Demi Lovato (Getty Images)August 20 marks a major milestone for Demi Lovato: It's her 20th birthday. To say it's been a wild ride for the one-time Disney kid is an understatement. The truth is, she's faced more personal obstacles than anyone her age should endure. But not only has Lovato come out "Unbroken," she has come out … on top.
In less than a month, Lovato will be going prime time as a judge on the newly revamped "The X Factor," for which she was hand selected by Simon Cowell. A lot of people wanted Lovato's job, but Cowell — who knows a little something about helping people achieve superstardom — took a chance on her. Now she's chumming around with fellow judge Britney Spears, playfully sparring with Cowell in the press, and potentially making or breaking the careers of aspiring singers hoping to follow in her footsteps.Read More »from Birthday girl Demi Lovato: A real comeback kid