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Top Three Musical Artists Turned Actors

The entertainment world is a boundary-less world. Involvement in entertainment industry usually takes not just single, but multiple talents; that is why we often see some musical artists who suddenly turn to acting. Or the opposite, many actors have suddenly tried their luck in music. Some of them are successful, but some are not. Here are three of the top (female!) musical artists who turned to acting, both for film and television series.


Have been becoming one of the most popular musical artists in the world, Beyonce had some credits in acting for a feature film in her career. She has been performing some acting roles for films like ‘The Pink Panther’ in 2006 and ‘Cadillac Records’ in 2008. But, her acting performance was mostly notable for her role as a singing trio member in ‘Dreamgirls’ in 2006. For the role, she received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Performance by Actress in Comedy or Musical.

Lady Gaga

Best known for her controversies and weird fashion style, Lady Gaga’s first on-screen role was in ‘Machete Kills’ in the year 2013. She also featured her single ‘Aura’ from her album ‘Artpop’ in the film’s trailer. But, her most notable acting performance was in ‘American Horror Story: Hotel’, in which she performed as one of the villains in the television series. For her role in it, she won a Golden Globe award for Best Performance by An Actress in a Limited Series in the year 2016.


The veteran pop artist has been widely known in the entertainment industry, not only in music but also in the film. She landed a role as Eva Peron in the film ‘Evita’ in 1996. In the film, she acted against Antonio Banderas. The film gained her a win as Best Performance by Actress in Comedy or Musical in Golden Globe awards 1997.