The Walt Disney Company, generally called Disney, is an American media corporation, founded in October 16, 1923. It is the largest media conglomerate in the world in terms of revenue. It is the best animation industry in America. Though earlier its main focus was on animations, now Disney also produces live-action films, television series, and music. Disney Channel is satellite television network which is a division of The Walt Disney Company. Although it was aimed mainly at pre-teens and teenagers (9–14 years) of age, it soon spanned out to include teenagers and adults too.
Throughout its run, Disney channel has produced lots of teen stars, who are not only good at acting, but also at singing. These artists are very popular name in every household in America. Even abroad, they are quite famous among the citizens. Here are some of the best artists produced by Disney:
1) Selena Gomez: She rose to fame after starring in the Disney sitcom, Wizards of Waverly Place. Not only did the show garner huge success, even Selena was highly praised for her great acting and portrayal of her character, Alex. Apart from Wizards of Waverly Place, she has been casted in Disney movie Princess Protection Program and Another Cindrella Story. Now, she has her own band, Selena & the Scene, with her as the lead vocals. They have released many hit singles, with most of them being platinum certified.
2) Miley Cyrus: She starred in the ever so famous sitcom, Hannah Montana. Hannah Montana was widely acclaimed and Miley shot to fame instantly. Aside from her cute looks and great acting, she has a pretty powerful voice with a southern accent. Due to the show’s popularity, she later starred in the movie ‘Hannah Montana – The Movie’. She also released albums, both under the name Hannah Montana, and her own name Miley Cyrus. Both were huge hits, earning ranks under 100 in the top 100 bill board.
3) Demi Lovato: She was first seen on Disney channel in the film Camp Rock, along with The Jonas Brothers. The film was a success, and along with it, Demi was introduced to the Disney fans. She became instantly popular, which lead to the series ‘Sonny with a Chance’. Also, she released her own singles, the most notable one being her first one, ‘Remember December’, which peaked at no. 1 on Bill Board in America. Demi later starred in Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam. Her latest songs, Skyscraper and Give Your Heart a Break have again peaked on charts worldwide.
4) The Jonas Brothers: This three boy band group is an American pop rock band formed in 2005. The members are Paul Kevin Jonas II, Joseph Adam Jonas and Nicholas Jerry Jonas, though they are widely known as Kevin, Joe and Nick. They co-starred along with Demi in both Camp Rock movies. Their songs received wide acclamation and due to their immense popularity, Disney created a Disney Channel Original Series titled JONAS.
5) Raven-Symoné: Raven starred in the Disney Channel series original, That’s So Raven in which she played Raven Baxter, a psychic teenager who tries her best to keep her psychic powers a secret. Aside from acting, she is also a singer. She has released four solo albums, and four soundtracks for Disney, which were all certified double platinum. She has also voiced in Tinkerbell.