In 2003, Bell was given a role as Drake Parker close by Amanda Show costar Josh Peck on the Nickelodeon arrangement Drake and Josh. His tune, "Discovered a Way", was highlighted as the signature melody and is consequently remembered for the show's soundtrack, delivered on February 22, 2005. During this time-frame, he showed up as himself on Nickelodeon's Zoey 101 in the scene "Spring Fling", where he performed "Roadway to Nowhere", which is additionally highlighted on the Drake and Josh soundtrack. He likewise had his first of three successive successes at the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards for "Most loved TV Actor." In 2005, Bell co-featured close by Drake and Josh co-star Miranda Cosgrove with Dennis Quaid in Yours, Mine and Ours.
Broadcast, Bell's introduction collection, was delivered freely on August 23, 2005. The collection incorporates 12 tracks. Every one of the tracks were composed simply by Bell except for "Expressway to Nowhere". Being an autonomous delivery, the collection ran no longer in production, and was re-delivered on August 7, 2007. "Down We Fall" was played on a scene of Drake and Josh named "Number 1 Fan". In 2005, Bell performed with Hawk Nelson in a video for the Hawk Nelson melody called "Bring Them Out," which was highlighted in the film Yours, Mine and Ours. The studio form was remembered for Hawk Nelson's EP Bring Them Out and on the extraordinary version of Hawk Nelson Is My Friend.
Chime acting in 2007
In 2006, Bell endorsed with Universal Motown. Bell's subsequent collection, It's Only Time, was delivered on December 5, 2006. Bell composed the entirety of the tunes, notwithstanding, they were all co-composed with either C.J. Abraham, Michael Corcoran, or both. It arrived at Number 81 on Billboard's Top 200. It likewise graphed on the Billboard Rock Charts at number 21. The collection was more fruitful in Mexico, arriving at number 4 in the Mexico Top 100. It is his first collection to diagram on the Billboard 200, and his most elevated selling collection with in excess of 178,000 duplicates sold in the United States as of 2012. He delivered the lead single, "I Know", on October 17, 2006. The video for "I Know" was delivered in October 2006. The single beat the Mexican music charts. "I Know" likewise showed up on the 2010 assemblage collection Pure Love Songs Vol. 2. His melody from It's Only Time, "Fulfills Me", crested at number 3 on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles Chart, which is an augmentation of the Hot 100. The tune was highlighted in the Drake and Josh arrangement finale "Truly Big Shrimp". The tune additionally showed up on the Pop 100 at number 67 and on the Hot Digital Songs outline at number 45. Because of the melody's prominence, on October 16, 2007, the Radio Disney single alter variant of his tune "Satisfies Me" was delivered on iTunes.
He additionally highlighted on the signature melody for the show iCarly, "Depart It All to Me," with his Drake and Josh co-star Miranda Cosgrove. The music video for the tune was delivered on Cosgrove's Vevo YouTube channel on September 28, 2010. The tune took the most reduced situation on the Hot 100, topping at number 100. It likewise crested on the Pop 100 at number 83. He played out some Christmas melodies in the Merry Christmas, Drake and Josh film, including "Signal Bells" and "Christmas Promise". A DVD entitled Drake Bell in Concert was delivered on December 16, 2008. The video couldn't break the 2008 or 2009 Top 100 in the U.S., however outlined on the Top 100 Mexican collection diagrams, cresting at number 81. The DVD contains film of him and his band live in front of an audience while they visited in Mexico, shot during five sold out fall nights. It likewise includes 2 new tunes and five covers, which are all selective to the DVD. In the spring, Bell had a featuring part in the parody film Superhero Movie. Bell recorded a signature tune highlighting his co-star Sara Paxton for the film called "Hero! Melody", which was delivered on April 8, 2008. In August 2008, he co-featured in the satire College, which was shot on the spot in New Orleans. Bell additionally featured in Merry Christmas, Drake and Josh close by Josh Peck, which started creation in July 2008, and debuted on December 5, 2008. In 2009, his tunes "Unimaginable" and "Current Times", which were highlighted on a business for Twalkin, were delivered solely on Myspace. Bell was likewise projected in a pilot for a then forthcoming CBS parody arrangement, Fish Tank, expressing Bell's contribution is the thing that put the arrangement into creation in the first place. The arrangement nonetheless, was never picked up. Bell additionally had a third collection, set to be delivered in 2009; in any case, the collection was obviously retired and never released, until it was delivered in 2020 as "The Lost Album".