VOTE The Best Songs Recorded by TV Stars  

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List Rules Musical maestros...or should they stick to the smallscreen? Vote up your favorite songs by TV stars.

Television actors and actresses have historically crossed over into the musical landscape, and those on this list had the most memorable transitions. Many of these TV stars created memorable music videos with their pop hits and still pursue their musical careers with greater vigor than ever.


Millions know Drake as the rap icon of the year, but we should never forget when he was Aubrey Graham, a Nickelodeon star on the show "Degrassi." TV stars like David Hasselhoff and William Shatner released epic cover songs, "Hooked on a Feeling" and "Rocket Man" respectively, that have cemented their fame into the fabric of pop culture.

Others ranked on this list, those who transitioned from television acting into musical performing, include Disney stars like Hilary Duff and Selena Gomez. This list truly consists of the best music from TV stars with unforgettable songs for all to enjoy.
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Lucy Hale (2014)
10 4
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2 18 VOTES

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Hilary Duff

Metamorphosis (2003)

Composer: Charlie Midnight, Lauren Christy, Scott Spock, Graham Edwards

11 7
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3 9 VOTES

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Jennifer Love Hewitt

BareNaked (2002)

6 3
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4 16 VOTES

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Zooey Deschanel

Volume Two (2010)

Composer: Zooey Deschanel

9 7
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