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As Radio Disney sells their stations, listen to 12 iconic Radio Disney hits

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Radio Disney is selling 23 radio stations and moving the kids-oriented programming to satellite and digital-only distribution, Broadcasting & Cable reports. However, they're holding on to one key station: Los Angeles's KDIS 1110 AM, which will be where the national signal originates from.

The network has helped make artists into huge stars with kids, paired with airplay on the Disney Channel to get the earworms into tween brains who will hopefully stick by those artists as they grow up.

Here's a look at videos from some of the most iconic Radio Disney artists:

Miley Cyrus — "Party in the U.S.A."

Party in the USA

Arguably the most popular combination of huge Disney Channel and Radio Disney star with mainstream success, Cyrus made her name on "Hannah Montana," where she played pop star Hannah Montana with the secret identity of Miley... Stewart. She started to break out from her Disney homeland with hit "The Climb," then firmly established herself with "Party In The U.S.A." — before completely turning from her Disney image with more recent hits like "We Can't Stop" and "Wrecking Ball."

Demi Lovato — "Give Your Heart A Break"

Give Your Heart A Break

Demi Lovato eventually broke out of the Disney world to be a mainstream pop star, but she came to be known through the Disney original movie "Camp Rock" before having crossover singles and serving as a judge on "The X Factor." She's also kept her Disney ties strong — while Idina Menzel's version became more iconic, she recorded a pop version of "Let It Go" for the "Frozen" sountrack.

The Jonas Brothers — "Year 3000"

Year 3000

Before breaking up with accusations all around, the Jonas Brothers defined a generation of Disney Channel/Radio Disney pop music. They starred in the "Camp Rock" films and their own show, starred in a reality show and released several albums before Nick Jonas went solo.

Hilary Duff — "So Yesterday"

So Yesterday

Hilary Duff broke out as the star of "Lizzie McGuire" as the awkward teen who expresses her thoughts through animated sequences and deals with problems like boys and, ew, her brother. She's also used her popularity to launch a series of novels, but she recently returned to music.

Selena Gomez & The Scene — "Who Says"

Who Says

Selena Gomez made her name on the Disney Channel, starring on "Wizards of Waverly Place" and appearing alongside pop star Miley Cyrus in her early days on "Hannah Montana." She released her album with backup band the Scene, which she said was a response to those who called her aesthetic "wannabe scene," according to MTV. She's continued to make waves in music, in acting (including 2013 cult hit "Spring Breakers") and as the sometimes girlfriend of Justin Bieber.

Zac Efron — "Get'cha Head In The Game"

Head in the Game

Zac Efron is better known for his acting than his music, but that wouldn't have happened without his run as a teen heartthrob in the "High School Musical" series. Efron's stayed out of the musical realm after his Radio Disney run, but he's become a full grown-up heartthrob in movies like this year's "Neighbors" which has made over $261 million worldwide, according to Box Office Mojo.

Vanessa Hudgens — "When There Was Me and You"

When There Was Me and You

Another of the breakout "High School Musical" stars, she's focused on acting in movies like "Spring Breakers" and even appearing in "Rent" at the Hollywood Bowl.

Corbin Bleu — "Push It to the Limit"

Push It to the Limit

Blue hasn't experienced quite the highs of his "High School Musical" co-stars, but he's built a career as a solid B-lister thanks to his Disney origins — though he's since ditched his signature Justin Guarini-style locks. Even before "High School Musical," though, he got some Disney juice in the Disney Channel movie "Jump In!" with this single.

Ashley Tisdale — "What I've Been Looking For"

What I've Been Looking For

Finally on the "High School Musical" tip, Ashley Tisdale has continue to work in both acting and music, including proving the voice of Sabrina the Teenage Witch on a TV animated series.

The Cheetah Girls & Raven-Symoné — "Girl Power"

Girl Power

This group starred in a serious of Disney original movies based around the band, before breaking up with all three members going solo. The film also starred their more successful Disney pal Raven-Symoné, who was originally a member of the group but didn't stick with them due to the success of her own show.

Aly & AJ (aka 78violet) — "Potential Breakup Song"

Potential Breakup Song

Sister duo Aly & AJ got imprinted on young brains by being placed on several Disney movie soundtracks.

Ariana Grande — "Problem" (featuring Iggy Azalea)

Problem

Radio Disney's influence continues — Ariana Grande, the latest breakout teen pop star, debuted the lead single from her latest album at this year's Radio Disney Music Awards.

Do you have any Radio Disney favorites? Share them with us in the comments.

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