About Joshua Bassett
Pop singer Joshua Bassett had a starring role on the teen series High School Musical: The Musical - The Series when made his major-label debut in 2020. The warm, affectionate acoustic ballad "Common Sense" was followed by his first EP, Joshua Bassett, in 2021.
A native of Oceanside, California, Bassett learned to play piano, guitar, and drums growing up, and participated in musical theater productions as early as age eight, when he was cast in a community production of High School Musical. Having worked on commercials, he started winning parts on TV series like Lethal Weapon and Game Shakers in his mid-teens, and his first recurring role came in 2018, when he was cast as Aidan Peters on the Disney Channel series Stuck in the Middle. An appearance on prime-time's Grey's Anatomy followed in 2019, the same year he joined the inaugural cast of High School Musical: The Musical - The Series as Ricky Bowen, one of the leads.
Bassett signed with Warner Records in early 2020, and his debut single, "Common Sense," appeared that April. He was nominated for Favorite Male TV Star at the next month's Kids' Choice Awards. His eponymous debut EP arrived in March of 2021. ~ Marcy Donelson