'High School Musical' Star Lands Record Deal
Vanessa Anne Hudgens will release her debut CD this fall

Vanessa Anne Hudgens isn't "Breaking Free" of her "High School Musical" success.

Capitalizing on her fame from the Disney Channel's popular movie musical, the 17-year-old starlet has signed an exclusive recording deal with Hollywood Records. Her as yet untitled debut CD is aiming for a Sept. 26 release.

"We are delighted to have Vanessa at Hollywood," says Buena Vista Music Group Chairman Bob Cavallo. "Not only is she talented, she is tireless in her work ethic and has a vision for her career. People will be very impressed when they hear her voice and see her perform."
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