15 Reality TV Stars Turned Wannabe Musicians

15 Reality TV Stars Turned Wannabe Musicians

<p>Snooki, The Situation and the rest of the "Jersey Shore" gang return for the second season premiere tonight on MTV, and to celebrate, we've collected the best, worst, and funniest music moments courtesy of reality TV stars.</p>

Nostalgic for fist-pumping, smushing, and drunken brawling after a night of chugging Ron Ron Juice?

Not to worry -- Snooki, The Situation and the rest of the "Jersey Shore" gang officially return to MTV tonight (July 29) for the season 2 premiere of their reality smash. To celebrate, we've collected the most memorable (for better or worse) musical moments that two decades of reality TV stars have brought to the world. From the techno treats of Pauly D and Heidi Montag's beach-set video to Kelly Osbourne's Madonna moment, these brave souls made the leap from TV to the radio, for all of our listening pleasure!

Watch the videos here, and tell us which ones you think could actually make it onto the Billboard charts.

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"Beat Dat Beat"

DJ Pauly D, "Jersey Shore"

"I'm DJ Pauly D, and I'm going to have you fist pumpin' all night long," warns the "Jersey Shore" star in his debut single, "Beat Dat Beat." Delvecchio offers pearls of wisdom and declares that "being a guido's a way of life," over a catchy explosion of synths.

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"The Situation"

Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino, "Jersey Shore"

Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino gets help from Fatman Scoop makes his Auto-tuned singing debut on this hyperactive club track. Mr. GTL addresses the haters and brags about his ladies in between the chorus' sampled declaration: "Whoa, we got a situation!"

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"Money Can't Buy You Class"

Countess LuAnn de Lesseps, "The Real Housewives of New York City"

On "Money Can't Buy You Class," this "Real Housewife" star explains the proper etiquette for treating a woman with respect. As she warns against texting during a date and not opening doors for ladies, the Countess revels in the nightlife and shares a bed with a dozen male models.

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"All Glocks Down"

Heather B.

Heather B. of the original "Real World" cast may well be the only credible hip hop artist to stem from reality television. With an impressive flow, Heather samples Black Moon's "How Many MC's" for the hard-hitting "All Glocks Down."

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"Higher"

Heidi Montag, "The Hills"

Heidi Montag may be currently separated from her "Hills" mate Spencer Pratt, but the latter's brief stint as a music video director included the clip for Montag's single "Higher." In a barely-there bikini, Heidi prances around the beach and lip-synchs every word with gusto for the cameras.

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"Come On Be My Baby Tonight"

David Broom, "The Real World: New Orleans"

"The Real World: New Orleans" cast mate David Broom delivered a low-key soul jam with his single, "Come On Be My Baby Tonight." Years later, Broom appeared on "Chappelle's Show" and performed the song -- with extra scat-singing -- alongside the comedian in 2003.

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"Hey Yo!"

Brooke Hogan, "Hogan Knows Best"

Brooke Hogan transitioned from being a WWF legend's daughter to an aspiring pop singer over the course of two VH1 reality shows, "Hogan Knows Best" and "Brooke Knows Best." Hogan holds her own and croons, "Me and you would be like Christmas Day," on this duet with R&B singer Colby O'Donis.

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"Papa Don't Preach"

Kelly Osbourne, "The Osbournes"

Kelly ventured into a solo career after reaching the mainstream as the daughter of Ozzy Osbourne on the foul-mouthed reality sitcom "The Osbournes." Her take on Madonna's "Papa Don't Preach" features enough spunky attitude and heavy guitars to make her dad proud.

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"Summertime"

Brianna Taylor, "The Real World Hollywood"

Brianna Taylor may best be remembered for her turn on "The Real World: Hollywood," but the aspiring singer delivered on her promise with the soulful "Summertime." She spoke with Billboard.com about her stint on the show and the struggles she had to overcome to find her voice.

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"Tardy for the Party"

Kim Zolciak, "The Real Housewives of Atlanta"

Kim Zolciak is all about the high life in her debut dance track "Tardy for the Party". The "Real Housewives of Atlanta" star dismisses the work week and shouts "Let's celebrate!" over the song's percolating beat.

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"U Can't Afford Me"

Jo De La Rosa, "The Real Housewives of Orange County"

Real housewife Jo De La Rosa released her debut album "Unscripted" and a video for the sassy single "U Can't Afford Me" in 2008. De La Rosa sports some impressive outfits and advocates independence before breaking out choreographed dance moves.

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"Stars Are Blind"

Paris Hilton, "The Simple Life"

Hilton's musical foray after "The Simple Life" was helped by the fact that she was already known as the ultimate celebutante well before her reality TV success. The hotel heiress managed a No. 17 peak on the Hot 100 with this single off of her debut album, "Paris."

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"Suck It"

Daisy De La Hoya, "Rock of Love"

"Girls, they wanna be me/Boys, they wanna do me!" sings the "Rock of Love" star -- who finished second but got a nice consolation prize in her own VH1 show, "Daisy of Love" -- on her first single. "Suck It" displays De La Hoya's feisty side with tongue-in-cheek lyrics and a chugging guitar line.

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"I'm The Shit"

BeBe Zahara Benet, "Drag Race"

The "RuPaul's Drag Race" season 1 winner released this fierce anthem of empowerment earlier this year. Everything about this pop track's video gives off an outrageous vibe, from the campy set pieces to Benet's leopard-print outfit.

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"Does She Love Me"

The Stallionaires, "I Love New York"

After Real and Chance struck out in VH1-approved love on "I Love New York," the duo soon struck out into the music world. The brothers released "Does She Love Me" in 2008 and "Chuzee Luva" in 2009, but neither track prolonged the reality bachelors' 15 minutes of fame.