Demi Lovato joining ‘Glee’ season 5 cast

10:35 am EST, August 19, 2013

In more cross-network exchanging (see Jessica Sanchez), Fox has announced that X-Factor judge and music artist Demi Lovato will join Glee season 5.

According to, Demi Lovato is nearing a deal to appear in a “significant arc” during Glee season 5. The report also says that Lovato will play a character named Dani who is a struggling artist friend of Rachel and Santana’s in New York City and that she will be interacting with Adam Lambert’s incoming character. Lambert and Lovato will also have many musical numbers together according to the report.

Demi Lovato is set to appear in at least six episodes of Glee this season with her first episode being part of the Beatles tribute that airs on October 3 on Fox.

With the X Factor’s results show airing before Glee on Thursday nights, it’s going to be a great night to be a Demi Lovato fan!

No more details are available about what we can expect from Demi Lovato’s character, but surely more will emerge as Glee continues filming season 5.

Glee was forced to push back the premiere date of season 5 by one week following the tragic passing of Cory Monteith over the summer. Glee season 5 will premiere on Thursday, September 21 at 9/8c.

What are your thoughts about Demi Lovato joining the cast of Glee this season?

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