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    28 Musicians Who Made Iconic Guest-Star Appearances On TV Shows

    Ed Sheeran playing a Lannister soldier on Game of Thrones was super jarring.

    1. Kanye West played himself on Entourage.

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    2. Britney Spears played Abby, the receptionist at Stella Zinman's dermatology clinic, on How I Met Your Mother.

    Abby crying on the phone because a patient is being rude to her
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    3. Taylor Swift played Elaine, Shivrang鈥檚 former lover, on New Girl.

    Shivrang leaving Cece at the alter for Taylor Swift's character Elaine
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    4. David Bowie played himself on Extras.

    David Bowie writing a rude song about Ricky Gervais
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    5. Lady Gaga played the Countess on American Horror Story: Hotel and Sc谩thach on American Horror Story: Roanoke.

    Lady Gaga as the Countess sending a man away from a table
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    6. Ed Sheeran played a Lannister soldier on Game of Thrones.

    Ed Sheeran singing with Lannister soldiers when Arya Stark approaches them
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    7. Prince played himself on New Girl.

    Jess and Nick freaking out upon meeting Prince
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    8. Adele played herself on Ugly Betty.

    Adele surprising Betty for her photo shoot
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    9. Justin Bieber played serial bomber Jason McCann on CSI.

    Justin Bieber getting shot in the chest on CSI
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    10. Jon Bon Jovi played Seth, a romantic interest Carrie meets in the waiting room at her therapist's office, on Sex and the City.

    Jon Bon Jovi introducing himself to Carrie Bradshaw as "Seth"
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    11. Jennifer Lopez played herself on Will & Grace.

    Jennifer Lopez running into Karen in a Vegas bathroom
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    12. One Direction played themselves on iCarly.

    One Direction seeing "What Makes You Beautiful" on "iCarly"
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    13. Cyndi Lauper played Avalon Harmonia, Angela's psychic, on Bones.

    Cyndi Lauper singing "At Last" at Booth and Brennan's wedding
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    14. Bruno Mars played himself on Jane the Virgin.

    Bruno Mars singing at Jane and Michael's wedding
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    15. Carole King played Sophie Bloom, the owner of Stars Hollow's music store, Sophie's Music, on Gilmore Girls.

    Carole King working as music a shop owner and accepting Kirk's r茅sum茅
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    16. Nick Jonas played sociopathic hacker Ian Wright on Hawaii Five-0.

    Nick Jonas being interrogated on "Hawaii Five-0"
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    17. Katy Perry played Zoey's not-so-smart cousin, Honey, on How I Met Your Mother.

    Honey saying she gets emails from Michelle and Barack Obama
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    18. Pete Wentz played himself on One Tree Hill.

    Pete saying he will miss Peyton as he departs for a tour
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    19. Kelly Clarkson played Kelly, an up-and-coming weather woman from Oklahoma, on Reba.

    Kelly Clarkson talking about egg salad with Reba
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    20. Death Cab for Cutie played themselves on The O.C.

    Summer complaining that Seth is missing his favorite band perform as Death Cab for Cutie plays a live show at the bar
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    21. Backstreet Boys played themselves on Sabrina the Teenage Witch.

    Backstreet Boys drinking a talent potion and bursting into song
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    22. Nicole Scherzinger played Jessica Glitter, Robin's costar on the '90s Canadian kids show Space Teens, on How I Met Your Mother.

    Nicole guest-starring as a cohost on a 90s TV show alongside Robin Sparkles
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    23. Sigur R贸s played in King Joffrey and Margaery Tyrell's wedding band on Game of Thrones.

    King Joffrey throwing coins at Sigur R贸s, who were performing at his wedding
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    24. Curt Smith played himself on Psych.

    Shawn being surprised to find Curt Smith doing an acoustic performance in a man's backyard
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    25. Elvis Costello played Ben, a loud folk singer taking over Caf茅 Nervosa, on Frasier.

    Ben enlisting Niles for help with a song he's performing at the coffee shop
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    26. Usher played the magical Love Doctor on Sabrina the Teenage Witch.

    Usher telling Sabrina to tell her problems to the Love Doctor
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    27. Ray Charles played Sammy, Grandma Yetta's love interest, on The Nanny.

    Ray Charles as Sammy telling Fran how much he loves her voice
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    28. And finally, Donny Osmond played himself on Friends.

    Donny Osmond hosting "Pyramid" and Joey passing on his turn because he doesn't know anything about the legislature
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