Demi Lovato to perform in Istanbul

Famous American singer and actress Demi Lovato will be performing at Ülker Sports Arena with her popular song “Heart Attack” on November 16, 2014.

Twenty-thirteen proved to be a career defining year for Demi Lovato, “Demi” became her most ground breaking international album to date, her book, “Staying Strong: 365 Days A Year” became a New York Times best-seller, she returned to television as a judge and mentor on “The X-Factor” and starred in Fox’s hit series “Glee”, she collaborated on an innovative nail line, and continued to support charities close to her heart.

Demi, Lovato’s fourth album on Hollywood Records released on May 14, 2013 is her most personal album to date as Demi co-wrote nearly every song on the album, along with a team of top producers and writers, Priscilla Renea, Ryan Tedder, Emanuel “Eman” Kiriakou, Carl Falk, Rami Yacoub, Savan Kotecha, Ali Tamposi, The Monsters & Strangerz, Jonas Jeberg, Anne Preven, and Matt Rad.) The album debuted at #3 in the U.S., making it her fourth top ten debuting album. It has already reached #1 on iTunes in over 50 countries since its debut.

Spurred by first-week sales of 215,000, “Heart Attack”, the first single off Demi debuted at #1 on the iTunes’ chart in over 25 countries (including the U.S.) and #12 on the Billboard Hot 100. The single achieved Gold status in the U.S. and Canada within just four weeks of its release, and achieved Platinum status in the United States and Canada within just 10 weeks of its release. Produced by The Suspex and co-written by Lovato, “Heart Attack” became the most added song on Top 40 Radio in the U.S. the week it premiered, and the music video has racked up over 167 Million views being VEVO Certified in September 2013.

Fox also announced that Lovato would return as a judge and mentor on “The X Factor”, the hit television singing competition franchise, which launched its third season in the fall of 2013. As the youngest judge and mentor, Lovato brought a fresh perspective to the panel and received praise from critics for her banter with Cowell, spot-on critiques, genuine encouragement and active involvement as a judge. Each week, viewers watched as she worked with her mentees and developed a personal relationship with each. Continuing her affiliation with Fox, Lovato also has a reoccurring role in Season 5 of the hit series, “Glee”, playing a struggling NYC-based singer and artist.

In the midst of her professional milestones, Lovato remains devoted to giving back. In June, she partnered with Cast Recovery to create of The Lovato Treatment Scholarship Program in honor of her late father. The scholarship aims to sponsor someone who is struggling with mental health and/or addiction issues in order to help them seek the right treatment. She also serves as an official Ambassador for the youth empowerment event We Day and the organization Free the Children, which works domestically and internationally to empower young people to remove barriers that prevent them from being active local and global citizens. This past summer, Lovato celebrated her 21st birthday traveling to Kenya to participate in a Me to We Trip, sponsored by Free the Children. During her stay there, she spent time getting to know the local students and working alongside local community members to help build a new Free The Children school.

With much on the horizon in 2014, Lovato started the year with a bang – winning People’s Choice Awards’ “Favorite Female Artist” and “Favorite Fan Following” over artists such as Britney Spears, Pink, Katy Perry, Selena Gomez, Lady Gaga and One Direction.

Over the past few years, Lovato’s fans have only become more supportive. Lovatics, as they call themselves, have proved to be dedicated followers on all social media platforms. Lovato has developed incredible support across her various networks, allowing her to engage and communicate directly with her fans across the globe. Lovato’s Facebook page has over 31 million likes, and her Twitter handle has over 21.3 million followers.

Author: istanbul

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