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Lorde tasked with Hunger Games soundtrack

Published on Aug 1, 2014 6:37 AM
 
Singer Lorde performs at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada on May 18, 2014. Pop sensation Lorde is pulling together the music for the next installment of The Hunger Games, due out in November, the film's producer Lionsgate announced on Thursday. -- PHOTO: REUTERS

LOS ANGELES (AFP) - Pop sensation Lorde is pulling together the music for the next installment of The Hunger Games, due out in November, the film's producer Lionsgate announced on Thursday.

The 17-year-old New Zealander - who dominated the charts in 2013 with Royals - is "hand-picking" the artists who'll feature in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1, it said.

She'll also supply the movie's first single - which, she disclosed on her Twitter account, she's already penned with songwriting partner Joel Little.

"i am so pleased and proud to have been announced the sole curator of the soundtrack for MOCKINGJAY - PART 1," she told her 1.94 million followers.

 
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