Demi Lovato Declares She's 'A New Person With A New Life' With 'Sober' Performance: Watch

Days after she shocked her fans with a vulnerable new single, "Sober," Demi Lovato took the stage at Rock in Rio Lisbon on Sunday night (June 24) to deliver one of her most emotional performances yet.

Lovato accompanied herself on the piano as she sang, making her way through the difficult lyrics that apologize to her loved ones and her fans while acknowledging that her sober journey has ended. The pop star has always been upfront about working through her struggles with mental health and addiction, and "Sober" reflects that with its heartbreaking honesty, which brought her to tears in Lisbon.

Lovato was overcome at one point in the second verse. When it was time for her to sing "I wanna be a role model," her voice cracked; the crowd roared, indicating that their support isn't going anywhere as she turns the page for this new chapter.

After the performance, she shared the moment for her fans, along with an optimistic outlook: "Tonight I took the stage, a new person with a new life."

Watch Lovato perform "Sober" below.


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