Listen to Demi Lovato Billboard interview HERE! On becoming a pop star: ‘I don’t know how I did it, honestly. I’m open with issues, which makes me relatable. I never did the whole sexy route. I just don’t feel comfortable onstage in risque clothes.‘ Contestant advice: ‘If they don’t grab me in 10 seconds, I think, ‘Done.”
2:45 — Britney or Simon? Who would L.A. and Demi rather be stuck on a desert island with?
4:55 – Demi discusses the importance of film & TV in her career: “I can’t remember the last music video I really watched.”
6:50 – L.A. on why the decline of music sales has been a “blessing in disguise” to the industry
8:54: Demi on the “15 years of knowledge” she’s gained and why she keeps her film and TV careers separate.
11:30 — L.A. discusses the danger of “celebrity” and recalls career advice from Bootsy Collins: “Never read your own press”
0:45 – L.A. on discovering new material: “If it’s great, it had better be great in the first 30 seconds.”
4:46: Demi reveals the “X Factor” contestant who made the best first impression.
7:00 – What adults have over the kids: “The adults have a bag of tricks. They know how to give it their best shot.”
8:28 – L.A. on improving the relationship between music & film: “I would love for the music to be considered earlier in the process.”
1:00 – L.A. on publishers/songwriters finding unique ways to deliver potential hits: “If you’re as talented as you believe you are, then you probably are as equally creative.”
3:10 – LA on developing style: “You don’t have a style until you have a song that people love.”
5:07 – Demi reflects on her artistic choices: “I never did the whole sexy route. I just don’t feel comfortable onstage in risque clothes.”
6:49 – Demi discusses the “blessing and curse” of fame and having her personal issues made public
8:00 – L.A. reveals missed career opportunities: “I don’t know why I didn’t think of Beats [headphones].”