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These Musicians All Tried Acting And We Wish They Wouldn’t Have

List RulesVote up the musicians who should have stuck to music.

Sometimes a crossover career works out well - Elvis Presley was both a successful musician and actor, and Justin Timberlake has found success in both areas as well. But not everyone has the same luck. Some of the most beloved musicians who light up the stage have failed to do the same once the cameras started rolling. 

Everyone from Britney Spears to Mick Jagger has attempted to delve into the world of movies and TV, only to be told by fans and critics that they should stick to their day job. Whether it's Jennifer Lopez's performance in Gigli or the trainwreck that was Mariah Carey's Glittersometimes even the best musicians just don't end up translating to the big screen. 

Here are some of the most notorious examples of singers turned actors.