Power Miss: Solo album Fastlife tanked in 2011, after former label Hollywood Records scrapped a more “Hall & Oates–y” project with Rooney’s Robert Schwartzmann.
With so many kiddie-TV graduates permeating pop culture all at once (and we’re not even counting acting-only alums like Zac Efron, Nat Wolff, and Josh Peck), who has the most power these days?
Power Move: As gross as it sounds, Thorne’s current romance with fellow Disney Channel star Gregg Sulkin seems to have elevated her tabloid interest.
Power Miss: Though she’s released two EPs, Thorne is the only artist on this list who’s yet to do a proper tour.
78 in 2013, while Lemonade Mouth standout “Somebody” reached No. Power Move: Leveraging her new NBC role to record the (albeit cheesy) “Undateable” song and music video earlier this year.
Power Miss: Mendler parted ways with Disney-affiliated Hollywood Records earlier this year, ahead of her yet-to-be-released second album.