Demi Lovato is a Grammy nominated and multi-platinum singer, songwriter, actress, advocate, philanthropist, and business woman. In addition, shes one of the biggest names on social media, with an engaged combined following of over 120 million.
Lovatos highly-anticipated fifth studio album, CONFIDENT, was released in 2015. Within hours of the release of the first single, Cool for the Summer, the anthem trended worldwide and hit #1 on iTunes in 37 countries. Her previous album, 2013s DEMI, hit #1 on iTunes in over 50 countries around the world with the lead single Heart Attack earning Platinum status just ten weeks after its release. Heart Attack was followed by the top 5 radio smash and platinum single Neon Lights, and her top 10 single Really Dont Care. The album supported two headlining tours (NEON LIGHTS and DEMI WORLD TOUR) which made stops throughout North America, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand.
In April 2017, Lovato played the voice of Smurfette in the Sony animated film, 'Smurfs: The Lost Village. Additionally, beyond the stage and the screen, in 2013, her book Staying Strong: 365 Days a Year, became a New York Times best-seller, and in 2014 she became a global ambassador for Sketchers.
In 2015, Lovato partnered with Episode, a leading mobile storytelling network, to make Demi Lovato: Path to Fame. Since launching, her story has been read over 225 million times.
As a result of her long time commitment to raising awareness around LGBT issues and causes, in 2016, Lovato became the recipient of GLAADs Vanguard award. She continues to be a global advocate for Mental Health. She is a co-owner of CAST Centers, a Los Angeles mental health and wellness treatment center, and in 2017 was honored with the Artist Award for Courage for her work in mental health by the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA.