[Ariana] has vocals that are just unbelievable, and I have so much respect for her because she is a true singer.

– Demi on Ariana

Demetria Devonne "Demi" Lovato[1] (born August 20, 1992) is an American singer-songwriter, musician and actress. She is one of Ariana Grande's good friends.


Ariana first tweeted that Demi sounded "amazing" on her single "Heart Attack."[2] Shortly after, Ariana's older brother Frankie Grande created a mash-up of Demi's and Ariana's singles "Heart Attack" and "The Way". After hearing the mash-up, Demi tweeted that she "loved it" and hinted that she wanted to collaborate with Ariana.[3]

In an interview with in July 2013, Demi said that a collaboration with Ariana is in the works, which is titled Direct Contact. The song was supposed to be featured on Grande's debut album, Yours Truly but wasn't.[4]

In July 2015, Ariana had her wisdom teeth removed so Demi replaced her as the heading act for the 2015 MLB All-Star Game concert. Demi performed her song "Made in the USA" and asked the crowd, "Who's proud to be an American?" Some fans believed Demi was throwing shade at Ariana because of her donut controversy where she said negative things about America. However, Demi confirmed that she was not talking about Ariana.[5]

When Demi's album Confident was released in October 2015, Ariana tweeted that Demi's vocals were amazing.[6] Ariana and Demi were photographed together at the 2015 American Music Awards.

Ariana and Demi went hiking to the Charles Manson’s “murder” mansion in February 2016.[7][8]

Trivia Edit

  • Ariana originally performed the demo of the song "You're My Only Shawty" which ended up on Demi's 2011 album Unbroken. Some people have created a mashup duet between the 2. Some more call it an indirect duet.
  • Ariana and Demi collaborated on a song called "Direct Contact" which was intended for Ariana's debut studio album "Yours Truly" but didn't make the cut. Not a lot is known about the song.


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