By Justina Bonilla
YouTube Originals is set to premiere the exclusive 4-part documentary Demi Lovato: Dancing with the Devil about 28-year-old singer/songwriter/actress Demi Lovato on March 23, 2021.
Demi Lovato: Dancing with the Devil follows the last three years of Lovato’s life, most notably her near-fatal drug overdose in 2018. This dangerous medical emergency sadly led Lovato to suffer from 3 strokes and heart attack, which left her with brain damage and vision issues.
Directed and executive produced by Michael D. Rather, Demi Lovato: Dancing with the Devil gives the audience in-depth interviews with Lovato, Lovato’s family, friends, as well as music icons Sir Elton John and pop diva Christina Aguilera. Lovato also serves as the documentary’s executive producer alongside her manager Scooter Braun.
From a young age, Lovato showed impressive talent in music and acting. In 2002, Lovato began her professional acting career as the character Angela in Barney & Friends. Later, she became an actress for the Disney Channel in the series As the Bell Rings. Through the series was short lived, this opened the opportunity for two bigger Disney projects, most notably the TV film Camp Rock and the TV series Sonny with a Chance.
In 2008, Lovato began her successful music career, releasing her debut album Don’t Forget. Among Lovato’s six albums, three are certified gold (Don’t Forget, Here We Go Again, and Demi), while three are certified platinum (Unbroken, Confident, and Tell Me You Love Me) by the RIAA, the Recording Industry Association of America.
Lovato’s first documentary with YouTube, was the 2017 Demi Lovato: Simply Complicated. This documentary, in support of Tell Me You Love Me, Lovato’s sixth studio album, follows her life and career to that point.
Lovato recently released her latest single, What Other People People Say a collaboration with Australian singer-songwriter Sam Fischer. The single talks about staying true to oneself and not to mold yourself into what others think you should be. She is one of the most popular singers in contemporary pop music. On social media she is among the the most followed performers with 99.2 million followers on Instagram, 55.3 million followers on Twitter, and 16.7 million subscribers on YouTube.
Demi Lovato: Dancing with the Devil is produced by Marc Ambrose, directed by Michael D. Rather and airs on March 16, 20201 on YouTube Originals.
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