Demi Lovato to Join the Cast of "Glee"

Demi Lovato to Join the Cast of

It”s a big year for Demi Lovato as she”s just turned 21 years old and soon will be adding an exciting acting gig to her résumé.

Sharing the news via Twitter, Lea Michele posted, “Such amazing news that two of my very best friends are going to be on #Glee this year! @ddlovato & @PhoebeStrole! Thank you @MrRPMurphy!

According to TVLine, the “Heart Attack” singer will play Dani, a New York-based struggling artist pal of Rachel and Santana”s who will appear with Adam Lambert”s character.

Earlier this week, Demi was in Africa doing charity work for Free the Children where she received a special birthday gift, tweeting, “Btw… No big deal or anything but… One of Maasai communities gave me a GOAT for my birthday!!!!!! …I named him billy.”