Demi attended the awards show in 2008 despite not being nominated.
Demi and Chord Overstreet presented the award for "Best Collaboration" to Katy Perry.
Demi won the award for "Best Video with a Message" for her song Skyscraper. She also performed a pre-show performance of her song Give Your Heart a Break and presented the award along with Rita Ora for "Best Male Video" to Chris Brown.
Demi was nominated for "Best Female Video" for her song Heart Attack.
Demi was nominated for the award of "Song of Summer" for her song Cool for the Summer. She also performed the song at the main show of the VMA's on August 31, 2015.
Lovato also performed at the Pre-show VMA concert along with Nick Jonas on August 28, 2015.
- "Really Don't Care"
- "Fire Starter"
- "Heart Attack"
- "Got Dynamite"
- "Let It Go"
- "Ain't No Way" (Aretha Franklin cover)
- "Give Your Heart a Break"
- "Cool for the Summer"