Lovato in 2009
|Birth name||Demetria Devonne Lovato|
|Born||August 20, 1992
Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.
|Genres||Teen pop, Pop, R&B, Pop rock|
|Occupations||Actress, singer, songwriter, dancer, guitarist, pianist|
|Instruments||Vocals, guitar, piano|
|Years active||2002 — present|
|Associated acts||Selena Gomez, Miley Cyrus, Jonas Brothers, Sterling Knight|
Demetria Devonne "Demi" Lovato (born August 20, 1992) is an American singer and actress. Lovato was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico and grew up in Dallas, Texas. Her recent hit songs are Heart Attack and Made in the USA.
As a solo musical artist, Lovato released her first album Don't Forget on September 23, 2008. The album started at number two on the Billboard 200. It sold 89,000 copies in the first week. It has since shipped over 500,000 copies. This earned it a gold certification in the United States. Lovato released her second album, Here We Go Again, on July 21, 2009. The album started at number one on the Billboard 200. It sold 108,000 copies in the first week. Her third studio album, Unbroken, was released on September 20, 2011. It peaked at number four on the Billboard 200. She is working on her fourth studio album.
Albums[change | edit source]
- 2008 - Don't Forget
- 2009 - Here We Go Again
- 2011 - Unbroken
- 2013 - Demi
Acting[change | edit source]
In the summer of 2007, Lovato auditioned for the Disney Channel television movie Camp Rock and the television series Sonny with a Chance in the same day and got both parts. When she was younger, she was on the show Barney & Friends. In Fall 2012, Lovato will be a judge on the second season of the American version of The X Factor. One of her best friends was Selena Gomez.
Personal life[change | edit source]
Filmography[change | edit source]
|2008||Camp Rock||Mitchie Torres||Disney Channel Original Movie
Nominated—Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Movie – Leading Young Actress
|2009||Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience||Herself||Concert film|
|2009||Princess Protection Program||Princess Rosalinda||Disney Channel Original Movie
Teen Choice Award for Choice Summer TV Show
Nominated—Teen Choice Award for Choice Summer – TV Star-Female
Nominated—Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries, or Special – Leading Young Actress
|2010||Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam||Mitchie Torres||Disney Channel Original Movie
Hollywood Teen TV Awards for Best Actress
People's Choice Award for Favorite Family TV Movie
|2002–2004||Barney & Friends||Angela||Recurring role|
|2006||Prison Break||Danielle Curtin||"First Down" (season 2: episode 4)|
|2006||Split Ends||Herself||1 episode|
|2007–2008||As the Bell Rings||Charlotte Adams||Main role, Season 1|
|2007||Just Jordan||Nicole||"Slippery When Wet" (season 2: episode 6)|
|2008||Jonas Brothers: Living the Dream||Herself||(season 2, episode 3)|
|2008||Studio DC: Almost Live||Herself||Second show|
|2008||Disney Channel Games 2008||Herself||Third annual|
|2008||Disney Channel's Totally New Year 2008||Herself||Disney Channel special New Year's event|
|2009–2011||Sonny with a Chance||Allison "Sonny" Munroe||Lead role|
|2010–2011||Extreme Makeover: Home Edition||Herself||"The Williams Family" (season 7: episode 23)
"The Walker Family" (season 9: episode 9)
|2010||Grey's Anatomy||Hayley May||"Shiny Happy People" (season 6: episode 22)
People's Choice Award for Favorite TV Guest Star
|2010||America's Next Top Model||Herself||(1 episode) Guest appearance|
|2011||Keeping Up with the Kardashians||Herself||"Kim's Fairytale Wedding: A Kardashian Event, Part 2" (season 6: episode 15)
Uncredited (guest at Kim's wedding)
|2011||MTV's New Year's Eve||Herself||Host|
|2012||Demi Lovato: Stay Strong||Herself||MTV Special|
|2012||Demi Lovato: Give Your Heart a Break||Herself||E! Special|
|2012–present||The X Factor USA||Judge||Musical talent show|
|2012||Born to Be: Demi Lovato||Herself||Released in Canada, released by MuchMusic|
|2012||2012 Teen Choice Awards||Herself||Host, broadcasted by Fox|
References[change | edit source]
- "Recording Industry Association of America". RIAA. http://www.riaa.com/goldandplatinumdata.php?resultpage=1&table=SEARCH_RESULTS&action=&title=&artist=demi%20lovato&format=&debutLP=&category=&sex=&releaseDate=&requestNo=&type=&level=&label=&company=&certificationDate=&awardDescription=&catalogNo=&aSex=&rec_id=&charField=&gold=&platinum=&multiPlat=&level2=&certDate=&album=&id=&after=&before=&startMonth=1&endMonth=1&startYear=1958&endYear=2011&sort=Artist&perPage=25. Retrieved 2011-07-27.
- "Demi Lovato First Single Announcement". Demi Lovato. http://twitter.com/ddlovato/status/1957085257. Retrieved 2009-05-29.[dead link]
- Demi Lovato Debuts At No. 1 On Billboard 200, But Michael Jackson Still Reigns
- Moser, John J. (2009-06-22). "Disney singing sensation Demi Lovato ready for new album, first tour as headliner". The Victoria Advocate (Victoria Advocate Publishing Co.). http://www.victoriaadvocate.com/news/2009/jun/22/bc-mus-demilovatoaa-_-entertainment/?entertainment&national-entertainment. Retrieved 2011-07-20.
- Janice Johnston (2011-04-19). "Demi Lovato Interview: Teen Star Opens Up on Bulimia, Cutting Issues". ABC News. http://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/demi-lovato-interview-teen-star-opens-bulimia-cutting/story?id=13405090&page=1. Retrieved 2011-04-19.
- "'Disney' Star Demi Lovato: I'm Bipolar". Fox News. 2011-04-20. http://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/2011/04/20/disney-star-demi-lovato-im-bipolar/.
- Britney Spears v Demi Lovato
- Cotlier, Sharon (2010-03-13). "Demi Lovato Confirms She's Dating Joe Jonas". People. http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20351501,00.html. Retrieved 2010-03-13.