VOTE The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians  

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List Rules 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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2,720 1,247
Kim Kardashian is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians
Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Kourtney & Kim Take New York, Kourtney & Kim Take Miami

2
2,638 1,382
Paris Hilton is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians
Zoolander, House of Wax, Repo! The Genetic Opera

3
1,718 1,052
Steven Seagal is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians
Under Siege, Above the Law, Under Siege 2: Dark Territory

4
1,597 1,029
Sylvester Stallone is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians
Rocky, The Expendables, Rambo

5
1,742 1,404
Lindsay Lohan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians
Herbie Fully Loaded, Mean Girls, The Parent Trap

6
1,393 1,121
Bruce Willis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians
The Sixth Sense, Die Hard, The Fifth Element

7
1,253 846
Corey Feldman is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians
Stand by Me, The Goonies, Gremlins

8
1,497 1,092
David Hasselhoff is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians
Click, Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story, The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie

9
1,215 1,012
Keanu Reeves is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians
The Matrix, Speed, John Wick

10
1,299 1,013
Eddie Murphy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians
Beverly Hills Cop, Trading Places, Coming to America

11
1,187 880
Jada Pinkett Smith is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians
Collateral, Scream 2, Madagascar

12
1,205 966
William Shatner is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians
Star Trek, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

13
1,240 770
Heidi Montag is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians
The Hills, Heidi Montag Says No to Plastic, I'm a Celebrity

14
821 683
Tina Yothers is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians
Family Ties, Crash Course, Celebrity Fit Club

15
1,043 740
Mr. T is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians
The A-Team, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Rocky III

16
238 59
Randy Savage is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians
Heracle added Spider-Man, Bolt, WrestleMania IV

17
884 777
Jennifer Love Hewitt is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians
Ghost Whisperer, I Know What You Did Last Summer, I Still Know What You Did Last Summer

18
941 770
Billy Bob Thornton is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians
Armageddon, Sling Blade, Princess Mononoke

19
886 757
John Travolta is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians
Pulp Fiction, Grease, Face/Off

20
875 658
Carmen Electra is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians
mal1 added Scary Movie, Meet the Spartans, Starsky & Hutch

21
788 839
Kevin Bacon is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians
Footloose, Apollo 13, Mystic River

22
768 560
Amanda Bynes is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians
Easy A, She's the Man, What I Like About You

23
887 720
Kevin Costner is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians
Dances with Wolves, The Untouchables, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves

24
812 728
Scarlett Johansson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians
Lost in Translation, The Avengers, The Prestige

25
836 744
Don Johnson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians
Miami Vice, Nash Bridges, Django Unchained

26
810 692
Russell Crowe is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians
Gladiator, A Beautiful Mind, L.A. Confidential

27
673 665
Vanessa Hudgens is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians
Spring Breakers, High School Musical, Sucker Punch

28
1,057 1,011
Miley Cyrus is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians
Bolt, Justin Bieber: Never Say Never, The Last Song

29
705 556
Joe Pesci is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians
Goodfellas, Home Alone, Casino

30
593 624
Tatyana Ali is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Dorm Daze, Kiss the Girls

31
589 549
Debby Ryan is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians
WarrenMitchell added Jessie, The Suite Life on Deck, 16 Wishes

32
558 573
Tia Carrere is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians
True Lies, Lilo & Stitch, Wayne's World

33
701 609
Clint Eastwood is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians
Million Dollar Baby, Gran Torino, Unforgiven

34
574 533
Robert Downey Jr. is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians
zcvxb added The Avengers, Iron Man, Iron Man 3

35
569 479
Brian Austin Green is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians
mal1 added Beverly Hills, 90210, Domino

36
710 626
Aaron Carter is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians
Dancing with the Stars, Aaron Carter: Aaron's Party (Come Get It), Oh Aaron: Live in Concert!

37
572 698
delete is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians

38
559 488
Stephanie McIntosh is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians
Neighbours, Red Herring, The Steph Show

39
531 788
Jared Leto is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians
Requiem for a Dream, Dallas Buyers Club, Mr. Nobody

40
787 792
Jennifer Lopez is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians
Out of Sight, Maid in Manhattan, Monster-in-Law

41
406 304
Gwyneth Paltrow is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians
Coolza added Se7en, Iron Man 3, Iron Man 2

42
716 748
Hilary Duff is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians
A Cinderella Story, Lizzie McGuire, The Lizzie McGuire Movie

43
551 573
Juliette Lewis is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians
Natural Born Killers, What's Eating Gilbert Grape, From Dusk Till Dawn

44
412 482
Mark Wahlberg is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians
mal1 added Boogie Nights, The Fighter, Lone Survivor

45
515 521
Milla Jovovich is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians
The Fifth Element, Resident Evil: Apocalypse, Resident Evil: Extinction

46
542 462
Jack Palance is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians
Batman, The Swan Princess, Tango & Cash

47
114 81
Zooey Deschanel is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians
BillPowers added Elf, (500) Days of Summer, Yes Man

48
462 464
Paul Giamatti is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians
WarrenMitchell added Sideways, Saving Private Ryan, The Illusionist

49
467 469
Tom Wopat is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians
Django Unchained, The Dukes of Hazzard, Jonah Hex

50
332 310
Will Smith is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Absolute Worst Actors-Turned-Musicians
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