|“||[Ariana] has vocals that are just unbelievable, and I have so much respect for her because she is a true singer.||”|
– Demi on Ariana
Grande first tweeted that lovato sounded "amazing" on her single "Heart Attack." Shortly after, Grande's older brother Frankie Grande created a mash-up of Lovato and Grande's singles "Heart Attack" and "The Way". After hearing the mash-up, Lovato tweeted that she "loved it" and hinted that she wanted to collaborate with Grande.
In an interview with in July 2013, Lovato said that a collaboration with Grande was in the works.
In July 2015, Grande had her wisdom teeth removed so Lovato replaced her as the heading act for the 2015 MLB All-Star Game concert. Lovato performed her song "Made in the USA" and asked the crowd, "Who's proud to be an American?" Some fans believed Lovato was throwing shade at Grande because of her donut controversy where she said negative things about America. However, Lovato confirmed that she was not talking about Grande.
On February 19, 2019, after fans started believing Ariana and Demi has drifted apart as friends due to Ariana's more open friendship with Miley Cyrus, Ariana confirmed that she still talks to Demi everyday and that "lots of things happen offline."
On August 20th, Ariana helped celebrate Demi Lovato's 27th Birthday by attending a party she and Scooter Braun set up with other people at CapitalFM.
- 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 two.
- Ariana said while doing Yours Truly fun facts on Twitter, that she originally wanted "You'll Never Know" to be a girl power duet with Demi Lovato.
- ↑ Demi confirming her full name
- ↑ Ariana tweeting about Demi
- ↑ Demi tweeting about the mash-up of "The Way"
- ↑ Demi confirms she will duet with Ariana
- ↑ Billboard - Demi Lovato Reacts to Speculation She Shaded Ariana Grande
- ↑ Twitter - Confident album
- ↑ Mirror - Demi Lovato and Ariana Grande spend weekend at CHARLES MANSON'S 'murder' mansion
- ↑ Inquistir - Ariana Grande Visits Manson Murder House with Demi Lovato
- ↑ Yours Truly fun facts