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Ontd Original: Stars who released songs while appearing on hit T.V. shows*

Joey Lawrence "Nothing my love can't fix" 1994. #19 Billboard hot 100



Source:https://youtu.be/ENZ3XbxCRZs

Source:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joey_Lawrence


-Blossom" star Joey Lawrence got a top 20 single and the video for the song played at the end of the shows episode.

- A list of stars who recorded songs and/or albums while simultaneously appearing on hit shows.

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_ Note: Will Smith and Brandy were already successful in music before their respective shows, and the Disney kids all appeared on albums,so that would be a long list.* One star had their song two years after their show ended.


Janet Jackson "Dream street" 1984





Source:https://youtu.be/Ol5df_0LW_A
Source:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dream_Street_(Janet_Jackson_album)


_Janet Jackson filmed the video for the song "Dream Street" while she was filming the TV show "Fame". Debbie Allen who starred in the film and tv show , appears as the director in the video




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Jennifer love Hewitt "How Do I Deal" 1998



Source:https://youtu.be/skwGTJx7Ab0

Source:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jennifer_Love_Hewitt




-Jennifer love Hewitt starred on the drama "Party of five" and released this song when she filmed "I Still know what you did last summer"


Alyssa Milano "What a feeling"




Source:https://youtu.be/jHvd4lQ-rOo

Source:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alyssa_Milano_discography


-While filming "Who's the boss" Alyssa Milano released 3 albums in Japan from 1989-1993




Source:https://youtu.be/lh32C7zKyGw

Source:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alyssa_Milano_discography


Kim Fields :He loves me, loves me not" 1984



Source:https://youtu.be/cYZGY8DdGR0

Source:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kim_Fields

-While starring on " The Facts of Life' Kim Fields produced this minor dance hit in 1984.



Don Johnson "Heartbeat" 1986



Source:https://youtu.be/5CR4lSORZ_Q

Source:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heartbeat_(Helen_Reddy_song)



-While starring on "Miami Vice", star Don Johnson(Dakota's father) recorded this cover that was originally recorded by Helen Reddy{I am Woman). Johnson's version reached #5 on the billboard top 100.


Bruce Willis "Respect yourself" 1987




Source:https://youtu.be/trEuG-m9uBA

Source:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Respect_Yourself


-While starring on "Moonlighting" Bruce Willis recorded this cover of the Staple singers hit song.

The Staple singers charted at #12 on the hot 100 and #2 on the R&B charts in 1971.

Willis's charted at #5 on the hot 100 and #20 on the R&b charts in 1987.


Shelley Fabares "Johnny Angel" 1962




Source:https://youtu.be/SC1Zk5oIEPA

Source:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shelley_Fabares


-Shelley Fabares performed her song "Johnny Angel" on "The Donna Reed Show" which she starred as Reed's daughter. The song went to number one on the hot 100 chart in 1962.


Ricky Nelson "Lonesome Town 1959




Source:https://youtu.be/fctiF_-RYMU

Source:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lonesome_Town


-Ricky Nelson starred on the show "The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet" with his real life parents and brother for 14 years. During the later years he became a teen star and successful musician. Nelson had the first number 1 hit on the billboard 100 in 1958 with "Poor Little Fool" he had many more hits. "Lonesome Town" Reached #7 on the hot 100 and #15 on the R&B charts.

Brian Austin Green




Source:https://youtu.be/9g5h8jrceec

Source:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/One_Stop_Carnival



Source:https://youtu.be/a3Wf2JeEr_I


-Brian Austin Green starred on "Beverly Hills 90210" for 10 years. in 1996 he released the album "One Stop Carnival", which was produced by Pharcyde member Slimkid3.


Tatyana Ali "Dayreamin" 1998




Source:https://youtu.be/NMoeN1XFkNo

Source:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kiss_the_Sky_(Tatyana_Ali_album)

"The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" ended in 1996, but Tatyana Ali performed on the show when it aired and that lead to her hit song "Daydreamin" that reached #6 on the hot 100 and #5 on the R&B chart in 1998
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