Radio Disney Kicks Off Season 5 of ‘Next Big Thing’ (PHOTOS)

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Modern Family’s Rico Rodriquez, Dancing With the Stars: All-Stars’ Sabrina Bryan and Louis Van Amstel, as well as stars from some of Disney Channel’s most popular shows, including Shake It Up’s Bella Thorne and Zendaya are supporting young talent.

The stars appeared at Radio Disney’s big concert in Hollywood on Saturday to celebrate the new season of Next Big Thing (N.B.T.) with performances from Hollywood Records stars R5 and Coco Jones (who was featured on N.B.T.’s Season 3).

Who else came out for the kickoff concert?

Radio Disney’s Jake Whetter hosted the concert event with Season 5 contenders Atlanta siblings Chloe and Halle Bailey, New York residents Katherine Hughes and Elle Winter, plus New Jersey-based Damian Otchere and Jack Skuller.

Flip through our gallery above to see who was supporting rising talent at Radio Disney’s N.B.T. Kick Off Concert on Saturday.

Over 10 weeks, Radio Disney and Disney Channel audiences will be invited to look, listen and vote for their favorite artist at, on Radio Disney’s Facebook page and Twitter, or text* “NBT” to DISNEY (347639). The winner will perform on the hit Disney Channel series Austin & Allyand have a new single released by Disney Music Group.

Will you be tuning in to support your favorite new artist on N.B.T.

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