->''Go and try to tear me down''

Demi Lovato (born August 20, 1992) is an American actress and singer-songwriter. She is best known for her roles as Mitchie Torres in the Disney Channel Original Movie ''Film/CampRock'' and its sequel ''Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam'', and as Sonny Munroe in ''Series/SonnyWithAChance''. Lovato starred in the 2009 movie ''Film/PrincessProtectionProgram''. Before Creator/DisneyChannel, she was one of the kids on ''Series/BarneyAndFriends''.

[[{{IdolSinger}} As a solo musical artist]], Lovato released her debut album ''Don't Forget'' on September 23, 2008. The album debuted at #2 on the Billboard 200, selling 89,000 copies in the first week. It has since sold over 473,000 records in the US. Demi stated in an interview that the album was recorded in ten days. Lovato released her second album, ''Here We Go Again'', on July 21, 2009. The album debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200, selling 108,000 copies in the first week.

Her third album, ''Unbroken'', was released on September 20, 2011. It debuted at #4 on the Bilboard 200, selling 96,000 copies in the first week. It is a [[NewSoundAlbum New Sound]] RAndB and electropop album, and she promoted the album with the "A Special Night with Demi Lovato" tour. After this, she aired an MTV special ''Stay Strong'', in which she discussed her many issues in-depth and admitted it may take a lifetime to recover from her issues. Joined the American version of ''Series/TheXFactor'' with Music/BritneySpears as a judge and while there created the group, FifthHarmony. Her fourth album, ''Demi,'' was released in early 2013. In the fall of 2013 she began guest-starring on ''Series/{{Glee}}'' as Santana's new love interest Dani.

She sang the pop version of "[[IAmBecomingSong Let It Go]]" from ''Disney/{{Frozen}}''.

Compare to her Japanese counterpart [[MayNakabayashi May'n]].

[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NbxLVdUltiI She has apparently been around since the 70's.]]
* Don't Forget (2008)
* Here We Go Again (2009)
* [[NewSoundAlbum Unbroken]] (2011)
* Demi (2013)
!! Tropes that apply to Demi Lovato's work:
* AlbumTitleDrop: The ''Don't Forget'', and ''Here We Go Again'' songs.
** Also ''Demi'', which is dropped by Cher Lloyd on "Really Don't Care".
** The "Unbroken" song.
* AllGirlsWantBadBoys: "Trainwreck".
* AntiLoveSong: "Heart Attack", "Without the Love".
* AwardBaitSong: "Two Pieces" and "Nightingale".
** "Gift Of A Friend" from the ''TinkerBellAndTheLostTreasure'' soundtrack.
* BreakupSong: "Everytime You Lie", "Don't Forget", "Gonna Get Caught", "Everything You're Not", "Mistake", "In Real Life", "Really Don't Care".
* TheCastShowoff: In both {{Camp Rock}} and {{Sonny With A Chance}}.
* CelebCrush: She's said hers is William Beckett from The Academy Is...
* CoolBigSis: Dallas Lovato is this to Demi, Demi is this to half-sister Madison De La Garza.
* CoverVersion: "[[ChristinaAguilera Mercy On Me]]", "[[AvrilLavigne Daydream]]", "[[LilWayne How To Love]]".
* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: The "[[FlippingTheBird stick one finger in the air]]" line in "Really Don't Care".
* HopelessSuitor: The subject of "Something That We're Not".
* JustFriends: "Give Your Heart a Break", her hit in 2012, is about a girl trying to convince a male friend that they should be more.
* MelismaticVocals
* MoodWhiplash: ''Unbroken'' falls halfway between hip-hop party anthems and CreatorBreakdown fueled ballads. [[JustifiedTrope Justified]] as her breakdown occurred in-between the recording the album.
* NewSoundAlbum: ''Unbroken'' has a more electro and R&B/Hip-Hop sound to it compared to her two previous albums, which were more rock oriented.
* PrecisionFStrike: There's a video of her rapping a song by Drake feat. Big Sean, and she shouts "HOE, SHUT THE FUCK UP!" along with the music. It didn't attract anywhere near as much controversy as expected.
** Demi actually curses a lot in real life, even if she normally doesn't in her music.
* PromotedFanGirl: worked with John Mayer, William Beckett JR of The Acadamy Is and Jon [=McLaughlin=] for Here We Go Again. Working with BritneySpears for XFactor.
* PowerOfFriendship: "Two Worlds Collide" about her relationship with SelenaGomez.
* RealLifeWritesThePlot: Because of personal issues, she didn't return to SonnyWithAChance, causing the series to do a ReTool into ''Series/SoRandom''.
* RockStarSong: "La La Land".
* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: ''Everytime You Lie", "Mistake", "Everything You're Not''.
* SelfBackingVocalist: Not always, but it does happen (e.g. 'Catch Me'). Otherwise, she's had people like the Jonas Brothers and Kara [=DioGuardi=] as her backing singers in the studio.
* SelfEmpowermentAnthem: "Skyscraper"
---> You can take everything I have/You can break everything I am
---> Like I'm made of glass/Like I'm made of paper
---> Go on and try to tear me down
---> I will be rising from the ground/Like a skyscraper/Like a skyscraper
* SelfTitledAlbum: Her FOURTH album.
* SillyLoveSongs: "Catch Me", "Trainwreck", "Hold Up", "In Real Life", "Unbroken", "Lightweight", "Stop the World", "My Love Is Like A Star", "Made in the USA", "Neon Lights", "Two Pieces", "Nightingale", "Never Been Hurt".
* StalkerWithACrush / ObsessionSong: ''Until You're Mine'' treads the fine line between both of these concepts.
* SlapSlapKiss: "Get Back", "Here We Go Again".
* SurprisinglyGentleSong: "For The Love Of A Daughter" and "Skyscraper" provide calm thoughtful moments on the Unbroken album.
* TakeThat: ''La La Land'' is aimed at Hollywood AND Disney for their need to artificially perfect their teen idols.
** ''For The Love of A Daughter'' to her father.
** ''Everytime You Lie'' to the guy who did those things to her.
** ''Really Don't Care'' appeared to be one to JoeJonas (though they're since reconciled).
* TitleTrack: Her first three albums all have one.
* AWildRapperAppears: Music/CherLloyd in the bridge of "Really Don't Care" plays with this - she's not a rapper on her own, and the first half of said bridge has her singing and not rapping, but the second half has the latter.
* YourCheatingHeart: "Gonna Get Caught", "Everytime You Lie", "Solo", "U Got Nothing On Me", "World Of Chances"
---> ''I'll come rising from the ground, like a skyscraper'''