7 Celebrities You Probably Forgot Tried To Have A Singing Career

Auto-tune killed the musician.

1. Paris Hilton

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Paris’ debut album, Paris, was released in 2006 and made it to #1 on the Turkish Albums Chart. Featuring 11 songs, Ms. Hilton sold almost 200,000 copies over the next five years.

2. Joey Lawrence

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The eldest Lawrence brother released two albums, one in 1993 and one in 1997, both of which he co-wrote songs on. Stating that “music was always his passion,” the music video for his single, “Nothing My Love Can’t Fix” was basically the most ’90s thing to ever happen…ever…(witness for yourself!)

3. Jennifer Love Hewitt

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JLH released four albums between 1992 and 2002. Her most popular single, “How do I Deal” from the I Know What You Did Last Summer soundtrack, made it all the way to #59 on the Billboard Top 100 List. You go, Jen Coco!

4. Shaquille O’Neal

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Seems that Shaq had a pretty extensive music career prior to his appearance in Aaron Carter’s music video, “That’s How I Beat Shaq.” His first record, Shaq Diesel, went Platinum in the US and lead the basketball star to make three more records over the next five years.

5. Hayden Panettiere

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Before the Nashville star took the stage as Juliette Barnes, she took the stage as herself with one single, which reached #97 on US Pop 100, that was probably her form of rebellion against her Disney image. While she doesn’t grind on a much older man or wear extremely revealing outfits, she does state, “I think I’m gonna have to cheat, to keep your eyes on me.”

6. Eddie Murphy

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The comedian released five albums between 1982 and 1993, but I’m assuming he wants people to forget about them as there is an extremely small amount of information about Murphy’s singing career on the internet.

7. Jamie Lynn Sigler

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The Sopranos actress released her one and only album, Here to Heaven, in 2001 with the single, “Cry Baby.” Before it hit stores, Sigler stated that she believed her album would be a wonderful success. However, in a 2007 interview with Vegas magazine, Sigler noted that she was “embarrassed” by the album and wishes she had never released it. Even though her career as a soprano didn’t work out, luckily her career on The Sopranos did. (#puns…you’re welcome)

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