The Top 20 Best Comedians’ Impressions Of Famous Musicians

by (@megsokay)

comedy

There’s a saying that all comedians want to be rock stars and all rock stars want to be comedians. Sometimes that dream gets to come true. The 20 comedians on our list transformed themselves so seamlessly into the personas of famous rock stars, pop stars, rappers and crooners that we can’t separate the musician from their famous impersonator anymore.

tumblr_m87fwiu4tr1qgf1i8o1_500
20) Maya Rudolph as Whitney Houston on Saturday Night Live

Maya Rudolph always brought a musical flair to her performances, but no where was her musicality and penchant for physical comedy more appreciated than in her bonkers impression of the late, great Whitney Houston.

19) Zach Galifianakis as “Kanye West” in “Can’t Tell Me Nothing”

The hilarious Zach Galifianakis would normally rank higher for starring in a Kanye West video, but it’s not a straight up impression. He’s just taking on the voice of West for comedic effect, and yes, it’s hilarious.

celine3
18) Ana Gasteyer as Celine Dion on Saturday Night Live

Celine Dion seemed like a pretty nice and untouchable personality…until Ana Gasteyer pointed out her naive egotism.

[Photo Credit: Getty Images, Comedy Central, Glassnote, NBC, Tumblr & HeadOverFeels.com]