Actresses Who Can Sing

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Oct. 21 2009, Updated 4:40 a.m. ET

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RadarOnline.com brings you 10 sexy starlets who are also talented in singing.

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1. Miley Cyrus rocketed to fame as an actress, but comes from a musical dynasty. Her Dad is country crooner Billy Ray Cyrus.

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Miley Cyrus rocketed to fame as an actress, but comes from a musical dynasty. Her Dad is country crooner Billy Ray Cyrus.

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2. After finding huge success in her mixed TV/musical format, Miley released her own disc—last year’s “Breakout”.

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After finding huge success in her mixed TV/musical format, Miley released her own disc—last year’s “Breakout”.

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3. Miley’s had several Hot 100 hits, including her recent “Party in the U.S.A.”

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Miley’s had several Hot 100 hits, including her recent “Party in the U.S.A.”

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4. Cyrus will keep the ball rolling this winter with the release of her musically themed Nicholas Sparks flick “The Last Song”.

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Cyrus will keep the ball rolling this winter with the release of her musically themed Nicholas Sparks flick “The Last Song”.

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5. Cyrus just wrapped a cameo in the highly anticipated Sex and the City sequel, opposite Kim Cattrall.

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Cyrus just wrapped a cameo in the highly anticipated Sex and the City sequel, opposite Kim Cattrall.

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6. Hilary Duff was a Disney Idol as Lizzie McGuire, so a natural step for the perky blonde was to hit the studio!

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Hilary Duff was a Disney Idol as Lizzie McGuire, so a natural step for the perky blonde was to hit the studio!

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7. Duff’s first single “So Yesterday,” was a major hit, and made stars of producers The Matrix.

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Duff’s first single “So Yesterday,” was a major hit, and made stars of producers The Matrix.

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8. Her second album Dignity soared, eventually leading to a 2008 greatest hits disc called Best of Hilary Duff.

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Her second album Dignity soared, eventually leading to a 2008 greatest hits disc called Best of Hilary Duff.

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9. Duff now takes residence on “Gossip Girl” as movie star Olivia Burke, but has said she intends to sing again soon.

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Duff now takes residence on “Gossip Girl” as movie star Olivia Burke, but has said she intends to sing again soon.

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10. Duff’s sister Haylie has also tried her hand at a singing career.

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Duff’s sister Haylie has also tried her hand at a singing career.

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11. Jennifer Lopez has an impressive body of on-screen work under her belt, and a proven appetite for diva domination with an equally successful singing career.

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Jennifer Lopez has an impressive body of on-screen work under her belt, and a proven appetite for diva domination with an equally successful singing career.

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12. Lopez’s debut album On The 6 produced hits like “Waiting For Tonight,” and “If U Had My Love.”

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Lopez’s debut album On The 6 produced hits like “Waiting For Tonight,” and “If U Had My Love.”

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13. Lopez was the first actress in history to have a simultaneous number one film and record, with “The Wedding Planner” and iconic album J. Lo.

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Lopez was the first actress in history to have a simultaneous number one film and record, with “The Wedding Planner” and iconic album J. Lo.

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14. After a tumultuous celluloid downturn and disastrous public breakup with Ben Affleck, Lopez poured her heart into Rebirth, a record she collaborated on with the likes of LL Cool J.

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After a tumultuous celluloid downturn and disastrous public breakup with Ben Affleck, Lopez poured her heart into Rebirth, a record she collaborated on with the likes of LL Cool J.

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15. Now she’s playing mom to two twins, but will soon release a hip-pop track called “Fresh Out The Oven.”

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Now she’s playing mom to two twins, but will soon release a hip-pop track called “Fresh Out The Oven.”

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16. Lindsay Lohan is a true entrepreneur at heart, but has her roots in song and stage.

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Lindsay Lohan is a true entrepreneur at heart, but has her roots in song and stage.

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17. At 18, record honcho Tommy Mattola gave Lindsay a shot to record a solo dance album.

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At 18, record honcho Tommy Mattola gave Lindsay a shot to record a solo dance album.

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18. Mottola’s instincts were on, and her debut disc performed solidly with tracks like “Rumors” and “Over.”

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Mottola’s instincts were on, and her debut disc performed solidly with tracks like “Rumors” and “Over.”

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19. A follow-up record, A Little More Personal (RAW), failed to catch on with fans.

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A follow-up record, A Little More Personal (RAW), failed to catch on with fans.

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20. Recently, with the help of writer/singer Ne-Yo, Lohan churned out the well-received track “Bossy,” yet failed to produce and album or tour to support it.

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Recently, with the help of writer/singer Ne-Yo, Lohan churned out the well-received track “Bossy,” yet failed to produce and album or tour to support it.

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21. Brittany Murphy is a gritty, indie-cinema darling who isn’t afraid to shout out on the microphone.

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Brittany Murphy is a gritty, indie-cinema darling who isn’t afraid to shout out on the microphone.

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22. Murphy has appeared in hit films like “Uptown Girls” and “8 Mile.”

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Murphy has appeared in hit films like “Uptown Girls” and “8 Mile.”

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23. DJ Paul Oakenfold borrowed Murphy’s vocals for his track “Faster Kill Pussycat.”

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DJ Paul Oakenfold borrowed Murphy’s vocals for his track “Faster Kill Pussycat.”

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24. Murphy is currently married to screenwriter Simon Monjack.

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Murphy is currently married to screenwriter Simon Monjack.

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25. Brittany tried her hand at singing again with Queen’s “Somebody To Love,” for the Disney flick “Happy Feet.”

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Brittany tried her hand at singing again with Queen’s “Somebody To Love,” for the Disney flick “Happy Feet.”

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26. Leighton Meester skyrocketed to campy glory playing the conniving Blair Waldorf on The CW’s “Gossip Girl.”

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Leighton Meester skyrocketed to campy glory playing the conniving Blair Waldorf on The CW’s “Gossip Girl.”

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27. While Meester plays the preppy Park Ave princess on TV, she secretly has designs on rock stardom.

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While Meester plays the preppy Park Ave princess on TV, she secretly has designs on rock stardom.

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28. Meester’s musical debut came as a guest vocal on “Good Girls Go Bad,” the hit track from band Cobra Starship.

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Meester’s musical debut came as a guest vocal on “Good Girls Go Bad,” the hit track from band Cobra Starship.

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29. Leighton is now preparing a full solo album, with contributions from smoking hot R&B singer Robin Thicke.

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Leighton is now preparing a full solo album, with contributions from smoking hot R&B singer Robin Thicke.

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30. Meester dates “Gossip Girl” costar, and real life hottie, Sebastian Stan.

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Meester dates “Gossip Girl” costar, and real life hottie, Sebastian Stan.

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31. Jennifer Love Hewitt reigned over teen pop culture in the early 90’s, becoming a cover girl after breaking out on drama “Party of Five.”

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Jennifer Love Hewitt reigned over teen pop culture in the early 90’s, becoming a cover girl after breaking out on drama “Party of Five.”

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32. Hewitt tried her hand at spinoff glory with the shortly lived “Time Of Your Life,” and then tried her hand at singing!

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Hewitt tried her hand at spinoff glory with the shortly lived “Time Of Your Life,” and then tried her hand at singing!

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33. Hewitt recorded a darker pop anthem for the sequel to her hit horror flick “I Know What You Did Last Summer.”

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Hewitt recorded a darker pop anthem for the sequel to her hit horror flick “I Know What You Did Last Summer.”

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34. After the horror genre couldn’t generate heat, Hewitt tried her hand at a full LP, spawning the cult hit “Bare Naked.”

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After the horror genre couldn’t generate heat, Hewitt tried her hand at a full LP, spawning the cult hit “Bare Naked.”

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35. Hewitt currently stars on the CBS supernatural drama “The Ghost Whisperer.”

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Hewitt currently stars on the CBS supernatural drama “The Ghost Whisperer.”

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36. Scarlett Johansson got her big acting break in Robert Redford’s “The Horse Whisperer,” before pursuing her musical interests.

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Scarlett Johansson got her big acting break in Robert Redford’s “The Horse Whisperer,” before pursuing her musical interests.

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37. Johansson was once up for the lead in “The Sound of Music,” produced by Andrew Lloyd Weber on London’s West End. The part was ultimately cast via talent search.

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Johansson was once up for the lead in “The Sound of Music,” produced by Andrew Lloyd Weber on London’s West End. The part was ultimately cast via talent search.

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38. Scarlett starred in Justin Timberlake’s 2007 music video for “What Goes Around,” where she was likely bitten by the singing bug.

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Scarlett starred in Justin Timberlake’s 2007 music video for “What Goes Around,” where she was likely bitten by the singing bug.

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39. Johansson’s album of Tom Waits covers, Anywhere I Lay My Head, received mixed reviews but charted well.

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Johansson’s album of Tom Waits covers, Anywhere I Lay My Head, received mixed reviews but charted well.

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40. Recently, Scarlett has collaborated with indie music king Pete Yorn.

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Recently, Scarlett has collaborated with indie music king Pete Yorn.

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41. Jada Pinkett Smith is an A-list actress on the red carpet, but a hardcore rocker on the stage.

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Jada Pinkett Smith is an A-list actress on the red carpet, but a hardcore rocker on the stage.

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42. Smith’s band Wicked Wisdom has a cult following for their raunchy rough sound and wild stage show.

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Smith’s band Wicked Wisdom has a cult following for their raunchy rough sound and wild stage show.

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43. Jada got the privilege of opening up for Britney Spears’ Onyx Hotel Tour.

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Jada got the privilege of opening up for Britney Spears’ Onyx Hotel Tour.

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44. Jada’s husband, Will Smith, is a self-admitted huge fan. Shocker!

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Jada’s husband, Will Smith, is a self-admitted huge fan. Shocker!

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45. Pinkett Smith now takes up residence on TNT’s “Hawthorne,” but we’re sure she’ll jam out soon.

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Pinkett Smith now takes up residence on TNT’s “Hawthorne,” but we’re sure she’ll jam out soon.

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46. Vanessa Williams is a mean TV queen, but has long been an award winning and top-selling singer.

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Vanessa Williams is a mean TV queen, but has long been an award winning and top-selling singer.

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47. After her 1980’s Miss America controversy, Williams retreated to the studio to reinvent herself.

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After her 1980’s Miss America controversy, Williams retreated to the studio to reinvent herself.

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48. Williams is the voice behind Disney’s “Pocahontas” hit ballad, “Colors of the Wind.”

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Williams is the voice behind Disney’s “Pocahontas” hit ballad, “Colors of the Wind.”

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49. Williams’ track “Save The Best for Last,” embodies 90’s easy listening melodies.

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Williams’ track “Save The Best for Last,” embodies 90’s easy listening melodies.

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50. While she’s currently concentrating on “Ugly Betty,” fans can rest assured Vanessa’s never too far from the microphone.

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While she’s currently concentrating on “Ugly Betty,” fans can rest assured Vanessa’s never too far from the microphone.

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