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ONTD ORIGINAL: Ranking Demi Lovato's Singles

mayjailer did an ONTD Original ranking Selena Gomez's singles last October and I thought it was a great post. I also thought it would be fun to do one for Demi Lovato's singles and others (OK, one other poster) agreed. Well, I finally got around to doing it while we wait for that new music that Demi keeps dropping hints about. I grabbed every single (all 30) that she's released in any fashion as a single. Like mayjailer, I did not include "Send It On," a 2009 Disney's Friends for Change charity single with Lovato, Miley Cyrus, Jonas Brothers and Selena Gomez. So, without further ado...

DEMI LOVATO'S SINGLES RANKED (by me)

Took out spoiler cuts because I don't know if that was part of what was messing up the links.

#30. Instruction (Jax Jones and Stefflon Don Featuring Demi Lovato) -- This is fine, I sing along, but frankly, you could put any number of singers in place of Demi and it wouldn't make any difference.



Source:YouTube

#29. Really Don't Care (Featuring Cheryl Lloyd) -- It's fun, but she has better songs.



Source:YouTube

#28. Irresistible (Remix - Fall Out Boy Featuring Demi Lovato) -- I'm actually not all that familiar with FOB so didn't know the original, therefore this was new to me. It was OK. The video was cute, though.



Source:YouTube

#27. La La Land -- It's fun, it's boppy, but it's pretty superficial and fairly generic.



Source:YouTube

#26. I Believe (DJ Khaled Featuring Demi Lovato) -- This would actually be a lot higher were it not for the the DJ Khaled part. I love Demi's part, it's great vocally, I love the lyrics, the production, but the DJ Khaled stuff is... blech!



Source:YouTube

#25. Échame la Culpa (with Luis Fonsi) -- Sultry, fun song, but not as catchy as it could have been.



Source:YouTube

#24. This is Me (with Joe Jonas) -- I do love the song; I unapologetically love the Camp Rock movies. It's just not my favorite of their duets from the films.

*The video is the scene from the movie. They did release the song, but they didn't do a video for it.



Source:YouTube

#23. Neon Lights -- It's a fun, club-y song, but not particularly anything to write home about.



Source:YouTube

#22. Remember December -- This one took a bit of time to grow on me, but when it hit, it hit and it's one you just can't not sing along to. (At least I can't not.)



Source:YouTube

#21. Without a Fight (Brad Paisley Featuring Demi Lovato) -- I'm always surprised how much I like this when I hear it. I just think they sound good together.



Source:YouTube

#20. Solo (Clean Bandit Featuring Demi Lovato) -- This is just fun and catchy as all hell.



Source:YouTube

#19 Let It Go -- Yes, oversaturation to the max, but when you haven't listened to it in a while, it's good.



Source:YouTube

#18. Up (Olly Murs with Featuring Demi Lovato) -- Not released here in the U.S., but in the UK, and such an upbeat, lovely little love song.



Source:YouTube

#17. Made in the USA -- Cheesy, yes, but it's still sweet and a lotta fun to sing along to.



Source:YouTube

#16. Wouldn't Change a Thing (with Joe Jonas) -- I love this song so much. It's not higher because Joe's vocals are quite subpar compared to Demi's, but I still love the song.



Source:YouTube

*The video is the scene from the movie. They did release the song, but they didn't do a video for it.

#15. Fall in Line (Christina Aguilera Featuring Demi Lovato) -- Ugh, this would be so, so much higher, but it really bugs me that it ends on the male vocals giving the sexist orders. I just think it detracts from the feminist message of the song. Had it ended on Christina and Demi drowning out those voices in a triumphant chorus and then the quiet, serene notes it would have been perfect and this song would be top 10 (possibly top 5) easily. Ah well. As is, I do still like it, both singers are fabulous and they do sound great together.



Source:YouTube

#14. Sober -- Heartbreaking song, she sings it beautifully, {small voice} but the lyrics are a bit too on the nose for me. Sorry. Emotionally, as a fan, I feel so much for this song, but from an objective, critical point of view... that's where I'm coming from and I can't help but judge all songs this way.



Source:YouTube

#13. No Promises (Cheat Codes Featuring Demi Lovato) -- I am always surprised by how much I like this song. I feel like I shouldn't and even that I don't, but then I hear it... and I just really, really like it. It's so smooth and easy going down. The acoustic version is really pretty too. If you haven't heard it, check it out here.



Source:YouTube

#12. Get Back -- Classic pop-rock Demi and this still kicks.



Source:YouTube

#11. Give Your Heart a Break -- There's a reason this song was one of her biggest hits, it's endlessly catchy.



Source:YouTube

#10. Heart Attack -- I love the meaning of the song (got a crush, it's getting to her), the vocal acrobatics, and the transitions and production. Just love this.



Source:YouTube

#9. One and the Same (with Selena Gomez) -- I ridiculously love this song so much. It's fun, it's sweet, it's just so sing-along-able. I love it. Period.



Source:YouTube

#8. Here We Go Again -- Classic Demi and, well, there's a reason so many would love to see her explore that pop-rock sound again. This is a damn good example of why.



Source:YouTube

#7. Confident -- This is so good. I go for a while not listening to it and then go back and it hits again with its power: the message, the vocals, the everything. SO GOOD!



Source:YouTube

#6. Sorry Not Sorry -- It's so fun, it's so fun to sing along. It just snaps and hits. It's a bop.



Source:YouTube

#5. Cool for the Summer -- This like "Confident," is one that I appreciate every time I go back to it. It's such a bop, so sultry, teasing, fun and challenging. It's awesome.



Source:YouTube

#4. Stone Cold -- The message (loving someone so much you want the best for them even while you're in pain) is powerful, her vocals are incredible. It's just... chills.



Source:YouTube

#3. Tell Me You Love Me -- The power of her vocals completely slay me. The production of the song. I just love every single moment of this. I love it. All of it.



Source:YouTube

* Since the video is a mini-movie with dialogue throughout the song, here is a lyric video that is just the song (Source: YouTube).

#2. Don't Forget -- Old-school Demi combining soft pop and the rock-pop to fantastic results. It's just so good. I can listen to this over and over and over again.



Source:YouTube

#1. Skyscraper -- This is the first song I heard from Demi after I became a fan and it didn't disappoint. It holds such emotional resonance because of what she was going through. Lyrically it's so beautiful, the instrumentation reaches in and just grabs my soul. Everything works on a technical, musical level and emotionally, and as a fan, it devastates me in the best way possible.



Source:YouTube

ONTD, what is your favorite Demi single?
Tags: christina aguilera, demi lovato, jonas brothers, music video, ontd original, selena gomez
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