldridge Industries, Los Angeles, California, September 1, 2019, This marks Lovato's first acting role since guest starring in Glee in 2013. Later in the month, after teasing that she had been working on a new project, Lovato revealed via an Instagram post that she would be making her return to television with a guest role in the final season of NBC sitcom Will & Grace.WEB, Chris, Harnick,weblink Demi Lovato Joins Will and Grace's Final Season, August 27, 2019, E! News, NBCUniversal, New York City, September 1, 2019,

Artistry

Influences

{{multiple image| footer = Christina Aguilera (left) and Kelly Clarkson (right) both heavily influenced Lovato.| image1 =Christina Aguilera Sanremo.jpg| width1 = 145| alt1 = Christina Aguilera Performing| image2 =Kelly Clarkson 57th Presidential Inauguration-cropped.jpg| width2 = 153| alt2 = Kelly Clarkson Standing | align = right}}Lovato has listed Christina Aguilera and Kelly Clarkson as her biggest influences.WEB, Demi Talks About Her Influences,weblink Tiger Beat, Laufer Media, Los Angeles, California, March 16, 2013, September 8, 2011,weblink" title="web.archive.org/web/20130921054808weblink">weblink September 21, 2013, dead, Her other influences include Britney Spears,MAGAZINE,weblink SHE DID IT AGAIN: BRITNEY SPEARS LANDS BACK ON TOP, Boyce, Shannon, September 1, 2011, January 7, 2012, Young Hollywood, Fremantle Media, Los Angeles, California, dead,weblink October 20, 2012, Rihanna, Keri Hilson,WEB, Marcell, Minaya, Lovato 'inspired by Rihanna R&B sound',weblink Digital Spy, Hearst Magazines UK, London, England, June 15, 2013, Jennifer Lopez,NEWS, Demi Lovato inspired by Jennifer Lopez,weblink The Indian Express, September 21, 2015, January 29, 2017, Aretha Franklin, Gladys Knight, Mariah Carey, Whitney Houston, Alexz Johnson,WEB,weblink Demi Lovato talks about Alexz Johnson, October 16, 2012, YouTube, January 18, 2017, Billie Holiday, Spice GirlsWEB,weblink Look: Demi Lovato reveals her first love was The Spice Girls!, Myx, Karen Jane Ng, September 30, 2017, August 21, 2019,weblink August 21, 2019, and Billy Gilman. About Gilman she said, "We had the same voice range when I was young. I would practice to his songs all the time."WEB, Joey Guerra, Demi Lovato: Texas' own 'tween star,weblink Houston Chronicle, Hearst Corporation, March 31, 2013, June 19, 2008, Lovato listened to metal music in her teensWEB,weblink Demi Lovato metalhead?, Chris Harris, MTV News, Viacom, August 29, 2008, March 16, 2013, and has said that John Mayer's songwriting has been a "huge influence" on her and that after the release of Unbroken, her musical style shifted towards hip hop and R&B.Lovato says, "I had a lot of respect for Whitney Houston, and Christina Aguilera, on some songs where she was really amazing and wasn't trying to be sexy or anything like that."WEB, Demi Lovato Q&A: On 'Demi,' Her 'X Factor' Return and Being Sick of Party Songs,weblink September 21, 2015, About her admiration for Clarkson, Lovato says, "I just thought she was a great role model. She was never publicly seen drinking and driving or wearing really scandalous clothes or anything like that. I feel like she set a really great example and she was extremely talented."JOURNAL, Nguyen, Vi-An,weblink Demi Lovato: I Want to 'Settle Down' in the Next Few Years, Parade, March 25, 2013, April 17, 2014, Lovato's The Neon Lights Tour was "inspired by Beyoncé."WEB, Garibaldi, Christina, Demi Lovato Will Make Like Queen Bey On Neon Lights Tour,weblink MTV, February 7, 2014,

Voice

Nick Levine of Digital Spy, commenting on her vocals for her album, Don't Forget, stated, "she's certainly a stronger singer than the Jonases. In fact, her full-bodied vocal performances are consistently impressive."WEB,weblink Demi Lovato: 'Don't Forget', Nick Levine, Digital Spy. Hearst Corporation, April 26, 2009, March 16, 2013, Becky Brain of Idolator wrote that Lovato has a "killer voice and the A-list material to put it to good use."WEB, Brain, Becky, Demi Lovato 'Unbroken': Fall Preview,weblink Idolator. Buzz Media, September 16, 2011, September 7, 2011, According to Sophie Schillaci of The Hollywood Reporter, the entertainer "has a voice that can silence even the harshest of critics. Something not often found in her peers."NEWS, Sophie Schillaci, Demi Lovato at The Greek: Concert Review,weblink The Hollywood Reporter, Prometheus Global Media, March 31, 2013, July 19, 2012, For Lovato's second studio album, Here We Go Again, Jeff Miers from The Buffalo News wrote, "Unlike so many of her Disney-fied peers, Lovato can really sing...[and it's] refreshing [she doesn't need Auto-Tune] to mask any lack of natural ability."NEWS,weblink Demi Lovato shows her talents on new disc, July 31, 2009, The Buffalo News, Berkshire Hathaway, Miers, Jeff, October 9, 2011, dead,weblink" title="archive.today/20120630053744weblink">weblink June 30, 2012, Upon working with Lovato on her third studio album, Unbroken, Ryan Tedder stated, "Demi blew me out of the water vocally! I had no idea how good her voice is. She's one of the best singers I've ever worked with. Literally, that good... I mean, she's a Kelly Clarkson-level vocalist. And Kelly has a set of pipes." He also commented on their work together on the song "Neon Lights" from Lovato's fourth studio album, saying, "She, in pop music, has one of the biggest ranges, possibly the highest full voice singer I've ever worked with."WEB,weblink OneRepublic's Ryan Tedder Hails Demi Lovato's Voice And "Incredible" Range – Video, October 12, 2013, Capital, November 3, 2014, Tamsyn Wilce from Alter the Press commented on her vocals on Demi, stating "it shows just how strong her vocal cords are and the variation of styles that she can completely work to make her own."WEB,weblink Alter The Press!: ATP! Album Review: Demi Lovato – Demi, November 3, 2014, In a review for the Neon Lights Tour, Mike Wass from Idolator commented "you don't need shiny distractions when you can belt out songs like Demi and connect with the crowd on such an emotional level."WEB,weblink Demi Lovato's 'Neon Lights' Tour Shines Bright In Vancouver, Canada: Live Review - Music News, Reviews, and Gossip on Idolator.com, Music News, Reviews, and Gossip on Idolator.com, November 3, 2014, In a review for the Demi World Tour, Marielle Wakim from Los Angeles Magazine commented on Lovato's vocals, stating, "For those who haven't bothered to follow Lovato's career, let's get something out of the way: the girl can sing. Get over your fear of being judged by your Facebook friends and Spotify her discography, because you're going to have the last laugh five years down the road (probably sooner) when she wins a Grammy. At 22 years old, her vocal range is astounding." She went on to further describe her vocals as "spectacular."WEB,weblink Music: If You're Not Listening to Demi Lovato, You're Doing it Wrong – Los Angeles Magazine, Los Angeles Magazine, November 3, 2014,

Personal life

Residence

On her 18th birthday, Lovato bought a Mediterranean-style house in Los Angeles, California; however, she decided to live in a "sober house" in Los Angeles after leaving rehab in January 2011.WEB,weblink Demi Lovato Likes To Be Sober And Not Move Into Addiction Again, Makes Sober House Her Home, Mstarz, January 11, 2013,

Hobbies

Lovato started training in Brazilian jiu-jitsu in 2016.AV MEDIA, Demi Lovato, Demi Lovato Does Jiu Jitsu, October 10, 2017,weblink October 11, 2017, She is currently ranked a blue belt in the martial art, which is derived from jujutsu.Demi Lovato Earned a New Degree in Jiu-Jitsu: 'This Means the World to Me' JULIE MAZZIOTTA, People, March 21, 2019

Relationships

Lovato had an on-off relationship with American singer Joe Jonas between 2008 and 2010, but they prioritized their friendship.WEB, Michaels, Wendy, Did Demi Lovato & Joe Jonas Date? 'Tell Me You Love Me' Singer Opens Up About Their Past,weblink March 7, 2018, Elite Daily, October 11, 2017, From 2010 to 2016, Lovato was in a relationship with actor Wilmer Valderrama.NEWS,weblink Demi Lovato Says Boyfriend Wilmer Valderrama 'Supported Her Recovery' And 'She Wouldn't Be Alive Without Him', International Business Times, Sonalee, Singh, March 18, 2015, October 17, 2015, WEB,weblink Wilmer Valderrama Reveals Secret to Demi Lovato Relationship: I Loved Her 'Exactly When She Needs Me to Love Her', Entertainment Tonight, Entertainment Tonight Online, CBS Interactive, Chicago, Illinois, January 21, 2016, June 4, 2016, WEB,weblink Demi Lovato and Wilmer Valderrama Break Up After Nearly 6 Years of Dating, E! Online, June 3, 2016, June 4, 2016, In the summer of 2016, Lovato began dating UFC mixed martial artist Luke Rockhold. They split in January 2017.WEB, Demi Lovato & Luke Rockhold Break Up ... Singer Out with New Fighter,weblink TMZ.com, She then dated another MMA fighter, Guilherme Vasconcelos, until May 2017.WEB, Demi Lovato Splits From MMA Fighter Guilherme Bomba Vasconcelos,weblink eonline.com, May 8, 2017, Lovato had no interest in forging a relationship with her late father, Patrick, after his divorce from her mother.WEB,weblinkweblink" title="web.archive.org/web/20121101094046weblink">weblink The fame, the drugs, the self-harm, Fabulous, Antonia, Hoyle, April 22, 2012, November 1, 2012, March 16, 2013, She has been vocal about her abusive and strained relationship with her father and once stated, "He was mean, but he wanted to be a good person. And he wanted to have his family, and when my mom married my stepdad, he still had this huge heart where he said, 'I'm so glad that [he's] taking care of you and doing the job that I wish I could do'."HTTP://WWW.ETONLINE.COM/NEWS/174362_DEMI_LOVATO_OPENS_UP_ABOUT_HER_ABUSIVE_FATHER_PATRICK_LOVATO/>TITLE=DEMI LOVATO OPENS UP ABOUT HER 'ABUSIVE' FATHER: 'I WAS VERY CONFLICTED WHEN HE PASSED'FIRST=ANTOINETTEENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT>ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT ONLINECBS TELEVISION DISTRIBUTION>LOCATION=CHICAGO, ILLINOISACCESSDATE=FEBRUARY 27, 2017, HTTP://WWW.FOXNEWS.COM/ENTERTAINMENT/2015/10/22/DEMI-LOVATO-TALKS-ABOUT-HER-RELATIONSHIP-WITH-HER-FATHER.HTML>TITLE=DEMI LOVATO TALKS ABOUT HER RELATIONSHIP WITH HER FATHERFOX NEWS>PUBLISHER=NEWS CORPORATION (1980–2013)>LOCATION=NEW YORK CITYACCESSDATE=FEBRUARY 27, 2017, She has written multiple songs about him.HTTP://WWW.USMAGAZINE.COM/ENTERTAINMENT/NEWS/DEMI-LOVATO-BALLAD-FATHER-HER-ABUSIVE-DAD-20152010>TITLE=DEMI LOVATO'S NEW EMOTIONAL BALLAD "FATHER" IS ABOUT HER "ABUSIVE" DAD: SEE HER EXPLANATIONUS WEEKLY>PUBLISHER=WENNER MEDIA LLCLAST=MCRADYDATE=OCTOBER 20, 2015DATE=JUNE 27, 2013CNN>PUBLISHER=TURNER BROADCASTING NETWORKACCESSDATE=JUNE 28, 2013, After his death, Lovato said that he had been mentally ill, and in his honor she created the Lovato Treatment Scholarship Program.

Personal issues

Lovato had suffered from depression, an eating disorder, self-harm, and being bullied before she went into rehab at the age of 18.WEB, Peter, Gicas, Demi Lovato Still Has "Nightmares" About the Childhood Bullying She Endured,weblink E! Online, NBCUniversal, New York City, December 27, 2015, June 28, 2013, On November 1, 2010, Lovato withdrew from the Jonas Brothers Live in Concert tour, entering a treatment facility for "physical and emotional issues".WEB,weblink Demi Lovato Enters Treatment Center for 'Issues', Natalie, Finn, NBCUniversal, New York City, November 1, 2010, March 14, 2010, It was reported that she decided to enter treatment after punching female dancer Alex Welch; her management and family convinced her she needed help. Lovato said she took "100 percent, full responsibility" for the incident.NEWS, Janice, Johnston,weblink Demi Lovato Interview: Teen Star Opens Up on Bulimia, Cutting Issues, ABC News, American Broadcasting Company, New York City, April 19, 2011, live,weblink" title="web.archive.org/web/20110521143956weblink">weblink May 21, 2011, March 14, 2013, On January 28, 2011, Lovato completed inpatient treatment at Timberline Knolls and returned home. She acknowledged that she had had bulimia, had harmed herself, and had been "self-medicating" with drugs and alcohol "like a lot of teens do to numb their pain".MAGAZINE, Ellen, Collis, Demi Lovato Exclusive Interview,weblink Seventeen (American magazine), Seventeen, Hearst Corporation, New York City, March 14, 2013, She added that she "basically had a nervous breakdown" and was diagnosed with bipolar disorder during her treatment.NEWS, Disney Star Demi Lovato: I'm Bipolar,weblink Fox News Channel, News Corporation (1980–2013), News Corp., New York City, April 20, 2011, March 14, 2013, Lovato later said that she had used cocaine several times a day and smuggled cocaine onto airplanes.WEB,weblink Demi Lovato Admits: I Would 'Smuggle' Cocaine On Airplanes (Exclusive), Access Hollywood, December 25, 2015, File:Demi Lovato at the Democratic National Convention, July 2016 (cropped C).jpg|thumb|upright|Lovato speaking at the 2016 Democratic National Convention2016 Democratic National ConventionIn April 2011, Lovato became a contributing editor for Seventeen magazine, writing an article that described her struggles.NEWS,weblink Demi Lovato Opens Up About the Pressure to Be Perfect, Seventeen (American magazine), Seventeen, Hearst Corporation, New York City, April 14, 2011, April 19, 2011, dead,weblink" title="web.archive.org/web/20110417050727weblink">weblink April 17, 2011, In March 2012, MTV aired a documentary, (Demi Lovato: Stay Strong), about her rehab and recovery.WEB, X., Alexander,weblink Demi Lovato's 'Stay Strong' Documentary: Watch, Idolator (blog), Idolator, SpinMedia, San Francisco, California, March 7, 2012, May 31, 2013, She began work on her fourth album the following month.WEB,weblinkweblink" title="web.archive.org/web/20120407232620weblink">weblink Demi Lovato Starts Work on Her Fourth Album, Sawfnews. WordPress, April 5, 2012, April 7, 2012, November 1, 2012, In January 2013, it was reported that Lovato had been living in a sober-living facility in Los Angeles for more than a year because she felt it was the best way to avoid returning to her addictions and eating disorder.WEB, Demi Lovato: The Sober Living House Is My Home!,weblink TMZ, Time Warner, New York City, January 24, 2013, January 11, 2013, Lovato celebrated the six year anniversary of her sobriety on March 15, 2018.NEWS, Aniftos, Rania, Demi Lovato Celebrates 5-Year Anniversary of Her Sobriety,weblink March 15, 2017, Billboard (magazine), Billboard, Eldridge Industries, Los Angeles, California, March 16, 2017, In her 2017 YouTube documentary Demi Lovato: Simply Complicated, Lovato revealed publicly that her treatment at Timberline Knolls was not entirely successful, stating that she still struggled with alcoholism and a cocaine addiction in the year following her stint in the treatment centre and further revealing that she was in fact under the influence of cocaine while being interviewed about her sobriety for Demi Lovato: Stay Strong.WEB, Demi Lovato: Simply Complicated – Official Documentary,weblink YouTube, October 21, 2017, She stated: "I wasn't working my program. I wasn't ready to get sober. I was sneaking it on planes, sneaking it in bathrooms, sneaking it throughout the night. Nobody knew."NEWS, Armstrong, Megan, The 10 Most Honest Confessions From Demi Lovato's 'Simply Complicated' YouTube Documentary,weblink October 22, 2017, Billboard (magazine), Billboard, Eldridge Industries, Los Angeles, California, October 18, 2017, Lovato also stated that her drug and alcohol addictions caused her to not only nearly overdose several times, but later began to impact her ability to perform and promote her third studio album Unbroken, referencing a 2012 performance on the eleventh season of American Idol where she was severely hungover.NEWS, Demi Lovato Talks About Casual Sex and Cocaine Addiction in Her Revealing 'Simply Complicated',weblink October 22, 2017, Maxim (magazine), Maxim, Biglari Holdings, San Antonio, Texas, October 22, 2017, NEWS, Fowler, Brandi, Demi Lovato's Childhood Bullies Were So Intense They Petitioned for Her Suicide,weblink InStyle, Meredith Corporation, New York City, October 17, 2017, October 22, 2017, After her management team had expressed their intentions to leave her, Lovato agreed to resume treatment and counseling for her addictions, leading to her move to a sober-living facility in Los Angeles with roommates and responsibilities to help her overcome her drug and alcohol problems.On June 21, 2018, Lovato released "Sober" in which she revealed she had relapsed after six years of sobriety.WEB, Nick, Romano,weblink Demi Lovato confesses 'I'm not sober anymore' in new song, Entertainment Weekly, Meredith Corporation, New York City, June 21, 2018, July 28, 2018, On July 24, 2018, she was rushed to the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles after emergency services were called to her home due to an opioid overdose.WEB, Demi Lovato addresses addiction battle,weblink BBC News, BBC, London, England, August 6, 2018, August 9, 2018, She was reported to be stable and recovering later in the day.NEWS, Sandra, Gonzalez, Chloe, Melas, Lisa, Respers France,weblink Demi Lovato stable and recovering after apparent overdose, CNN, Turner Broadcasting Systems, Atlanta, Georgia, July 24, 2018, July 27, 2018, Lovato was reported to have overdosed on oxycodone laced with fentanylNEWS, Ross, Martha, Demi Lovato's overdose likely caused by drug laced with fentanyl, report says,weblink October 18, 2018, San Jose Mercury News, August 14, 2018, and was revived with naloxone.WEB, Ryan, Lisa, Demi Lovato Will Reportedly Be in Rehab for Several Months,weblink The Cut, October 18, 2018, August 14, 2018, She was hospitalized for two weeks and subsequently entered an in-patient rehab facility.WEB,weblink Demi Lovato Released From Hospital, Enters In-Patient Facility: Report, Billboard, January 4, 2019, In December 2018, Lovato took to Twitter to dismiss rumors about her overdose and went on to thank her fans, writing: "If I feel like the world needs to know something, I will tell them MYSELF. All my fans need to know is I'm working hard on myself, I'm happy and clean and I'm SO grateful for their support."WEB, Bonnie, Steirnberg,weblink Demi Lovato Responds to Rumors About Her Recovery, Billboard (magazine), Billboard, January 4, 2019, She went on to add that some day she'll "tell the world what exactly happened, why it happened and what my life is like today.. but until I'm ready to share that with people please stop prying and making up shit that you know nothing about. I still need space and time to heal."

Activism

Lovato is an active supporter of LGBT rights. When the Defense of Marriage Act was struck down in June 2013, she tweeted: "Gay, straight, lesbian, bi. ... No one is better than any one else. What an incredible day for California AND for equality."WEB, Blake, Emily, Lady Gaga, Demi Lovato Proclaim '#LoveIsLove' After Gay-Marriage Ruling,weblink MTV, June 26, 2013, Lovato later said: "I believe in gay marriage, I believe in equality. I think there's a lot of hypocrisy with religion. But I just found that you can have your own relationship with God, and I still have a lot of faith."WEB, Tang, Vivian, Demi's New Image? "[Neon Lights] Was My Grown-Up Sexy Video",weblink Cambio, November 24, 2013, November 22, 2013, On December 23, 2011, Lovato posted a message on Twitter criticizing her former network for airing episodes of Shake It Up and So Random! in which characters joked about eating disorders. Disney Channel publicity officials quickly took action, apologizing to Lovato and removing the episodes from the network's broadcast and video on demand sources after additional criticism (following Lovato's post) on the network's public-relations account.NEWS, Jessica, Derschowitz, Demi Lovato slams Disney Channel over eating disorder joke,weblink CBS News, December 26, 2011, December 26, 2011, Lovato identifies as a feminist.WEB, Chima, Simone,weblink Demi Lovato Gets Feminism Right, See the Celebs That Have Gotten It All Wrong!, August 8, 2014, E! Online, May 31, 2015, Lovato spoke at the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia about raising awareness for mental health,WEB,weblink Demi Lovato Performs AT DNC, Talks Mental Health Care, Variety (magazine), Variety, Penske Media Corporation, September 30, 2016, Johnson, Ted, July 25, 2016, and also performed at the March for Our Lives anti-gun violence rally in Washington, D.C. in March 2018.CBS Miami. "Demi Lovato Performs At March For Our Lives In Washington, D.C.". (March 24, 2018).Maria Pasquini. "Demi Lovato and Miley Cyrus Reunite at March for Our Lives: 'Happy to Stand with You'". People Music (May 2, 2017).In October 2019, Lovato was paid $150,000 by the Ministry of Jerusalem Affairs for a trip to Israel, where she was baptised in the Jordan River. After posting pictures on Instagram, she immediately received backlash due to the occupation of Palestine, but later insisted that it was meant to be a spiritual experience, not a political statement.NEWS,weblink Demi Lovato Apologizes for Accepting Controversial Trip to Israel, Spanos, Brittany, 2019-10-04, Rolling Stone, en-US, 2019-10-05,

Philanthropy

File:Demi Lovato May 2013.jpg|thumb|upright|right|Lovato at the SAMHSA's National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day on May 7, 2013]]In May 2009, Lovato was named an Honorary Ambassador of Education by the American Partnership For Eosinophilic Disorders.WEB,weblink Demi Lovato Accepts Eosinophilic Honorary Ambassador Award, Crushable, May 12, 2009, March 16, 2013,weblink" title="web.archive.org/web/20120531065317weblink">weblink May 31, 2012, dead, As part of her involvement with Disney's Friends for Change, Lovato, the Jonas Brothers, Miley Cyrus and Selena Gomez recorded the initiative's theme song ("Send It On") in 2009. The song debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 at number 20,PRESS RELEASE,weblink "Send It On," an anthem by the world's biggest teen stars, Miley Cyrus, Jonas Brothers, Selena Gomez and Demi Lovato, for Disney's "Friends for Change: Project Green," will debut on Radio Disney, Disney Channel, Disney.com and iTunes, August 6, 2009, Disney Channel Media Net, The Walt Disney Company, Burbank, California, August 20, 2009, DOC, dead,weblink" title="web.archive.org/web/20110511155245weblink">weblink May 11, 2011, and its proceeds were directed to environmental charities through the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund. Lovato and Joe Jonas recorded another song, "Make a Wave", for the charity in March 2010. She is also spokesperson for the Join the Surge Campaign!, DoSomething.Org and Joining the Surge by Clean & Clear; the latter is a national campaign encouraging teenagers to take action in their communities.WEB,weblink CLEAN & CLEAR® Skincare, Demi Lovato and DoSomething.org Join Forces to Start a Massive Movement Encouraging Teens to Give Back, PR Newswire, December 27, 2015, June 15, 2010, Lovato was featured in a January 2010 public-service announcement for Voto Latino to promote the organization's "Be Counted" campaign preparing for the 2010 United States Census.WEB,weblink Voto Latino campaign, January 10, 2010, Demi Lovato Daily, March 16, 2013,weblink" title="web.archive.org/web/20160110220730weblink">weblink January 10, 2016, dead, In October 2010 she was the spokeswoman for the anti-bullying organization, PACER.WEB,weblink Demi Lovato, PACER and Facebook® Team Up to Stop Cyberbullying During National Bullying Prevention Month, National Bullying Prevention Center, October 1, 2010, March 16, 2013, Lovato participated in the "A Day Made Better" school advocacy campaignWEB,weblink Demi Lovato Does 'A Day Made Better' School Advocacy Campaign, Sarah, Peel, BSCKids, October 7, 2010, March 16, 2013, dead,weblink" title="web.archive.org/web/20121114143446weblink">weblink November 14, 2012, and has supported DonateMyDress.org, Kids Wish Network, Love Our Children USA, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and City of Hope.WEB,weblink Demi Lovato's Charity Work, Events and Causes, Look to the Stars: The World of Celebrity Giving, March 10, 2013, In April 2012 she became a contributing editor of Seventeen magazine, describing her personal struggles to its female teenage audience. She became a spokesperson for the anti-bullying organization PACER and appeared on America's Next Top Model to speak out against bullying.WEB,weblink Demi Lovato America's Next Top Model, Ocean Up. As If Productions, July 27, 2011, In October Lovato was named the ambassador of Mean Stinks, a campaign focused on eliminating bullying by girls.WEB,weblink Demi Lovato Tackling Girl-To-Girl Bullying, One 'Mean' Girl At A Time, Cory Midgarden, MTV News. Viacom, September 24, 2012, March 16, 2013, In May 2013 she was cited for her dedication as a mentor to teens and young adults with mental-health problems at a National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day hosted by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration in Washington.WEB,weblink Demi Lovato Honored At National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day Event, Medicaldaily.com, May 8, 2013, August 22, 2013, Nadia-Elysse, Harris, In late June 2013 Lovato announced the creation of the Lovato Treatment Scholarship Program, named for her late father, to pay treatment costs for mentally-ill patients.NEWS,weblink Demi Lovato discusses father's death on 'Good Morning America', Lovece, Frank, June 27, 2013, Newsday, June 28, 2013, In August 2013, she traveled to Kenya for her 21st birthday to participate in a program of the international charity organization Free the Children.WEB, Nesbitt, Cherylann, Demi Lovato Celebrates 21st Birthday In Kenya During Me to We Volunteer Trip,weblink MTV Canada, April 5, 2017,weblink" title="web.archive.org/web/20160521080749weblink">weblink May 21, 2016, In May 2014, Lovato was named the LA Pride Parade Grand Marshal and the lead performer for NYC Pride Week for her contribution to the LGBT community. NYC Pride spokesperson Patti Diluigi said, "Demi Lovato is an amazing role model for today's youth, both LGBT and non-LGBT, for her activism in the area of equality, positive messaging on body image, and level of openness with her struggles. As a community, we're fortunate to have an ally like Demi."WEB,weblink NYC Pride, May 6, 2014, May 5, 2014, MULTI-PLATINUM SELLING RECORDING ARTIST, DEMI LOVATO GOES BICOASTAL FOR PRIDE, Lovato has also become the face of Human Rights Campaign's America's for Marriage Equality. For the announcement of the campaign, Lovato stated "Whether you're LGBT or straight, your love is valid, beautiful and an incredible love. So let's protect love and strengthen the institution of marriage by allowing loving, caring and committed same-sex couples to legally marry. Please join me and the majority of American citizens who support marriage equality."WEB,weblink Demi Lovato Face of Human Rights Campaign's Americans for Marriage Equality – Fuse, Fuse, August 26, 2015, On April 2, 2016, Lovato received the GLAAD Vanguard Award for making a significant difference in promoting equal rights for the LGBT community at the 27th GLAAD Media Awards ceremony.WEB,weblink Demi Lovato, Caitlyn Jenner Receive 2016 GLAAD Media Awards, Billboard (magazine), Billboard, Prometheus Global Media, April 4, 2016, May 11, 2016, The Hollywood Reporter, The Hollywood Reporter, {{as of|2015|September|}}, Lovato's name appears on the "Unclaimed Coogan" list, which is a fund for child actors whose earnings were partially withheld, but which remain unclaimed by the former child performers.WEB,weblink unclaimed Coogan list,weblink" title="web.archive.org/web/20160304083142weblink">weblink March 4, 2016, dead, File:Demi Lovato (Red carpet) - Global Citizen Festival Hamburg 07.jpg|190px|left|thumb|Lovato at the Global Citizen Festival in HamburgHamburgIn June 2016, Lovato was among the artists that signed an open letter to stop gun violence, created by Billboard.WEB,weblink An Open Letter to Congress from the Music Industry, June 26, 2016, Billboard (magazine), Billboard, That month, the Human Rights Campaign also released a video in tribute to the victims of the 2016 Orlando gay nightclub shooting; in the video, Lovato and others told the stories of the people killed there.WEB,weblink 49 Celebrities Honor 49 Victims of Orlando Tragedy | Human Rights Campaign, Hrc.org, June 30, 2016, NEWS, Rothaus, Steve, June 12, 2016, Pulse Orlando shooting scene a popular LGBT club where employees, patrons 'like family',weblink The Miami Herald, June 15, 2016, In January 2017, Lovato returned to Kenya to participate in working with We Movement to do work with women and children.WEB,weblink Demi Lovato Kenya Travel Pics We Movement Charity, January 13, 2017, January 20, 2017, Morgan, Baila, Refinery29, In March 2017, as a celebration of five-year anniversary of sobriety, Lovato donated money to Los Angeles-based charities, randomly selecting a group of causes based on their work, which included animal, LGBT and adoption rights.WEB,weblink Demi Lovato Celebrates Five Years of Sobriety by Hand Delivering Donations to Charities, McKenna, Aiello, March 21, 2017, March 19, 2017, Eonline.com, WEB,weblink Demi Lovato Celebrated Five Years Sober With A Selfless Act Of Kindness, de la Cretaz, Britni, March 19, 2017, March 21, 2017, Refinery29, On March 22, Lovato will be honored with the Artistic Award of Courage at The Jane and Terry Semel Institute's biannual Open Mind Gala, which recognizes those who raise awareness and reduce the stigma of mental health issues.MAGAZINE,weblink Demi Lovato to be Honored for Mental Health Advocacy, Washington, Arlene, March 3, 2017, March 21, 2017, Billboard (magazine), Billboard.com, Lovato partnered with Fabletics in May 2017 on limited edition activewear collection.MAGAZINE,weblink Demi Lovato Is Launching an Activewear Collection with Fabletics, May 8, 2017, Kim Duong, InStyle, The collaboration was in support of the United Nations Foundation's Girl Up campaign to fund programs "for some of the world's most marginalized adolescent girls."WEB,weblink Brace Your Wallets: Fabletics Is Launching a Collaboration With Demi Lovato, May 12, 2017, Dominique Astorino, PopSugar, WEB,weblink Demi Lovato Teams Up with Fabletics to Empower Young Girls, May 8, 2017, Faith Brar, Shape.com, On September 23, 2017, Lovato was named a Global Citizen ambassador for championing the mental health of thousands of children displaced within Iraq and other communities. Lovato and Global Citizen will fund the expansion of a Save the Children pilot program, Healing and Education through the Arts, to violence-scarred young people living around Kirkuk and Saladin Governorate, Iraq.NEWS,weblink Demi Lovato to help war-scarred children in Iraq, September 26, 2017, September 23, 2017, Associated Press, nydailynews, dead,weblink" title="web.archive.org/web/20170926143703weblink">weblink September 26, 2017,

Discography

Filmography

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! Year! Title! Role! class="unsortable" | Notes| 2008| Camp Rock| Mitchie Torres| Television film 2009| (Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience)| Herself| Concert film| Princess Protection Program| Rosie Gonzalez / Rosalinda María Montoya Fiore| Television film| 2010| (Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam)| Mitchie Torres| Television film| 2012| (Demi Lovato: Stay Strong)| Herself| Documentary 2017| (Smurfs: The Lost Village)SmurfetteHTTPS://VARIETY.COM/2016/FILM/NEWS/SMURFS-THE-LOST-VILLAGE-TRAILER-DEMI-LOVATO-1201866760/LAST=MCNARYDATE=SEPTEMBER 21, 2016ACCESS-DATE=MARCH 30, 2017, | Voice role| Louder Together| Herself| Documentary| (Demi Lovato: Simply Complicated)WORK=PEOPLE (MAGAZINE)>DATE=MAY 4, 2017LAST=FERNANDEZWORK=ELLE (MAGAZINE)>DATE=MAY 5, 2017LAST=RODULFOWORK=THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTERACCESSDATE=JUNE 20, 2017FIRST=RHONDA, | Documentary, also executive producer| 2018Charming (film)>Charming
JOURNAL=THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTERACCESSDATE=FEBRUARY 20, 2015FIRST=NICOLE, GALUPPO>FIRST=MIATITLE=SMITH GLOBAL MEDIA NABS ANIMATED FEATURES 'CHARMING,' 'GNOME ALONE'ACCESSDATE=JUNE 29, 2017, | Voice role| 2020Eurovision (film)>EurovisionDATE=20 AUGUST 2019LAST=BENNETTWORK=DEADLINE, | Netflix film">

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! Year! Title! Role! class="unsortable" | Notes| 2002–2004| Barney & Friends| Angelaseason 7)–(List of Barney & Friends episodes and videos#Season 8: 2003-2004|8))| 2006| Prison Break| Danielle Curtin| Episode: "First Down"| 2007–2008As the Bell Rings (American TV series)>As the Bell Rings| Charlotte AdamsList of As the Bell Rings (American TV series) episodes#Season 1 (2007–08)>season 1)| 2007| Just Jordan| Nicole| Episode: "Slippery When Wet" 2008(Jonas Brothers: Living the Dream){{Citation needed>date=August 2019}}| Herself| 3 episodesDisney Channel Games{{Citation needed>date=August 2019}}| Herself / Contestant| 5 episodes, part of Blue Team| 2009–2011| Sonny with a Chance| Sonny Munroe| Lead role 2010| Grey's Anatomy| Hayley May| Episode: "Shiny Happy People"| America's Next Top Model| Herself| Episode: "Diane von Furstenberg"| 2010–2011| (Extreme Makeover: Home Edition)| HerselfMAGAZINE=HOLLYWOOD REPORTER ACCESSDATE=2019-06-29, 2012| Punk'd| HerselfNick Cannon"{{Citation needed>date=August 2019}}2012 Teen Choice Awards>Teen Choice Awards| HerselfKevin McHale (actor)>Kevin McHale{{Citation needed|date=August 2019}}| This Is How I Made It| HerselfB.o.B"HTTP://WWW.MTV.COM/NEWS/2558324/THIS-IS-HOW-I-MADE-IT-TRAILER/DATE=SEPTEMBER 28, 2012WORK=MTV, | 2012–2013The X Factor (American TV series)>The X Factor| Judge / MentorThe X Factor (American season 2)>season 2–3| 2013–2014Glee (TV series)>Glee| DaniGlee (season 5)>season 5); 4 episodes| 2014Matador (American TV series)>Matador| Party Guestdate=August 2019}} 2015| RuPaul's Drag Race| Herselfdate=August 2019}}| (From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series)| Maiadate=August 2019}}| We Day| HostWe Day#2015>10th edition)| 2016| Victoria's Secret Swim Special| Herself / Musical Guestdate=August 2019}} 2017| One Love Manchester| Herself| Television special| Project Runway| Herselfdate=August 2019}}| The Voice of Germany| Herself / AdvisorThe Voice of Germany (season 7)>season 7; Yvonne Catterfeld's team{{Citation needed|date=August 2019}}| 2018| Keeping up with the Kardashians| Herself date=August 2019}}| 2019| The Bachelorette| HerselfThe Bachelorette (season 15)>After the Final Rose"{{Citation needed|date=August 2019}}| 2020| Will & Grace| JennyWill & Grace (season 11)>season 11)

Tours

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Awards and nominations

Demi Lovato has won several awards, including an award at the MTV Video Music Awards, one award at the ALMA Awards, five People's Choice Awards, a Billboard Women in Music award, a Guinness World Record and fourteen Teen Choice Awards. Lovato has received two Grammy Award nominations, four Billboard Music Awards nominations and three Brit Award nominations.{{Citation needed|date=August 2019}}

Bibliography

  • Staying Strong: 365 Days a Year, Feiwel & Friends (November 19, 2013), {{ISBN|978-1-250-05144-8}}
  • Staying Strong: A Journal, Feiwel & Friends (October 7, 2014), {{ISBN|978-1-250-06352-6}}

See also

References

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External links

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