Make a Wave is a song sung by Demi Lovato and Joe Jonas for Disney's Friends for Change, a charity group formed by Disney for their "Friends for Change" campaign. The song was written by Scott Krippayne and Jeff Peabody, the same team that penned Jordin Sparks' song "This Is My Now" for American Idol. "Make a Wave" was introduced and performed at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. It was also featured in the 2009 Disneynature film Oceans.


The song debuted on February 26 on Radio Disney, reaching as high as number 4 on the Top 30 Countdown, while the music video had its world premiere on Disney Channel on March 14 and launched online the following day at "Make a Wave" was available beginning March 15 on iTunes, with all proceeds benefiting environmental charities through the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund. Oceans hit theaters April 22, 2010 (Earth Day). It peaked at number 84 on Billboard Hot 100.

Chart Performance

The song peaked in the number 84 position on Billboard Hot 100, losing to "Send It On", which peaked at the number 20 position. The song was a success on Radio Disney's Top 30 Countdown but lost to "Send it On". Out of Demi Lovato's promotional singles, this was her highest charting promotional single.

Track Listing

  • U.S. / Digital Download
  1. "Make a Wave" (Digital Download) – 3:48
  2. "Make a Wave" (Instrumental) – 3:48


Chart (2010) Peak
US Billboard Hot 100 84


Year Award Category Result
2011 Do Something Awards Charity Single Won
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