7 Singers Who Shined in Their Film Debut

Gaga made a stunning film debut in "A Star is Born" (2018), showcasing her incredible talent not just in singing but also in acting, earning critical acclaim and several award nominations, including an Academy Award for Best Actress.

Lady Gaga

Cher's first major film role was in "Silkwood" (1983), which earned her critical praise and a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She later went on to have a successful acting career alongside her singing career.


Hudson's breakout role was in "Dreamgirls" (2006), where she not only showcased her powerhouse vocals but also her acting skills, winning the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance.

Jennifer Hudson 

Beyoncé's film debut was in "Austin Powers in Goldmember" (2002), but it was her role in "Dreamgirls" (2006) that truly highlighted her acting abilities alongside her well-known singing talent.


Houston's film debut was in "The Bodyguard" (1992), where she not only starred alongside Kevin Costner but also delivered one of the best-selling singles of all time, "I Will Always Love You," showcasing her vocal prowess on screen.

Whitney Houston

Streisand's film debut was in "Funny Girl" (1968), where she played Fanny Brice and won the Academy Award for Best Actress. Streisand's singing and acting skills were on full display in this iconic role.

Barbra Streisand

Eminem made a powerful film debut in "8 Mile" (2002), a semi-autobiographical film where he showcased not just his rap skills but also his acting ability, earning critical acclaim for his performance.