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[30 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Radio Disney Re-Launching ‘N.B.T’ as Year-Round Showcase for New Artists

Radio Disney is re-launching its popular N.B.T. (Next Big Thing) as a year-round showcase to introduce recently signed musical acts.
N.B.T. has seen five successful seasons on Radio Disney, launching the careers of Coco Jones and Allstar Weekend. The revamped program will chronicle the featured artist’s journey from being discovered to becoming the next big musical star. Viewers will get unprecedented access into events and other activities.
Fifth Harmony – the season two X Factor finalists – was the first act to be in the spotlight when N.B.T. debuted on July 19.
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[21 Feb 2013 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney Records to Release ‘Shake It Up’ Dance Soundtrack

Walt Disney Records has just announced they will be releasing the Shake It Up: I <3 Dance soundtrack featuring hit songs from the third season of the popular Disney Channel show.
The soundtrack will feature a selection of 12 dance tracks from Bella and Zendaya, the stars of the show, as well as guest vocals from Selena Gomez, Bridgit Mendler, Roshon Fegan, Caroline Sunshine, the McClain sisters and Coco Jones. It will enjoy its Radio Disney Planet Premiere February 23, and the music video for the debut track “Contagious Love” will debut on the Disney …

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[8 May 2012 | No Comment | ]
Disney Star Coco Jones Signs to Hollywood Records

Disney star Coco Jones first appeared on the scene during Radio Disney’s N.B.T. talent showcase, and now Hollywood Records has signed her for an exclusive recording and publishing contract.
Since her appearance on N.B.T., Coco has made a guest appearance on So Random! and was the headline act at a number of Radio Disney concerts. She can next be seen in the Disney Channel Original Movie Let It Shine, which premieres June 15 on Disney Channel.
According to a media report, Coco Jones loves all types of music and credits Aretha Franklin …

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[5 May 2012 | No Comment | ]
Dawnn Lewis Playing Preacher’s Wife in Disney Channel’s ‘Let It Shine’

Last year, we brought you news of a new Disney Channel Original Movie Let It Shine, a modern-day take on the classic story Cyrano de Bergerac. The film premieres this summer and we’ve just heard that Dawnn Lewis, best known for her role on A Different World, will be playing a preacher’s wife who also happens to be the mother of the main character.
The gospel-themed musical introduces us to Cyrus DeBarge, a musically gifted teen who writes rap verses to the girl he’s interested in. Unfortunately, Cyrus’s friend claims the …

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[13 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]
Video: Disney Stars Hang Out on the Empire State Building to Showcase New Shows and Movies on Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior

Several Disney Channel stars are in New York City, taking over the top of the Empire State Building in order to help showcase upcoming content across Disney’s family of channels.
Stars Debbie Ryan (Jessie,) China Anne McClain (A.N.T. Farm,) Laura Marano (Austin & Ally,) Tyler James Williams and Coco Jones (Let It Shine,) and Tyrel Jackson Williams from Lab Rats were on hand for the celebration.
All of the stars were participating in Disney’s event highlighting current shows, as well as upcoming movies and television series, that will appear across Disney’s networks …

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[23 Oct 2011 | One Comment | ]
Production Underway on ‘Let it Shine,’ New Disney Channel Original Movie

Production has started on a brand new Disney Channel Original Movie, scheduled to premiere on the channel in summer 2012. The film, entitled Let it Shine, is a modern day adaptation of the classic tale Cyrano de Bergerac, set in the world of hip hop and gospel music. The film is currently in production in Atlanta, Georgia.
Let it Shine focuses on the talented and self-conscious Cyrus DeBarge, a 16 year old rapper whose lack of confidence keeps him away from taking the stage to tell his longtime crush, Roxanne Andrews, …

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[28 Jul 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Disney Channel Stars to Make Appearances, Perform at D23 Expo

With the D23 Expo only a few short weeks away, even more announcements for this exciting event are beginning to emerge. Today brought the announcement of what Disney Channel, Disney Junior, and Disney XD will be showcasing at the Expo. Fans of Disney Channel will get the chance to meet with some of their favorite stars, see Disney Channel performances, sit in on Disney Channel events, and more throughout the Expo’s three jam-packed days.
One thing that Disney Channel fans at the Expo should be looking forward to will be the …