Confident Album is by Demi Lovato, the American singer, songwriter and actress.
Her fifth album was released on the 16th October 2015 and features appearances by artists like American rapper Sirah and Australian rapper Iggy Azalea.
The album features a mixture of musical styles from dance-pop to gospel, with Demi co-writing most of the songs.
Confident received mostly positive reviews from critics. Some praised how the singer had matured as an artist with others calling the album a ” dynamic pop production. “
The album has been certified 2× Platinum in Brazil and Platinum in Canada.
In the United States and Mexico, Confident has been certified Gold by the Recording Industry Association of America ( RIAA ) and Asociación Mexicana de Productores de Fonogramas y Videogramas ( AMPROFON ) ( Mexican Association of Producers of Phonograms and Videograms, A.C.) for sales of 235,000 and 30,000 respectively.
At the 2017 Grammy Awards, Demi Lovato was nominated for Best Pop Vocal Album Award, losing out to Adele.
The lead single, ” Cool For The Summer ” was released on 1st of July 2015. The track is a fusion of pop and pop rock with a synthesised beat that runs throughout.
Demi described it as ” basically your go-to party anthem song. It’s definitely more grown-up than my other singles I’ve released. It’s sexy, it’s fun.”
The single had good chart success. In the United States, it reached a peak of number eleven on the Billboard Hot 100.
Outside of the US, it reached the Top Ten in New Zealand, United Kingdom, Scotland, Czech Republic, Mexico and Lebanon. In Ireland, Australia and Spain, it makes it into the Top Twenty.
The Confident album also had chart success. In the United States, it made its debut at number two on the Billboard 200 with sales of 98,000 units in the first week, 77,000 of those were physical album sales.
In the United Kingdom, the album entered and peaked on the UK Albums Chart at number six, her highest chart position in the country to date.
The Album was also a success in Canada; there it topped the Billboard Canadian Albums Chart.
It reached the Top Ten in Argentina, Australia, Belgium ( Flanders ), Netherlands, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Scotland and Spain.
About Demi Lovato
Demetria Devonne Lovato was born on the 20th of August 1992 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Demi made her acting debut in Seasons seven to eight of children’s TV series Barney & Friends, playing the role of Angela.
She rose to fame in 2008 when she starred in the Disney Channel television film Camp Rock. The film, about an aspiring young musician, also starred the Jonas Brothers and is all time third most successful Disney Channel Original Movie regarding views.
Demi’s debut album, Don’t Forget, was released on the 23rd of September 2008. In the United States, the album reached number two on the Billboard 200 and had been certified Gold by the Recording Industry Association of America ( RIAA ) for sales of 549,000 units. In Canada, it reached number nine.
In the past, Demi has suffered from depression, an eating disorder, self-harming and bullying. She actively supports gay rights and describes herself as a feminist. Her music is considered to be pop, pop rock and R&B.
To date, Demi Lovato’s Album releases are six studio, two video and two Soundtrack albums. She has also released three Extended Plays, twenty-six singles and thirty-three music videos.
As a multi-award-winning recording artist, Demi has won many awards including one ALMA ( American Latino Media Arts ), one ASCAP Pop Music, one Billboard Women in Music and one MTV Video Music Award.
Demi Lovato has sold over 2.4 million albums in the United States alone during her career.
Confident Album Track Listing:
1. Confident [Explicit]
2. Cool for the Summer
3. Old Ways
4. For You
5. Stone Cold
6. Kingdom Come [feat. Iggy Azalea]
7. Waitin for You [feat. Sirah] [Explicit]
8. Wildfire [Explicit]
13. Mr. Hughes
14. Cool for the Summer (Jump Smokers Remix) [Explicit]
15. Cool for the Summer (Suraci Remix)