Demetria Devonne "Demi" Lovato (born August 20, 1992) is an American actress and singer. She made her debut as a child actress in Barney & Friends. In 2008, she came to prominence as a starring cast member in the Disney Channel television film Camp Rock. She signed to Hollywood Records the same year, and released her debut studio album, Don't Forget, in September 2008. The album sold 89,000 copies in its first week, debuting at number 2 on the Billboard 200. It has since been certified Gold by theRecording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for sales of over 530,000. In 2009, Lovato was commissioned her own television series, Sonny with a Chance. That July, her second album, Here We Go Again, became her first to debut atop the U.S. Billboard 200, selling 108,000 copies in its first week and spawning the single of the same name which became her first to break the top 20 of theBillboard Hot 100, peaking at number 15.