Now that we've heard the pipes on Leighton singing in Country Strong, I think we can all agree that the Gossip Girl makes a better country songstress than a talk/rapping pop star. Listen to both of her songs inside.

For comparison's sake, here's her less-than-appealing pop debut in Cobra Starship's "Good Girls Go Bad."

Sounds to us that country is a much better genre for Leighton!