Demi Lovato to Star in Stephanie Laing’s Feature Drama “Tow”

Demi Lovato is towing the line…

The 31-year-old half-Mexican American Grammy-nominated singer and actress will star opposite Rose Byrne and Dominic Sessa in Stephanie Laing’s feature Tow.

Demi LovatoThe project will see Lovato take on her first dramatic role in a feature.

Tow will see Golden Globe and Emmy nominee Byrne portray the true story of Amanda Ogle, an unhoused Seattle woman who fought her way out of tow-company hell to reclaim her life and the car that held it all together after receiving a tow bill for $21,634. Ogle also serves as an executive producer on the film.

Laing previously described Ogle as “a true champion” and her story as one of “tenacity and perseverance”.

The original screenplay comes from Jonathan Keasey, Brant Boivi, and Annie Weisman.

Lovato has sold more than 24 million records in the U.S. alone.

She’s best known on screen for roles in comedy series and films including Camp RockPrincess Protection Program, Glee and the Netflix film Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga.

Gomez the Top Award-Winner at the Radio Disney Music Awards

She may not be a Disney Channel starlet anymore… But Selena Gomez is still a Radio Disney star.

The 21-year-old half-Mexican American singer/actress was the top prize-winner at the Radio Disney Music Awards, earning three awards at the awards ceremony, which was held on Saturday at Los Angeles’ Nokia Theatre.

Selena Gomez

Gomez took home the awards for Song of the Year for “Come & Get It,” Best Song To Dance To for “Birthday” and Most Talked About Artist.

Gomez’s Princess Protection Program co-star and fellow Disney Channel colleague Demi Lovato picked up two awards.

The 21-year-old part-Mexican American singer/actress and former The X Factor judge took home the Best Female Artist and Favorite Roadtrip Song for her popular single“Made In the USA.”

Lovato’s The X Factor season two cast mates Camila Cabello, Lauren Jauregui and Ally Brooke Hernandez also claimed two awards.

The Latina singers and their fellow Fifth Harmony band members picked up the Breakout Artist of the Year award, as well as the prize for – Best Song To Rock Out To With Your BFF forthe all-girl group’s single “Me & My Girls.”

Last but not least, rising star Becky G earned the first award of her career. The 17-year-old Mexican American singer-songwriter and rapper was named Best New Artist.

Other top winners included One Direction (Best Music Group), Justin Timberlake (Best Male Artist), and Taylor Swift (Fiercest Fans).

Fan voting began in late February through Radio Disney‘s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts.

Performers during the show included Ariana Grande, Becky G, Fifth Harmony, Austin Mahone and Zendaya.

The 2014 Radio Disney Music Awards will be broadcast on April 27 at 8 p.m. on the Disney Channel.

Here’s the full list of winners:

They’re The One – Best Music Group
One Direction

He’s The One – Best Male Artist
Justin Timberlake

She’s The One – Best Female Artist
Demi Lovato

The Bestest – Song Of The Year
“Come & Get It” – Selena Gomez

XOXO – Best Crush Song
“Still Into You” – Paramore

So FANtastic – Fiercest Fans
Swifties – Taylor Swift

The Buzz – Breakout Artist of the Year
Fifth Harmony

The Freshest – Best New Artist
Becky G

Musical Mashup – Best Musical Collaboration
“Everything Has Changed” – Taylor Swift feat. Ed Sheeran

So Happy – Best Song That Makes You Smile (Sponsored by ARM & HAMMER Tooth Tunes)
“Ooh La La” – Britney Spears

#Cool – Radio Disney’s Most Talked About Artist
Selena Gomez

Stuck In Our Heads – Catchiest New Song
“The Fox (What Does The Fox Say?)” – Ylvis

That’s My Jam – Best Song To Rock Out To With Your BFF
“Me & My Girls” – Fifth Harmony

Soundtraxx – Favorite Song From a Movie Or TV Show
“Let It Go” – Idina Menzel (“Frozen”)

Move! – Best Song To Dance To
“Birthday” – Selena Gomez

Hit The Road – Favorite Roadtrip Song
“Made In The USA” – Demi Lovato

You’ve Got Swag! – Artist With The Best Style (Sponsored by Justice)

Lovato to Release New Single “Heart Attack” in March

Selena Gomez isn’t the only former Disney Channel star releasing new music in March… Her Princess Protection Program co-star Demi Lovato plans to unleash a new single on her Lovatics early in the same month.

The 20-year-old part-Mexican American singer, actress and The X Factor judge has released artwork and a teaser clip to promote “Heart Attack,” the first track off her upcoming album.

Demi Lovato's Heart Attack Artwork

Lovato’s fourth studio album, set to be released later this year, is the follow-up to Lovato’s successful 2011 album, Unbroken, which featured her first Billboard No. 1 single “Give Your Heart a Break.”

“My new single #HeartAttack available March 4,” the 20-year-old singer announced on Twitter, with the hashtag #LovaticsAreHavingaHeartAttack.

“For a while, I could tell that when people would talk to me, they knew my story. I think I’ve opened up more on this album. My life began to evolve and I started to grow. These are songs about the celebration of life and how rewarding it can be. This is what this album is about,” revealed Lovato in the video clip.

Lovato is set to premiere her new single on American Idol host Ryan Seacrest‘s popular 102.7 KIIS-FM radio show On Air with Ryan Seacrest.

“Heart Attack” was co-written by Lovato along with Mitch Allan, Jason Evigan, Sean Douglas and Nikki Williams, and produced by the Suspex. She first revealed to followers that she’s putting together a new studio set when she tweeted back in November, “Listening to rough cuts of some of my new songs…. Get excited Lovatics!!!”