Curses

20 Otherworldly Curses in the Music Industry

It shouldn’t be surprising that there are a bevy of curses, superstitions, and creepy coincidences interwoven into the fabric of the music industry. Stardom is a strange and fickle mistress that exists in the world in between the corporeal world and the land of the unknown. And while we don’t want to totally spook you out, some of the curses on this list are super demonic in nature, but most of them are just creepy coincidences that seem to end up occurring over and over again.

Whether you’re a best new artist winner at the Grammys, or a contestant on La Voz de Mexico, you’ve been on the receiving end of a classic music industry curse. Some of the other extra creepy curses on this list will chill you to your darkest bone and they may even keep you from carrying a white lighter or consulting any Ouija boards until you make it out of your 30s. Others will have you questioning what really went down during prominent events. 

We present to you this list of curses and superstitions that run rampant through the music industry. So have a glass of water and try not to freak out when you read through this list of the creepiest curses to ever hit the musical world, whether it’s a haunted shepherd’s pie or a karaoke song that drives its singers to do bad things! Vote up the musician myths that take the creepy cake.

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