I normally don’t approve of non-musicians putting out singles, but Johnny gets a free pass. Some of these other celebs aren’t so lucky … and they will be graded as I see fit.
10 Awesome Non-Musicians Who Recorded Singles
It’s pretty easy to say that Johnny Weir is my favorite athlete ever because, well, I totally hate sports and he’s fantastic. But now it looks like he’s about to become my favorite singer! The Olympic figure skater is recording a song called “Dirty Love” this month and says, “I know I’m not a legitimate, real singer, but I can still rock it like Britney.” I don’t care if it’s 100 percent auto-tuned, I’ll support Johnny and, apparently, he’s putting the effort in. “I’ve been working a lot on my voice,” he said. “If I only do one song in my life, I want it to be a huge success. My main goal is to perform it at the VMAs. I want to come out on a little circle of ice from underneath the stage or something crazy like that!” [People]