Though she’s fortunately relationship actor Max Ehrich, Demi Lovato has been in a few high-profile relationships earlier than. Her longest and most notable was with one other actor: Wilmer Valderrama, greatest identified for the TV collection That ’70s Show. The couple dated on-and-off for six years, from 2010-2016, earlier than calling it quits.
The years through which Valderrama and Lovato had been linked had been a number of the largest in her musical profession. So which of her hit songs are about him? Here’s what we all know, utilizing anecdotes and information from Billboard.
‘Tell Me You Love Me’
The second and closing single off Lovato’s sixth studio album of the identical identify is “Tell Me You Love Me.” The music, launched in 2017 for the album and later as a promotional single, peaked at No. 53 on the Billboard Hot 100, spending 20 weeks on the chart.
Because Lovato doesn’t have a songwriter credit score on “Tell Me You Love Me,” it’s laborious to say this one is about Valderrama. However, at a Q&A forward of the album’s launch, she stated, “The first time I heard it, it really stuck with me because at the time I was going through a breakup…It’s about the vulnerability of coming out of a very serious relationship and having a tough time with it.”
In 2013, Lovato put out her fourth studio album, Demi. The lead single off the album was “Heart Attack,” which peaked at No. 10 on the Billboard Hot 100. It spent 20 weeks on the chart. Lovato is credited as a songwriter on the observe, with producer Jason Evigan telling MTV she “brought that song to life.”
In the music, Lovato sings about “feel[ing] very vulnerable in falling in love,” as she advised MTV on the time. When the only dropped, the singer and Valderrama had entered one other “on-again” part of their relationship. “For a while, I could tell that when people would talk to me, they knew my story. I think I’ve opened up more on this album,” she stated.
‘Really Don’t Care’
“Really Don’t Care” is the fourth and closing single off Demi. It peaked at No. 26, talking 18 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. By the time this observe was launched as a single, Valderrama and Lovato had been formally collectively once more. He even makes a cameo within the video, which takes place on the Pride Parade six years in the past.
Lovato sings with Cher Lloyd on the observe, which she co-wrote. “When I originally wrote it, it was a breakup song,” Lovato advised E! News. “But now I have sung it so many times that it kind of no longer has a significance in that sort of way.” This signifies that it started as a music about Valderrama, however once they received again collectively, it took on one other that means.
‘I Love Me’
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Lovato’s most up-to-date solo single is “I Love Me.” As of June 2020, it’s an impartial single, although it could be included on her upcoming seventh album. The music peaked at No. 18 on the Billboard Hot 100, spending ten weeks on the chart. Lovato is credited as a songwriter.
While “I Love Me” might not be straight about Valderrama, the music video references him. As Lovato stated on Instagram, “It was important for me to add special easter eggs that represent certain times and chapters in my life.” The instance of a bride and groom working previous her is assumed to level to Valderrama, who received engaged in January 2020.
Finally, although “Unbroken,” the title observe off Lovato’s 2011 third album, was not launched as a single, it managed to only enter the Billboard Hot 100 for one week at No. 98. Lovato is credited on the music as a author, and whereas there isn’t lots on the market about what the music means to her, the lyrics point out it could possibly be about Valderrama.
The music from this album that the majority affiliate with Valderrama is “Give Your Heart a Break.” The single peaked at No. 16 and spent 32 weeks on the chart. Lovato doesn’t have a writing credit score on the only. But she did inform MTV, “It’s a song about showing someone you love that you’re the one right in front of them.”