Top 10 Actors who can also Sing
“Are you a singer?” one of my friends asks me. “Yes I am; well that’s a different thing that my singing career starts in bathroom and sadly it ends there too”, I say making a piteous face. Well, if I tell you that everyone on this planet including 20 billion creatures, who don’t know what a song is, also bears a ‘singer’ inside them. And calling them a singer won’t be a lie. Do you love cuckoo, who sings early in the dawn and makes our day beautiful and a nightingale? Yes. Every one of us aware of these natural and god gifted singers.
But there are few, who make singing their career. And, let me finish- there are a few more who acts and sing. No no, I am not talking about any rock-star. If you are fond of movies, just like me; then you’ll always love songs sung by Geared Buttler than the songs he might lip-sing, Am I right?
Till 1950, it was assumed that actors who are busy in acting or dancing won’t be able to sing because of the cultivation of their other talents and thus playback singers came into the picture. But now, the era has changed. We see lots of actors and actress singing in their own movies while giving amazing acts shots. Various actors from Aamir Khan to Chris pine and actresses from Priyanka Chopra to Mandy Moore are now rewriting singing in their own terms.
Here’s a list of 10 such actors who can sing while working with their characters and roles in films! Check it out‼
10) Johnny Depp
Have a bottle of RUM and remember Captain Jack Sparrow (*lol*), an epic character from an epic movie Pirates of Caribbean. The highly successful actor who set a milestone upon creating amazing jack sparrow, Johnny Depp is one of the most versatile actors of the Hollywood. Depp is a terrifying guitarist and a singer, he had sung with Oasis band and also performed as a lead guitarist and a cover drummer. He sang for Sweeney Todd.
9) Jack Wagner
The person best known for his roles in best known for his roles on the soap operas General Hospital, From Nowhere to End, Santa Barbara, The Bold and the Beautiful and Melrose Place, Jack Wagner is a furious singer and a performer. He has his 5 released albums and lots of singles; Wagner is a credible actor who likely to be found singing as acting.
8) Miley Cyrus
The daughter of country singer Billy Ray Cyrus, Miley is well known for her Disney Channel television series Hannah Montana, in which she portrayed the starring character Miley Stewart. Further she released Hannah Montana 2: Meet Miley Cyrus, which served as the series’ soundtrack and her debut studio album. Her songs have been noted as upbeat pop songs, with a splash of country in them. I can’t believe the actress from the Nicholas Spark Novel based movie ‘The Last song’ is the same Miley who performs on stage with those mesmerizing voice notes. She has got hundreds of awards and notes of appreciation for her work. She is being recognized as one of the most successful artists in the industry. As of today, Miley has nine top-ten hits on the Hot 100.
7) Priyanka Chopra
The beautiful Indian actress with a huge fan following, the queen of thousand hearts; Priyanka Chopra is now coming up as a singer. Yes! She had already proved herself by releasing a single with Pitbull. Her single In my City is creating a history now. Being the first Bollywood person to sign by Creative Artists Agency in LA, Priyanka is now doing rock show concerts all across the world.
6) Anne Hathaway
The cute, the marvelous and the beautiful Anne Hathway, I am in love with her from her very beginning movie The Princess Diaries, where she was a young girl who discovers herself as a princess of a royal family; but it’s not where she sung anything. The Oscar winning movie Les Misérable, an epic historical drama, where songs were delivered as dialogues, there she has sung. She has sung something that feels soothing to every listener. Doesn’t matter you love music or not but I bet you, you’ll love Anny Hathway’s song in Les Misérable.
5) Justin Timberlake
An American singer-songwriter, dancer, businessman, and actor- Justin Timberlake is the outstanding all-rounder in the industry. Initially he was lead singer and the youngest member of band boy band ‘N Sync, being with the group he released his solo studio albums Justified (2002) and FutureSex/LoveSounds (2006). It was a great success for his singing career. Timberlake produced the Billboard Hot 100 number-one singles “SexyBack”, “My Love”, and “What Goes Around… Comes Around”, and let me tell you- My Love is my favorite song; I mean just look at the notes he had used in it and the magnificent singing style. Oh My God, anyone would love Timberlake for that. His every album exceeded the sales of seven million worldwide. He is known as one of the most commercially successful singers.
4) Hugh Jackman
Remember Wolvarine? X-Man character. The fabulous actor who got nominated for the best actor award for his role in Les Miserable, who is exclusively famous for his leads in Kate & Leopold, Van Helsing, The Prestige, Australia, Real Steel, Les Misérable, and Prisoners has a carrier in musical saga since 20o2. He had lots of stage performances. In 2002, Jackman sang the role of Billy Bigelow in the musical Carousel in a special concert performance at Carnegie Hall. He has won numerous awards and nominations for his stage plays. In 2004, he won the Tony Award and the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Musical for his 2003–2004 Broadway in the hit musical The Boy from Oz.
3) Gerard Butler
I remember ‘P S I Love You’, when I see Gerard Butler. He was such a perfect person in that movie, I mean his character and the songs he has sung there give me vibes of his being a country singer, funny and wondrous rock star. He was born in Paisley, Scotland and then spent his youth in Canada. People from Scotland give me obscure vibes of being a countryman and so Gerard Butler. He had also sung in the movie The Phantom of the Opera. If you didn’t hear him yet, . If you didn’t hear him yet, you must hear him to love country music, to love Gerard Butler and to love his singing.
2) Ringo Starr
Every one of you remember The Beatles, and the person who was drummer for the Beatles and the one who sang lead vocals for a song on most of the Beatles’ studio albums, including With a Little Help from My Friends, Yellow Submarine; Ringo Starr is an all rounder player in this field of music as well as acting. Known as fifth greatest drummer of all the time, Ringo is the most successful commercial singers from US and UK. And the person also has lots of movies he worked as an actor as well as a singer including Candy , The Magic Christian, Blindman , Son of Dracula and Caveman. Ringo had a great career for the longest time: from 1957 to till today.
1) Mandy Moore
Do you remember the sweet girl from the movie ‘A walk to remember’? Jamie, the simple and monochrome girl who blossoms into the fountain for the rainbow after the play she acts on. Wait! Am I forgetting something? Yes, the song- the song she sings there ‘only hope’. Oh my god, how beautifully she has sung that. I mean first time when I saw that movie I was broken into astonishment as if she can sing too?? And not only in ‘A walk to remember’, the girl has sung in many films including a blockbuster animation ‘Tangled’. As a child, she had a dream of pursuing her carrier in singing and I have read that she was being called as “National Anthem girl” in her childhood because she had sung the national anthem in several events around her hometown.