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Joshua Bassett Picks Up First Major Award Win at Children's & Family Emmys for 'HSMTMTS' Song!

Joshua Bassett Picks Up First Major Award Win at Children's & Family Emmys for 'HSMTMTS' Song!

Joshua Bassett holds up his trophy after winning at night one of the 2023 Children’s and Family Emmy Awards on Saturday night (December 16) held at The Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites in Los Angeles.

The 22-year-old former High School Musical: The Musical: The Series star was nominated for Outstanding Original Song for a Children’s or Young Teen Program for his song “Finally Free,” and he won!

Joshua shares the win, his first major award, with his co-writers Doug Rockwell and Tova. Check out what Joshua said in his acceptance speech…

After the win, HSMTMTS creator Tim Federle shared the exciting news on his Instagram.

“Brand-new Emmy-winning songwriters @dougrockwell @joshuatbassett and @tovaonmars for @highschoolmusicalseries! Woohoo! ❤️🎭,” he captioned a photo of the winning trio.

The next night, Joshua‘s co-star Dara Renee and Tim stepped out at the awards ceremony’s second night.

At this year’s Children’s and Family Emmys, HSMTMTS was also nominated for Young Teen Series, a second nom for Original Song for “You Never Know,” Casting For a Live Action Program, Costume Design/Styling, and Choreography. Unfortunately, they did not win any other awards.

Browse through the gallery to see more photos of Joshua Bassett, Dara Renee and more at the Children’s and Family Emmy Awards…

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Top 12 'High School Musical: The Musical: The Series' Original Songs Ranked

Top 12 'High School Musical: The Musical: The Series' Original Songs Ranked

It’s been over a month now since the final season of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series debuted on Disney+.

The fan-favorite musical show ended it’s run on the streamer after four seasons and many, many musical numbers.

Throughout the course of the four seasons, the cast has taken on many Disney songs, including ones from all three High School Musical movies, of course, as well as songs from other Disney musicals like Frozen, Camp Rock and Beauty and the Beast.

In addition to remaking Disney songs, there were also several original songs written for the show, 42 to be exact – 43 if you count two of those songs being intertwined together for another musical number.

Stars on the show Joshua Bassett, Olivia Rodrigo and Dara Renee all contributed writing credits to some of the original songs, with Joshua penning the most.

We have gone through each and every one of those original songs and have picked the top 12 originals that were featured on HSMTMTS, and although the title says “ranked,” we couldn’t possibly do that, as it was hard enough narrowing it down to 12!

Click inside to find out what made the cut, in order of when they were released…

Kylie Cantrall's 'HSMTMTS' Co-Stars React to New Song 'Texts Go Green' - Watch Now!

Kylie Cantrall's 'HSMTMTS' Co-Stars React to New Song 'Texts Go Green' - Watch Now!

Kylie Cantrall dropped her new song “Texts Go Green” last week, and this week, she debuted a new reaction video!

The 18-year-old actress and singer met up with some of her High School Musical: The Musical: The Series co-stars, played the track and got their reactions.

Those included are Dara Reneé (who is also her Descendants: The Rise of Red co-star), Julia Lester, Frankie Rodriguez, Joe Serafini, Larry Saperstein, Saylor Bell, Matt Cornett, Adrian Lyles and Matt Sato.

Check out the reaction video inside… More Here! »

Sofia Wylie & Joshua Bassett Share What They Learned From Working With OG 'High School Musical' Stars

Sofia Wylie & Joshua Bassett Share What They Learned From Working With OG 'High School Musical' Stars

Sofia Wylie and Joshua Bassett open up about working with the original High School Musical stars in a recently released interview.

The High School Musical: The Musical: The Series co-stars dished on what they took away from working with OG franchise stars like Lucas Grabeel, Corbin Bleu and Monique Coleman in the show’s fourth and final season.

See that they said inside… More Here! »

'High School Musical: The Musical: The Series' Seasons Ranked From Least to Most Liked, According to Both Critics & Fans

'High School Musical: The Musical: The Series' Seasons Ranked From Least to Most Liked, According to Both Critics & Fans

High School Musical: The Musical: The Series debuted in 2019 when Disney+ first launched and grew quite the legion of fans.

The musical, mockumentary style series was set at the real-life East High, where the original movie was filmed, and followed a group of students as they countdown to opening night of their school’s first-ever production of High School Musical.

Since then, the show went on to run for four seasons, of course, was nominated for and won several awards, and catapulted it’s young cast into stardom.

Now that the series has sadly come to an end, we’re taking a look back at how the seasons rank, from least liked to the most liked, among critics and fans, who actually agree with each other!

Find out how the seasons of HSMTMTS rank inside…

Where Can You See the Cast of 'High School Musical: The Musical: The Series' Next? Find Out Here!

Where Can You See the Cast of 'High School Musical: The Musical: The Series' Next? Find Out Here!

Now that High School Musical: The Musical: The Series is sadly over, you may be wondering where you can see the cast next.

The series has sparked stars in it’s cast, with one former star, Olivia Rodrigo, winning Grammys and awards left and right, and another being nominated for a Tony award – Hi, Julia Lester!!

Much of the cast of the final season has worked on other projects amidst their time on the show, but now we won’t have them in our favorite musical series, so, as we thought, “What are they doing next?” we also thought you might be wondering that as well.

We’ve done some digging, and we’ve got updates on the young stars, as well as those playing their teachers, Kate Reinders and Mark St Cyr.

Click inside to find out what where to see the cast of HSMTMTS next…

That Emotional Gina Scene in the 'HSMTMTS' Finale Wasn't Fully Written in the Script

That Emotional Gina Scene in the 'HSMTMTS' Finale Wasn't Fully Written in the Script

WARNING: This post contains spoilers from the series finale of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series!!!

Sofia Wylie had a VERY emotional moment in the series finale of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series.

However, director and writer of the final episode, Tim Federle, who’s also the show’s creator, revealed that that scene wasn’t entirely scripted and the actress went off script.

Spoilers ahead!

Get the scoop inside… More Here! »