Demi Lovato on Her Mayweather-McGregor National Anthem: 'It Was Mind-Blowing!'
Fresh from singing the national anthem at Saturday night's super welterweight boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor in Las Vegas, Demi Lovato hit the carpet at the MTV VMAs 24 hours later in Inglewood, California, looking fierce in a sheer and sparkly Zuhair Murad outfit.
Demi, riding high with the hit single "Sorry Not Sorry," told "Extra's" Renee Bargh of singing at the fight with the whole world watching and listening, "It was mind-blowing!"
Demi added, "I was so nervous I had to hold the mic in both hands, I was shaking so bad... It was so much more than just singing the national anthem."
Saying she had been Team Floyd — lucky her, he won! — Demi said Mayweather had personally chosen her to sing the anthem. "He told me, 'I want you to sing for my last fight.' That was really meaningful to me,” Demi told Renee of the "incredible" fight.
The 25-year-old, who sang “Sorry Not Sorry” during the VMAs, told Renee she was all about focusing on the vocals. Lovato is also focused on making sure all those concerned about unrest in the U.S. make their voices heard.
"I think it is important we stay progressive as this generation continues to grow. I think we have a lot of say when it comes to where our future goes and I think it's so important we all raise our voices for things that are important, like equality," Demi said.