Regarded as one of the greatest singers of all time, Whitney Houston held the Guinness Record for the most awarded female artist of all time. She has sold over 200 million records worldwide. Her first album was released in 1985 and its success was immediate.
Subsequently, the songstress successfully broke into the world of cinema, while simultaneously holding onto her chart-topping music career. Houston starred in films such as “The Bodyguard,” “Waiting to Exhale, and “The Preacher’s Wife” all of which were major ’90s classics. Her tragic death in 2012 left her many fans mourning the loss of her outstanding vocal cords.
Whether you're a fan or not, Björk's extremely unique music has majorly influenced indie music in the last couple of decades, and even if she's often been the target of cruel media buzz, but she is armed with awards. The Icelandic songbird has 13 Grammy Award nominations, a feat considering how esoteric her style is. And then there's acting.
The Icelandic songbird starred in the musical melodrama "Dancer in the Dark" and even won an Oscar for her impeccable performance. Björk has also starred in a string of TV shows, surprisingly around the world including TV shows in Germany and the States.
Selena Gomez is an actress, singer, and songwriter from Grand Praire, Texas. She started her career in 2002 as a child actor on the Disney Channel, with one of her earliest roles being on "Barney and Friends".
After her time with Disney, she went on to pursue a singing and songwriting career and has writing credits on over 40 songs. As of today, she enjoys a hefty estimated net worth of $75 million.
Known by her stage name, Lady Gaga, this artist is a singer, songwriter, and actress. She is widely recognized for her wild fashion and provocative work. Getting her start performing in school plays and at open mics around NYC, she ultimately sold over 27 million albums and 146 million singles, which makes lady Gaga one of the best-selling music artists of all time. And then she ventured into film.
With magnetic screen quality, Lady Gaga starred in the Oscar Award-winning film "A Star is Born" and revealed to her fans her incredible acting skills. Gaga even went on to nab herself an Oscar for her role.
Beyoncé Knowles rose to fame in the 1990s as the lead singer of the ever-popular R&B girl group Destiny's Child. Throughout her expansive career, Beyoncé has sold over 100 million records worldwide, making her one of the world's best-selling music artists. It was only natural that with such a presence, she would foray into films.
Beyoncé did especially well in films with a musical flavor where she could boast both her acting and singing chops. If you've seen "Dream Girls" you would know it's roughly based on a sensational singing trio "The Supremes" and Diana Ross. We suppose there's no one better to portray her than Beyoncé. She also starred in "Cadillac Records" "Lion King" (2019) "Pink Panther" and more.