Starting out as a child star on Barney & Friends in 2002, Demi Lovato rose to fame with her role in Camp Rock, a Disney Channel television film. This was followed by the release of her first single “This Is Me,” which reached No. 9 on the Billboard Hot 100. Thanks to that, she soon signed with Hollywood Records and began working on her debut album, Don’t Forget. Today, she is a Grammy nominated, multi-platinum artist, philanthropist and a business woman – all at just 25 years of age. The Albuquerque-born artist is now all set to give a series of performances in multiple cities, alongside other big names such as Nick Jonas, Charlie Puth and Taylor Swift. Fans are already lining up to get these Demi Lovato tickets – what are you waiting for?
Early Life and Career Beginnings
Lovato started out with interest in music and acting at the same time. Her role in Barney & Friends as a child star is what started her acting career. This was followed by major roles in Disney Channel’s Camp Rock and Sonny with a Chance in 2007. After wrapping up her Demi Live! Warm Up Tour, Lovato released her debut album, Don’t Forget, in 2008. The album was a big success as it debuted at number two on the Billboard 200 and was certified gold by the RIAA.
Here We Go Again
After brief musical stints, such as the charity single for Disney’s Friends for Change, alongside the Jonas Brothers, Selena Gomez and Miley Cyrus, Lovato returned to the studio to begin working on her second album, Here We Go Again. The album was released on July 21, 2009 and debuted at the top of Billboard 200. This album release was followed by a 40-city long tour across the US, called Live in Concert. The tour also featured other names such as David Archuleta, Jordan Pruitt and KSM. Soon after this, the budding artist went on her first international tour, the South American Tour.
Unbroken and Subsequent Work
Lovato’s third album, Unbroken, was released in September, 2011 and saw her experiment with a new R&B sound. Unbroken peaked at number four on the Billboard 200 and was eventually certified gold. The second single from this album, “Give Your Heart a Break” was certified three times platinum by the RIAA and was a massive success for the pop artist.
The next album, Demi, was released in 2013 and saw a further shift in her musical style. A dominant influence of synthpop and bubblegum pop was present in the album. This album debuted at No. 3 on Billboard 200, selling 110,000 copies within the first week. Demi’s fifth album, Confident, was released in October 2015 and debuted at number two on the Billboard 200. Lovato’s most recent work, Tell Me You Love Me, was released in September 2017, opening at No. 3 on the Billboard 200.
Influences and Artistry
Lovato has listed several artists as her influences, with Kelly Clarkson and Christina Aguilera being the biggest ones. Other artists she has drawn inspiration from include Britney Spears, Keri Hilson, Aretha Franklin, Jennifer Lopez, Rihanna, Mariah Carey, Gladys Knight and Whitney Houston. John Mayer has been a huge influence in terms of songwriting and lyrical content.
Demi’s voice has received a lot of praise from various critics for its diversity and range. Sophie Schillaci of The Hollywood Reporter says that Demi “has a voice that can silence even the harshest of critics. Something not often found in her peers.”
Ryan Tedder, the lead singer of OneRepublic, also praised her work stating, “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.”
Awards and Other Endeavors
During her career, Lovato has achieved tremendous amounts of success and has been rewarded repeatedly for it. She has won more than 60 awards at just 25 years of age. These awards include an MTV Video Music Award, ALMA Award, five People’s Choice Awards, fourteen Teen Choice Awards and one Latin American Music Award. In addition to these, she has also been nominated for multiple prestigious honors such as the Billboard Music Awards, Brit Awards and the Grammy Award.
Besides music, television and film, Lovato has also been a judge on The X Factor, alongside Simon Cowell and Britney Spears. She also did a brief role in the television series, Glee in 2013. She also appeared as a guest judge on RuPaul’s Drag Race.
Giving Back to the Society
Lovato is a big believer in contributing to the society and has been involved with various social and environmental causes since the beginning of her career. She has been an advocate for the LGBT community and women rights. In addition to that, she was part of the Human Rights’ Americans for Marriage Equality Campaign. Lovato also holds the GLAAD Vanguard Award for her participation in promoting equal rights for LGBT people.
Demi Lovato Tour Tickets
For her fans, the good news is that Lovato is all set for a series of musical performances in the upcoming days. She will be performing at the SAP Center in San Jose on 30th November, 2017, followed by shows in Inglewood, New York, Rosemont, Atlanta and Sunrise. If you want to catch her live, you need to get your hands on these Demi Lovato tour tickets at the earliest.