The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians

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List Criteria: TV or film actors that have pursued making music professionally and failed (or made awful-sounding stuff)

Actors who decided to have a singing career is a list of the worst attempts by actors to cross over into music careers. Anyone can add to this list, and vote on the actors whose music careers are the most painful to watch.

What actors have had successful singing careers? What bad singers were better actors? From teeny-boppers to Oscar winners, these actors turned musicians pursued their rock star fantasies and made fools out of themselves in the process. Now it's time for them to face the music.
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    Kim Kardashian is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians


    Kim Kardashian Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Kourtney & Kim Take New York, ...

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    Paris Hilton is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians


    Paris Hilton Zoolander, House of Wax, Repo! The Genetic Opera

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    Under Siege, Above the Law, Under Siege 2: Dark Territory

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    Sylvester Stallone is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians


    Sylvester Stallone Rocky, The Expendables, Rambo

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    Lindsay Lohan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians


    Lindsay Lohan Herbie Fully Loaded, Mean Girls, The Parent Trap

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    Bruce Willis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians


    Bruce Willis The Sixth Sense, Die Hard, The Fifth Element

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    Click, Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story, The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie ...

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    Keanu Reeves is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians


    Keanu Reeves The Matrix, Speed, John Wick

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    Eddie Murphy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians


    Eddie Murphy Beverly Hills Cop, Trading Places, Coming to America

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    Jada Pinkett Smith is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians


    Jada Pinkett Smith Collateral, Scream 2, Madagascar

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    Corey Feldman is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians


    Corey Feldman Stand by Me, The Goonies, Gremlins

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    Heidi Montag is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians


    Heidi Montag The Hills, Heidi Montag Says No to Plastic, I'm a Celebrity

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    Star Trek, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home ...

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    Tina Yothers is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians


    Tina Yothers Family Ties, Crash Course, Celebrity Fit Club

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    The A-Team, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Rocky III

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    Jennifer Love Hewitt is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians


    Jennifer Love Hewitt Ghost Whisperer, I Know What You Did Last Summer, I Still Know What You ...

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    Billy Bob Thornton is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians


    Billy Bob Thornton Armageddon, Sling Blade, Princess Mononoke

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    John Travolta is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians


    John Travolta Pulp Fiction, Grease, Face/Off

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    Carmen Electra is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians

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    Carmen Electra Scary Movie, Meet the Spartans, Starsky & Hutch

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    Amanda Bynes is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians


    Amanda Bynes Easy A, She's the Man, What I Like About You

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    Kevin Costner is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians


    Kevin Costner Dances with Wolves, The Untouchables, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves

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    Footloose, Apollo 13, Mystic River

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    Miami Vice, Nash Bridges, Django Unchained

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    Scarlett Johansson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians


    Scarlett Johansson Lost in Translation, The Avengers, The Prestige

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    Russell Crowe is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians


    Russell Crowe Gladiator, A Beautiful Mind, L.A. Confidential

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    Vanessa Hudgens is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians


    Vanessa Hudgens Spring Breakers, High School Musical, Sucker Punch

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    Miley Cyrus is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians


    Miley Cyrus Bolt, Justin Bieber: Never Say Never, The Last Song

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    Joe Pesci is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians


    Joe Pesci Goodfellas, Home Alone, Casino

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    Debby Ryan is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians

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    Debby Ryan Jessie, The Suite Life on Deck, 16 Wishes

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    Tatyana Ali is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians


    Tatyana Ali The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Dorm Daze, Kiss the Girls

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    Tia Carrere is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians


    Tia Carrere True Lies, Lilo & Stitch, Wayne's World

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    Dancing with the Stars, Aaron Carter: Aaron's Party (Come Get It), Oh ...

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    Clint Eastwood is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians


    Clint Eastwood Million Dollar Baby, Gran Torino, Unforgiven

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    Brian Austin Green is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians

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    Brian Austin Green Beverly Hills, 90210, Domino

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    Jennifer Lopez is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians


    Jennifer Lopez Out of Sight, Maid in Manhattan, Monster-in-Law

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    Stephanie McIntosh is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians


    Stephanie McIntosh Neighbours, Red Herring, The Steph Show

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    Jared Leto is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians


    Jared Leto Requiem for a Dream, Dallas Buyers Club, Mr. Nobody

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    Robert Downey Jr. is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians

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    Robert Downey Jr. The Avengers, Iron Man, Iron Man 3

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    Hilary Duff is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians


    Hilary Duff A Cinderella Story, Lizzie McGuire, The Lizzie McGuire Movie

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    Gwyneth Paltrow is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians

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    Gwyneth Paltrow Se7en, Iron Man 3, Iron Man 2

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    Jack Palance is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians


    Jack Palance Batman^!The Swan Princess^!Tango & Cash^!City Slickers

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    Juliette Lewis is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians


    Juliette Lewis Natural Born Killers, What's Eating Gilbert Grape, From Dusk Till Dawn

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    Will Smith is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians

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    Will Smith Men in Black, I Am Legend, I

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    Boogie Nights, The Fighter, Lone Survivor

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    Paul Giamatti is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians

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    Paul Giamatti Sideways, Saving Private Ryan, The Illusionist

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    Milla Jovovich is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians


    Milla Jovovich The Fifth Element, Resident Evil: Apocalypse, Resident Evil: Extinction ...

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    Selena Gomez is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians

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    Selena Gomez Hotel Transylvania, Spring Breakers, Monte Carlo

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    Django Unchained, The Dukes of Hazzard, Jonah Hex

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    John Schneider is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians


    John Schneider

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