Demi Lovato (also known as Demetria Devonne Lovato) is an actress, singer, and songwriter who was born on August 20, 1992 in New Mexico. Active in the entertainment industry since she was 10 years old, she is best known for her pop and pop rock musical career.
Demi began her career as an actress, and was part of the show Barney & Friends from 2002 to 2004. In 2008, she acted in the Disney Channel series Camp Rock. During this time, she also released her debut single “This is Me”. This song reached number nine on the US Billboard Hot 100 charts.
Due to the success of Camp Rock and “This is Me”, Demi quickly became a household name. This landed her a contract with Hollywood Records, and she released her debut album in 2008. It was called Don’t Forget. The album peaked at number two on the US Billboard 200.
While experiencing a flourishing music career, Demi was also cast in another TV series called Sonny with a Chance. Soon after that, she released her second album called Here We Go Again. This was her first album to reach the top of the Billboard 200 chart. She was also once again cast for another installment of the Disney television series Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam.
Her career was put on hold in 2010 due to some personal issues. During this time, she entered a treatment center for addiction and an eating disorder. She was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. After completing treatment, she continued to work on her third album called Unbroken. This album was released in 2011, and in it she discussed some of her personal issues. In 2012 and 2013, she was cast as one of the judges on the American version of The X Factor.
Over the next few years, Demi Lovato released three more albums: Demi in 2013, Confident in 2015, and Tell Me You Love Me in 2017. The lead single from Tell Me You Love Me, “Sorry Not Sorry”, is the highest charting single of her career so far. It peaked at number 6 on the US charts.