From Lady Gaga to Britney Spears: chronicling the best and worst musicians who swapped stage for screen

It’s awards season.

For an actor, there’s no greater recognition for a performance than winning an Academy Award, which have celebrated the year’s best films since 1929.

And for ones that have missed the mark, there’s the Golden Raspberry Awards, which have recognised the year’s worst films since 1981.

Neither have been off limits to the many pop stars who have turned to acting.

Indeed, for every Lady Gaga, who is nominated for a Best Actress Academy Award for A Star Is Born, there has been a Britney Spears, who was panned for her starring role in the coming-of-age drama Crossroads almost 20 years ago.

So to celebrate Gaga’s nomination, we analysed the Oscars and the Razzies to chronicle the best and worst performances of the artists who swapped the stage for the screen.

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