THE BEST MOVIES WITH
IN THE LEAD ROLES
They can sing! They can dance!
But – can they act? These musicians proved they were true triple threats with roles in these incredible movies.
The pop icon blew everyone away when she totally transformed into her unrecognizable role in this gritty Lee Daniels drama, proving after ‘Glitter’ there was gold!
With one project, Mary J became historic as the first person ever to be nominated for an acting Oscar and a music Oscar at the same time.
MARY J. BLIGE
A STAR IS BORN
After Mary J, Lady Gaga stepped right through to do the same, being nominated for an acting Oscar and a music Oscar at the same time.
Yeah, the Detroit rapper has an Oscar too, though admittedly not for his acting, but rather the hip-hop anthem at the center of his biopic.
She did walk away with the acting Oscar for her role opposite Nic Cage, and she’s so close to an EGOT now, she can taste it!
A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN
The Queen of pop dominated the big screen as well as the charts in the 90’s, but this is likely her most beloved role, apart from ‘Evita’.
THE SOCIAL NETWORK
Before he became SNL’s favorite host of the new millennium, JT tried out his acting chops in the tale of the rise of Facebook. He wasn’t bad – not bad at all!
The hair. The motorcycle. The music. There really wasn’t anything he couldn’t do, was there?
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