Anyone we put through and who made it to boot camp had confidence — it really shows in their stage presence.
The season premiere is September 12 on Fox and is really exciting, so everyone should watch!
17: You recently got the chance to help a teen develop more confidence and live out her dream. DL: I partnerned with Acuvue and was able to mentor someone for a day and help her achieve her dream of becoming a singer.
He's really sweet and it's always flattering when a guy says he has a crush on you.
But, I'm in a place right now where I'm not dating. You never know what the future holds of course, but for now I am an independent woman and proud of it!
17: Are you and Niall going to hang out when he's in the States for the MTV Music Video Awards next month? I'm just so busy because I'm still performing shows on the weekends, but hopefully I'll have time.17: You are such a style star!
Even though you've said you and Niall Horan are friends, he called you his "dream girl." So, what's really going on between you guys?
Demi Lovato: I think Niall is super, super sweet and we've become good friends.
I get what it's like to be in the spotlight since I've grown up in it.
I want to introduce all the One Direction guys to the United States, but especially Niall because he hasn't been here that much.
Are there any fashion trends you are loving right now?
DL: Right now, I love colored denim shorts and vintage denim shorts with studs on them. 17: As a former judge, how does confidence play into a person's performance?
DL: I can definitely tell which contestants have confidence and which ones don't.
To be a great performer, you have to be able to captivate an audience and that takes confidence.