Comedian, actress, and musician Carrie Brownstein has seen success on many fronts. From her band Sleater Kinney to her successful sketch show “Portlandia” to various other artistic pursuits such as a memoir, and other musical projects, Brownstein is certainly multi-talented.
Recently she partnered up with musician Annie Clark aka St. Vincent for the musical mockumentary “Nowhere Inn” where she showed her musical and acting chops. Another notable performance was her stint on the Amazon Prime series “Transparent.”
Formed in 1989, the band Hole was Courtney Love’s path to stardom. While some may argue that it was her relationship with Kurt Cobain that threw her into the spotlight, others maintain that Courtney has always been a talented rocker chick. In addition to Hole, Love also created a successful solo career for herself.
Aside from her involvement in a string of Kurt Cobain documentaries, Love has starred in films "Man on the Moon" alongside Jim Carrey, "The People vs. Larry Flynt, "Sid and Nancy," and more.
This super accomplished actress who has starred in films like "Hunger Games," "Silver Linings Playbook," and "American Hustle" just to name a few, has claimed that she actually hates singing in front of people. Though that didn't stop her from recording a song for the "Hunger Games" sequel "Mockingjay."
"The Hanging Tree" ended up debuting at No.12 on the Billboard Hot 100 in December 2014. The song was written by the Lumineers’ Jeremiah Fraites and Wesley Schultz.
You wouldn't expect this gossip girl to sweep you off your feet with her lovely 'Jewel-esque' voice, but that's exactly what happened with her cover of Dreams by Fleetwood Mac that she performed with friend Dana Williams. She also made an appearance on Cobra Starship's 2009 “Good Girls Go Bad.”
Musical accomplishments aside (and "Gossip Girl") the actress has starred in "The Roommate," "That's My Boy" and more. Recently she's appeared on the TV series "Single Parents."
Now an Oscar-winning actress and Marvel queen, Brie Larson led up to her megastar status with a string of successful indie films, so it's fair to say that Brie Larson is an accomplished Hollywood actress.
As for her musical pursuits, she played Envy Adams and lent her vocals to the fictional band in "Scott Pilgrim vs. the World." Her song “She Said” earned over three million views on YouTube and gained her some much-deserved radio play.