16. Scarlett Johansson

She released two albums and 5 sound tracks. Scarlett is more into folk and alternative styles and some thinks that she is not taking her music – hobby – career seriously, but she did well indeed.

1. Juliette Lewis
She is so into punk rock! She formed the Juliette and the Licks in 2003. They released 3 albums and 4 singles, and sadly broke up in 2009.

2. Adrian Grenier
Actor, film producer and director and you know what?! He is also a singer, guitarist and a drummer.

4. Eddie Murphy
Eddie ladies and gentlemen, Eddie! Despite that he released 5 albums, his third release considered as his debut musical one titled How Could it Be in 1985. His latest was Love’s Alright (1993), which included a song featuring Michael Jackson – as there, was a year earlier cooperation in MJ’s hit Remember the Time. In 2013 and after 20 years, he surprised the music industry again by releasing a reggae/R&B single ‘Red Light’ with Snoop Lion; do you know who that was? Check it out…

5. Milla Jovovich
Oh, as a science fiction/action actress like her, didn’t expect she will do a good folk rock and experimental music. Jovovich released 2 albums; The Divine Comedy in 1994 and The People Tree Sessions in 1998 in addition to that released other songs.

6. Jason Schwartzman
Coconut Records is Jason‘s indie pop band. He released two albums; Nighttiming in 2007 and Davy in 2009, as well as he did the main theme of Bored to death and a soundtrack for Funny People. Besides, he wrote the music for the American TV show, Smallvilleand the romantic comedy film, Slackers. Schwartzman started as a drummer in the alternative rock band Phantom Planet, but he actually plays guitar, bass, piano and keyboards.

7. Billy Bob Thornton
Billy is a very talented singer and songwriter indeed. He released 4 albums; also he is the singer and drummer of the country rock band, The Boxmasters.

8. Lindsay Lohan

The sweet teen reminder! Or this is how I see it indeed. Lindsay is known for her American teen films, so that she preferred to give the same image through her music. Lohan released two pop rock albums and both works had a huge number musicians and technical team. Both albums got fine ranking.

9. Hilary Duff
By all means, she is a gifted person. A good resume of acting, writing and music as well. Duff released 4 albums, 2 EPs, 2 live albums, 3 compilation albums, 4 video albums, 17 singles and 14 music videos.

10. Kevin Costner
In 2007, Costner plays guitar and sing in his country rock band Kevin Costner & Modern West. The band released 4 albums, 7 singles and 3 music videos.

11. Michael Cera
Cera plays mandolin, bass guitar and sings. As he plays with the indie rock super group Mister Heavenly and The Long Goodbye, he also released his debut album True That in 2014 using the software GarageBand which performed all instruments there, and published it through his official Bandcamp page.

12. Steven Seagal
He is known as an action film star. He has many cool films, but also he is interested in music, law and business. Seagal plays guitar, drums, percussion and sings. He released two albums, the first was in 2005 titled Songs from the Crystal Cave and then year after released the second one and called Mojo Priest. Mostly his music is based on blues and blues rock.

13. Elizabeth Gillies
Despite her young age she was capable to get audience attention by her acting and music career. She has been featured in many guest appearances in the past two years. She has been featured too in Ariana Grande song ‘Santa Baby’ in 2013 through her EP Christmas Kisses. She did many cover songs like ‘You & I’, ‘Father and Son’, ‘Fast Car’ as well as originals.

14. Jim Carrey
The lovely Jim Carrey! This unique fella is also a remarkable musician. Carrey worked in 4 music releases in singing and keyboards. The latest single is ‘Cold Dead Hand’ released by Carrey and the alternative rockers, Eels.

15. John Travolta

Seriously, who doesn’t knowSaturday Night Fever‘ or ‘Grease? Travolta have been in the music career, whether in film career, solo project or guest appearance in albums. He has been featured in 12 albums, the most known are ‘John Travolta’ in 1976, ‘Hairspray’ in 2007, ‘Grease’ in 1987 and the latest project This Christmas with Olivia Newton-John.

Written by: Mena Ezzat.

Edited by: NJ Bakr.

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