Demi Lovato

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Never did this young girl know that starring for a movie Camp Rock would make her a super star. Demi Lovata, born in Albliquerque, New Mexico, on August 20, 1992. This 20 year old has also showed the melody of her vocal cods by singing and making a debut album. Her descent is Irish, Italian and Hispanic. She has been home schooled like many other actors and actresses. Most of the time private teachers used to come to her home and teach her. Demi’s parents were divorced in 1994 (when she was just 2 years old). Her attachment with her mother grew as her father stayed in Mexico and her mother went to Dallas, Texas.

While she was being brought up by her mother, Dianna. Demi used to listen her while she was singing. That is where her ‘melody genes’ also expressed themselves. Demi, herself, admits that she got her voice from her ‘talented mother’. Residing within her young and energetic heart was a desire to become a professional singer. To fulfill her dream she started to compete in all local and state beauty pageants At the age of 10, she auditioned for Barney and Friends and got a role in this television program for children. This achievement at a young age boosted her confidence. It stirred her to put more effort in ‘acting’. Over the next couple of years, she worked hard to pursue her love for acting and singing.

In 2006, she attempted to make her way in bigger television series. Demi joined the cast of “Prison Break”, “Split Ends (Pilot)”, and “Just Jordan”. With the passage of time offers came for her. She accepted Disney Channel’s offer to be regular in the first season of their short show. In the show, she starred as Charlotte Adams, a girl who used to be dated by the male character, Danny Neilson. Demi Lovata rose to glory back in 2008 when she stepped into Disney’s musical smash for a television movie ‘Camp Rock’. Her participation with Jonas Brothers amplified her success. The first album “Get Back!”, remained up on the charts. In 2009, Demi moved forward with her second studio album “Here We Go Again”. It sent the young female singer to No. 1 on Billboard Hot 200. This was her best charting album till 2009.

At the age of 18, she sang her song on television for the first time during the ‘Do Something Awards’. Her performance received a standing ovation from the audience. The song was ‘Skyscraper’, which was from her third album ‘Unbroken’. This song had a special significance in her personal life. “To me ‘Skyscraper’ symbolizes the journey from a person I was to the happy healthy person that I am today, and the fact that people are able to rise above anything, despite the odds” – Demi’s interview to Seventeen Magazine. The third album was released on September 20, 2011 it swung to number one on iTunes in just 55 minutes. 96,000 copies of this album were sold in a week. Skyscraper, alone, sold 176,000 downloads in seven days after the release of the album.

Demi Lovato has also been involved in active campaigning in order to raise awareness about bulimia, body image and self-cutting issues. For this, she received recognitions from the U.S. Department of Health for her tireless works to help her peers, who are battling the same problems as her. Lovato’s life is surely that of a triumphant warrior who utilized her talents to make her life better.


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