08/14/2014 03:40 EDT | Updated 08/14/2014 03:59 EDT

Stick To Your Day Job: 20 Celebrities Who Failed At Music Careers

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Why is it fame always seems to be a misguided right of passage for celebrities to think they can become musicians?

For years, celebrities from all walks of life — be it film, television, modeling, sports or sex tapes — think because they have become a household name, they have a sure-fire shot at a singing career. A lot of the time it's celebrities you would never suspect to have delusions of becoming singers. Not surprisingly, most of the time they’re very wrong.

Whether it's been Shaq or Kobe’s attempts at hip hop careers, Tyra Banks or Kim Kardashian’s attempt at being pop stars or even Steven Segal or Leonard Nimoy’s attempts to become famous singers, here’s a look 20 surprising celebrities who tried their luck at music careers but totally should have stuck to their day job.