6 Soap Stars Who Tried A Career In Music

    Chris "The Phantom" Fountain's music career ended before it started. He's not the first soap star to try and climb the charts.

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    Sadly his employers thought the lyrics - "I'm a motherfucking demon, I'll stab you in the face with a diseased needle" being just one - were totally unacceptable. Fountain's flourishing rap career - and definitely his TV one - has halted.

    Not everyone's floundered at the first step, though. Here are seven soap stars turned pop star.

    1. Holly Valance

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    2. Adam Rickitt

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    3. Kylie Minogue

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    4. Sid Owen

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    5. Bill Tarmey

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    6. Claire Sweeney

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