Double Threats: Actresses Who Sing -- and Singers Who Act!

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Double Threats: Actresses Who Sing -- and Singers Who Act!

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Barbados native Rihanna stormed onto the music scene in 2005, and she's been dominating the charts ever since. After releasing seven hit albums and winning four Grammy awards, the international superstar decided it was time to try her hand at acting. In 2012, RiRi made her theatrical film debut, playing a naval officer in the sci-fi action film Battleship. She also made an appearance as herself in This is the End

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