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Demi Lovato supports MusiCares charity campaign

Demi Lovato has named Beyonce's Lemonade as her favorite album as part of the MusiCares social media fundraising campaign.

The Heart Attack singer is backing the #MusiCaresChallenge drive, in which social media users are encouraged to pose for a picture or video with their favorite album and donate money to the MusiCares charity, which offers help to members of the music industry in need.


Demi backed the campaign by posing with a vinyl copy of Beyonce's Lemonade, which was released in April (16). In the caption, she writes, "Take the #MusiCaresChallenge! Post a pic, tag friends & donate to support @MusiCares."


Explaining the challenge, MusiCares and The Recording Academy President/CEO Neil Portnow said, "As the music industry's Red Cross, MusiCares is rooted in the collective spirit of the creative community, whose members have an unspoken bond and self-imposed sense of duty to one another as brothers and sisters in music."


Demi was joined by The Backstreet Boys, who featured in a video for the campaign. Nick Carter concluded their favorite album was II by Boyz II Men. He says, "II was probably one of our most influential albums that we've ever listened to," before the group said to the camera in unison, "Hi, we're the Backstreet Boys and we took the MusiCares challenge."


Australian singer Troye Sivan picked Amy Winehouse's Back to Black, while country star Brandy Clark chose James Taylor's Greatest Hits.


Demi's involvement in the campaign comes just days after she lost her great-grandmother. On Monday (30May16) she shared many pictures of them together and wrote a lengthy tribute on Instagram.


"This morning I lost my world and the world's most special woman. I miss her more than words can even describe," she wrote. "There is an emptiness in my heart that only her spirit can fill and I pray that I will feel her by my side every single day until we meet again."