The music industry has a cutthroat competition and to sing is not everyone’s cup of tea.Many models and actors have attempted to rise as singers but failed miserably.Just because you come from the glamorous world and are among the highest rated celebrities does not mean you can sing.Here‘s a list of celebrities who became successful in other fields of art but failed in music.
Jillian Rose Banks
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Banksis the highest paid model from Orange County, California who appeared in many music videos like “Love Thing” and “Black or White”.Later, she decided to enter the music world and in the year, 2004 recorded her first unsuccessful song Shake ya body.Lily Collins, one of her good friends helped in passing her music to the industry people after which she released her first official song “Before I met you”.
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Evenafter attaining popularity in acting career, Lindsaywanted to try her luck as a pop singer.She tried developing her career as a singing sensation but could only deliver one notable song, “Rumors” and the rest of the songs only brought disappointment. Since 2008, her journey as a singer has ended.
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Russell started his music career in 1980 with a band called Roman Antixand renamed it as 30Odd Foot of Grunts in 1990. Initially, the band did well butnot everyone likedRussell’s music and finally his music career took a backseat.
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Ashlee has given some amazing albums to the music industryincludingChristmas Past, Present and Future, Freaky Friday and Autobiography,trying to follow the path of her successful sister Jessica.She faced downfall in her career due to lack of authenticity and her chaotic presence on Saturday Night live. Bittersweet World was her final lowest selling album in 2011 after which,there is no release in her name.
Shaquille O’ Neal
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The seven feet tall, award winning basketball player Shaquille O’ Neiltried making his career in music and acting as well.Shaq diesel was his debut album that turned out to be big hit. Along with this, he sang nine rap singles and released four albums. However, the albums proved worse every time and ended his singing career.
Celebs from different areas of acting, modeling and sports have tried spreading their roots in the music world. It has indeed been difficult for some stars to carry on with the same sparkling image that they had before entering the critical music world and finally failed in their music careers.