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In the early '90s, Disney Channel helped launch the world’s biggest stars of today with The All New Mickey Mouse Club. These stars include Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake, Keri Russell, Ryan Gosling, Christina Aguilera and more. Nickelodeon also produced a bunch of stars in the '90s, like rock legend Alanis Morissette, Kenan Thompson, Michelle Trachtenberg, Ryan Reynolds, Amanda Bynes, Nick Cannon and more.
Fast-forward to the 2000s and both Disney and Nick produced even more stars whose rise to the top happened instantly. Raven-Symone, Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato, Ariana Grande, Hilary Duff, Victoria Justice, Drake Bell, Josh Peck, Jamie Lynn Spears, Keke Palmer and still more. While their acting careers make a little splash, it’s their music careers that usually take off full force afterwards.
If you signed a deal with either Nick or Disney, there is bound to be a recording contract somewhere in there - even if you can’t sing. So many songs have helped stars cross over from Disney Channel to MTV, from Radio Disney to Hot 95. Here are the 10 best songs that helped turn a child star into one of the world’s most demanded artists.
Here we go!
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