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Lorde to write 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay' single, curate soundtrack
Lorde to write 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay' single, curate soundtrack

"The Hunger Games" is getting the royal treatment. Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Lorde will write the first single for "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1" and hand-pick the artists for the soundtrack, Lionsgate announced Thursday. The 17-year-old New Zealand native, whose hit song "Royals" propelled her to international stardom and multiplatinum record sales, would seem to hit the demographic bull's-eye for "The Hunger Games" franchise, which is powered by another young female star in Jennifer Lawrence. Lorde, who previously contributed a track to "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" soundtrack, said in a statement that...

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