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‘Descendants’ Star Sofia Carson Named Radio Disney ‘Next Big Thing’ (Exclusive)

Actress signs with Hollywood Records ahead of premiere of ”Adventures in Babysitting“ reboot

Disney Channel star Sofia Carson has been named Radio Disney’s “Next Big Thing” on the heels of her signing with Disney’s Hollywood Records, TheWrap has learned.

As an “NBT,” she will be featured in Radio Disney’s popular multi-platform program that champions young recording artists, showcasing their developing career and personal journey as they pursue their musical dreams.

The show will follow Carson in a series of videos on her journey launching her music career. Past “NBT”s include Fifth Harmony, Shawn Mendes and Kelsea Ballerini.

Carson released her first single, “Love Is the Name,” in April and recently performed it on the Radio Disney Music Awards.

She is best known for her role as Evie in Disney Channel’s “Descendants,” which has been greenlit for a sequel, and will soon be seen in the cable network’s “Adventures in Babysitting,” a modern reboot of the classic 1980s comedy, starring opposite “Girl Meets World” actress Sabrina Carpenter.