There’s no denying Demi Lovato is a vanguard… And, now she’ll have the award to prove it.
The 23-year-old part-Mexican American actress will be honored with the Vanguard Award at this year’s GLAAD Media Awards.
Lovato is being feted for her commitment to supporting LGBT youth.
In 2013, the “Cool for the Summer” singer was the GLAAD ambassador for Spirit Day, part of their anti-bullying campaign. Additionally, Lovato’s was applauded for filming the official music video for her single “Really Don’t Care” at the annual L.A. Pride parade in West Hollywood.
Previous honorees have included Jennifer Lopez, Janet Jackson, Kerry Washington and others.
A few of this year’s nominees include Adam Lambert and Le1f for outstanding music artist; Caitlyn Jenner’s I Am Cait for outstanding reality series; and the documentary Mala Mala for outstanding documentary.
The 27th annual GLAAD Media Awards will be held at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles on April 2.