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These Collectible Barbie Dolls Will Make a Perfect Gift for Music Lovers

Mr. Nimbus | 12/12/2023

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It’s a Barbie Christmas! The iconic, 11-inch doll, named after Barbie inventor Ruth Handler’s daughter Barbara, made its debut at the American International Toy Fair in New York City on March 9, 1959, which makes Barbie one of the most beloved Pisces in pop culture (next to Rihanna). And given the Barbie movie’s box office takeover, it’s safe to say that Barbie season is carrying over into the holidays.

In honor of Barbie’s undeniable impact, we put together a list of sold-out, hard-to-find Barbies to give as holiday gifts. Vintage Barbies are big business and can fetch tens of thousands of dollars depending on the condition, the rarity of the doll and when it was released. So, celebrate the holiday season with celebrity Barbies that are perfect for music lovers and collectors alike.

See the list below and click here for more collectibles.

Mariah Carey Barbie Doll

Mariah Carey Barbie Doll

Courtesy of Mattel

Christmas wouldn’t be complete without Mariah Carey’s Barbie! This collectible doll sold out not long after it was released in mid-November. You can find it online at Amazon, Walmart and StockX.

Stevie Nicks barbie

Stevie Nicks Barbie Music Collector doll

Courtesy of Mattel Inc

Rock queen Stevie Nicks’ revealed her Barbie during a concert in October and the doll flew off shelves. Shop the collectible Barbie at Amazon, Walmart and StockX.


This vintage Cher Barbie features ‘80s Cher with cascading curls and the legendary Bob Mackie outfit worn in her “If I Could Turn Back Time” music video. If you can’t get enough Cher, you might also like this Barbie Cher Doll Timeless Treasures Collector’s Edition.

Tina Turner doll

Mattel’s new Barbie Tina Turner doll

Courtesy of Mattel

Released in 2022, the Tina Turner’s Barbie celebrates the 40th anniversary of “What’s Love Got to Do With It.” Although the doll sold out, fans can find it online at Amazon, Walmart, StockX and eBay (prices may vary).

Gloria Estefan Barbie


Mattel released the Gloria Estefan Barbie as a Birthday present for the the music icon last year. The doll commemorates Estefan’s 1989 hit “Get On Your Feet.”

Mattel/Jones Works

Also released last year, the Barbie Signature David Bowie doll. The doll wears a replica of Bowie’s powder-blue suit from the “Life on Mars” music video. You can snag this doll at Amazon and Walmart.


Mattel released the Brandy Barbie in 1999. At the time, Brandy had a hit series in Moesha and a hit album in Never Say Never. Brandy Barbies are still popular (she even has her own Instagram account). If you’re looking for a larger selection of Brandy Barbies, you also can find them on eBay.


This Elvis Barbie from the Timeless Treasures Collection was released in 2001 and features the King of Rock and Roll in a shimmery, gold suit with silver trim. Click here for more Elvis Barbies.


This Barbra Streisand Barbie takes its design from the earlier days of the icon’s career. The doll is wearing a replica of Streisand’s iconic outfit that she wore at Hollywood’s Coconut Grove in 1963.


It’s been over 20 years since Martina McBride’s Barbie made its debut. The doll sports a replica of McBride’s gown from the 39th Academy of Country Music Awards.


Who says punk goddesses don’t like Barbie? Debbie Harry’s Barbie was the first doll released in the Ladies of the ‘80s collection which includes Barbie dolls of Cyndi Lauper and Joan Jett.

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