Demi Lovato Covers ‘How To Love’ By Lil Wayne & Kelly Clarkson Approves

Demi Lovato, who was excited to get a compliment from Kelly Clarkson on Twitter, blows a kiss

Demi Lovato was excited to see a compliment from fellow Texan Kelly Clarkson on Twitter yesterday. The ‘American Idol’ season one champ told her followers (@kelly_clarkson) that she loved Demi’s cover of ‘How To Love’ by Lil Wayne for the Top 20 Live set she recorded at VH1. Kelly writes:

I just saw a video of Demi Lovato covering Lil’ Wayne’s song “How to love” (which happens to be my favorite song at the moment) and she is so freakin talented and killed it! I am very excited to see where her career goes because she’s got soul in what can be such a vanilla music industry …..thank you Demi!

Prompting Demi to respond (@ddlovato):

@kelly_clarkson wow thank you!!! I Got my soul from singing to your Thankful album NON-stop!!! Best compliment ever…

Watch the performance below.

Musical Peers React To Amy Winehouse Death On Twitter

A flood of reaction has come in via Twitter in the past hour plus after reports that Amy Winehouse was found dead in her North London home earlier today. The 27-year-old had battled drug addiction for years and early indications are that the cause of death was a drug overdose. The London Metropolitan Police said:

Police were called by London Ambulance Service to an address in Camden Square NW1 shortly before 16.05hrs today, Saturday 23 July, following reports of a woman found deceased. On arrival officers found the body of a 27-year-old female who was pronounced dead at the scene. Inquiries continue into the circumstances of the death. At this early stage it is being treated as unexplained.

Among the Tweets:

Amelle Berrabah of Sugababes (@Amelle_berrabah): Is it true about Amy Winehouse?
I really hope it isn’t

The Sirens (@OfficialSirens): Amy Winehouse found dead. Absolutely tragic. Is this true????
RIP Amy Winehouse – what an incredible talent – how utterly tragic. So sad.

The Ting Tings (@thetings): fu**ing awful tweet news about Amy Winehouse out!!! Someone say it’s not true… J

Kay Buchanan (@keisha_buchanan): Amy Winehouse ;-( heart breaking….
I’m so angry…I won’t say anymore. So sad :-(

Ferras Al Qaisi (@OhFerras): Shocked and filled with sadness. RIP Amy Winhouse.

Sky Ferreira (@skyferreira): RIP Amy Winehouse :(

Jessica Origliasso of The Veronicas (@Jessicaveronica): Horrible news about Amy Winehouse’s death. May she rest in peace. Such a talented lost soul.

Markus Feehily (@MarkusFeehily): I am devastated…so so devastated… RIP my hero Amy xx

Demi Lovato (@ddlovato): Amy Winehouse.. So sad. Unfortunately the world lost an incredibly talented woman to such a powerful disease… addiction. #RIP

Jessie J (@jessiejofficial): The way tears are streaming down my face. Such a loss. #ripamy

Dev (@DEVisHot): Seriously, my girl, Amy……

Lance Bass of *NSYNC (@LanceBass): Another talent dies at 27- RIP – Amy Winehouse.

Esmée Denters (@esmeeworld): RIP Amy Winehouse she will continue to inspire me

Christina Perri (@christinaperri): oh Amy. rest in peace now darling.


Demi Lovato ‘Skyscraper’ Video

Demi Lovato is out with the music video to her new single ‘Skyscraper’, the first release from the teen pop singer’s upcoming third album on Hollywood Records, which Demi announced to her Twitter followers earlier today will be out September 20th. Watch the Mark Pellington directed video via YouTube below.

Demi Lovato Burning Up With The Flu

Demi Lovato publicity photo

Demi Lovato has been suffering from the flu the past couple days, Tweeting her followers (@ddlovato) about her fever and one of her musical heroes, Billie Holiday. The 18-year-old, who shot a music video for her new single last week, writes:

I think I just got the flu…. Can’t. Move. So. Sick…. :(

So crazy… So weird how fast this came on.

Laying down on my couch burning up… Booooo!! :(

Watching one of my favorite movies about one of my all time favorite singers – Billie Holiday, Lady Sings The Blues..

That woman went through SO much.. She was SO strong.. Would’ve given ANYTHING to have met her.

So sick yet so happy and thankful…

Just got a vm from @travisrclark saying “I’m in la an you should stop being sick.” hahaha… Um thanks Travis, you’re so sweet?

Demi Lovato Sounds Off On Fiber One Bars Commercial

Demi Lovato on the microphone

Demi Lovato sounded off after seeing a commercial for Fiber One bars to her Twitter followers (@ddlovato) moments ago. The 18-year-old, who recently sought help for an eating disorder, didn’t like the tagline of the General Mills product. She writes:

Just saw a commercial for Fiber-One bars.. Their slogan literally was “Hungry, no. Results, yes.” Seriously.. What are we teaching people by

saying that? Not to eat to see results? Really disappointed. Yes losing weight for some people can be healthy, but it’s commercials like

that, that led me into thinking that not eating is okay. It’s NOT. There’s too much pressure on people these days to lose weight..

Not okay.. #realtalk.

Demi Lovato Shows Off Her Bikini Body

Demi Lovato holds the mic stand

Demi Lovato checked in with her Twitter followers (@ddlovato) on Monday (May 16) after posting an image of herself wearing a bikini. The singer and actress, who recently stepped back into the public eye after ending a rehab stint seeking help for “emotional and physical issues”, writes:

I’ve been working so hard to get healthy and fit.. I can’t believe I’m about to do this but I’m so excited.. Here’s my bikini time body!

I never thought I’d ever feel confident enough to ever to that. I’m excited how far I’ve come since being completely ashamed of my body..

I want any girl/guy out there who struggles with body image or confidence to know that it IS possible to find peace with yourself.

It hasn’t been easy, but it starts with a commitment to yourself.. Your mind.. And your soul. And trust me, I’m still working at it!! Haha

Demi Lovato Angry Over Tweet Equating Bipolar To Being “Psycho”

Demi Lovato with a guitar

Demi Lovato lashed out at a Twitter user named Michael Crook who commented, “So @ddlovato has admitted she’s bipolar. That, my fine feathered friends, is another word for ‘psycho’.” The 18-year-old said:

@michael_crook for an “author” an a “blogger”, that’s a pretty ignorant thing to say. Know your facts before you write them.

I can’t stand it when people make fun of the diseases so many people struggle from. Not something to joke about.

Also.. One more thing.. ALONG with making fun of illnesses or diseases, doing it over the internet only makes you more of a coward. Not to..

mention now you’ve performed the act of cyber-bullying. Something that is equally as wrong and unacceptable.. #NOH8 RT!!!

Pop Artists React To Osama bin Laden’s Death On Twitter

Several pop artists are reacting to news that Osama bin Laden was killed in a raid in Pakistan, announced earlier this evening by President Obama. Among them:

Katharine McPhee, seen here wearing a beanie, is happy about the death of Osama bin LadenKatharine McPhee (@katharinemcphee): Ummmm….so I just heard #OsamaBinLaden is dead. I don’t usually say this…but holy sh**!!!!! Is this true?
Its true!!! He’s dead!
I’m so happy….first the #royalwedding….now Bin Laden dead.

Shanna Crooks (@ShannaCrooks): So proud of our troops right now..Justice has been SERVED! Bin Laden, you got what you deserve. Goodbye. #TEAMAMERICA

Bonnie McKee (@BonnieMcKeee): Bin Laden’s dead!!!!
The president is fashionably late
I feel like I should be like, drinking a beer and eating nachos waiting for this announcement. #America #Fu**Yeah

Travis Garland (@TravisGarland): Osama is in for a rude awakening in the afterlife.

Marie Digby performs beside a bedMarie Digby (@mariedigby): Thinking about all of those who lost their lives on 9-11 and their families today. May they rest in peace. Osama Bin Laden is finally gone.

Josh Hoge (@JoshHoge): I wonder if someone actually killed bin Laden or if that Kim Kardashian song just made its way to his iTunes?

Michelle Branch (@michellebranch): Wow. Holy schnikey! Good riddance!

Jordin Sparks (@TheRealJordin): Is the news true??? If so, praise the Lord! Hopefully closure for so many!
Hmm….I just want #peace.

Demi Lovato (@ddlovato): USA I love my country.. We made history today…. Wow….. #isupportthetroups
I don’t care who disagrees, I support the troops of the United States of America.

Nick Lachey (@NickSLachey): Ding dong, the witch is dead!! It only took nearly 10 years, but bin laden is dead. The world is a better place my friends…..

Samantha Ronson (@samantharonson): Song Of The Day: Ding Dong The Witch Is Dead

Yasmin (@itsYasmin): Hey America, pics or it didn’t happen. #osamabinladen
I refuse to believe the Government didn’t know where he was for 10 YEARS?!
He’s probably been jamming in the mountains recording his album. Imagine dropping an album after this hype? No. 1 for sure.

Kate Voegele (@katevoegele): THANK YOU to the men and women of our military. What a wonderful day for our country.

Ayla Brown (@AylaBrown): Seriously this is a huge day in America history!!

Katy Perry gives Lady Gaga a kiss a while back as both artists were among many to react to the death of Osama bin Laden on TwitterLady Gaga (@ladygaga): Just landed. Watching CNN, what a historical moment in the fight against hatred.

Mason Musso (@TheMasonMusso): God bless the U.S.A…..we got that f$kR

Lauren Pritchard (@GrlCalledLauren): God bless all of the troops, their families and those lost in the many years before this day. My prayers are with you.

Katy Perry (@katyperry): AMERICA FU** YEAH, HERE TO SAVE THE MOTHER FU**IN DAY YEAH! #necessaryusageoftheFbombday
…Does anyone else find it strange that this is announced on May Day… I am relieved in some ways, but have a feeling of uncertainty now.

Rebecca Black (@MsRebeccaBlack): God bless America. God bless the world.

Demi Lovato Has Never Been Happier Or Healthier

Demi Lovato grabs the mic

Demi Lovato checked in with her Twitter followers (@ddlovato) on Saturday (April 23), talking about the fan reaction to her dramatic interview with Robin Roberts on ABC’s ‘Good Morning America’ and ’20/20′ on Friday. The 18-year-old writes:

Thank you all SO much from the BOTTOM OF MY HEART.. I shared my story with you all last night so that these issues may one day stop..

Let’s bring awareness to eating disorders, self-harm, bullying and bipolar disorder..

I’ve never been this healthy and happy in my life… I wish the same for ALL OF YOU!!! :D

Demi Lovato Opens Up To Robin Roberts On ‘GMA’ & ’20/20′

Demi Lovato’s interview with Robin Roberts aired on ABC’s ‘Good Morning America’ and ’20/20′ on Friday. The former ‘Sonny with a Chance’ star talked about being bullied, having an eating disorder, cutting herself, and the fight with one of her dancers that led to an intervention and the teen seeking treatment, where she learned she was bipolar. The ‘GMA’ portion of the interview and a clip of the ’20/20′ interview where Demi talks about the “instant gratification” of cutting can be viewed below, and check out the entire ’20/20′ interview at YouTube.