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Many celebrities have made appearances on the popular sitcom How I Met Your Mother. Among them are many musicians who decided to take their try on acting. The following six are some of the best known musicians who portrayed memorable characters on the show.

Britney Spears

Perhaps one of the most popular pop artists of all time, Britney entered the series for two episodes as Abby, the desk clerk in Stella's office. She falls in love with Ted, and starts obsessing over him. At one point, Barney uses her to get back at Ted after they have a bit of a fight involving the Bro Code.

Popular Britney Spears songs include "...Baby One More Time", "Oops!... I Did It Again", and "Toxic".

Katy Perry

One of the more recent musical sensations, Katy guest-starred as a gullible girl, referred to as "Honey". She acquired this name once the gang realized that she believed basically everything she heard and often fell ploy to scams and such. Every time they heard about her falling for a scam, they would respond "Oh Honey!".

Popular Katy Perry songs include "Roar", "Dark Horse", and "I Kissed A Girl".

Carrie Underwood

Carrie Underwood is a popular name among country music artists, and her name was added to the cast list when she played Tiffany, a girl who had Ted "hooked". The episode encompassed Ted's denial at his friends' insistence that Tiffany was stringing him along, and they realized a girl that Ted had "on the hook".

Popular Carrie Underwood songs include "Before He Cheats", "Jesus Take The Wheel", and "Something In The Water".

Laura Bell Bundy

Laura Bell Bundy, a country artist, has appeared several times on [How I Met Your Mother](series:200728) as Becky, Robin's bubbly co-anchor. She can also be remembered by obnoxious commercial appearance in the show, repeating "boats boats boats". She also appears in the final season alongside The Captain.

Popular Laura Bell Bundy songs include "Giddy On Up", "Two Step", and "Drop On By".

Geddy Lee

Remember Robin Sparkles, Robin's Canadian pop-star alter-ego? Well in one of the Sparkles-themed episodes, "P.S. I Love You", Geddy Lee made a cameo appearance alongside other famous Canadians in a Robin Sparkles tribute-like video.

Geddy Lee is the lead vocalist and and bass player in the epic Canadian rock band Rush. Popular Rush songs include "Tom Sawyer", "Limelight", and "Spirit of Radio". The rock trio has recently been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and they are currently planning a 40th anniversary tour.

Jennifer Lopez

While she now makes her name by acting, she was a lesser known actor back when she portrayed Anita Appleby, the girl that Barney wanted but just couldn't get. She came off as a strong, independent woman, and Barney would just not stand for that.

Popular Jennifer Lopez songs include "Jenny From The Block", "I'm Real", and "Ain't It Funny".


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