SOUNDTRACKS

Lorde Sings Haunting Hunger Games Mockingjay Song (Listen!)

New Zealand singing sensation Lorde has released her track from “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1,” a haunting tune that’s designed to “get inside the head” of lead character Katniss Everdeen. Lorde, real name Ella Yelich-O’Connor, released the song this morning (Sept. 29) on YouTube. The movie, starring Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Woody Harrelson, Liam Hemsworth , Elizabeth Banks and Donald Sutherland, opens in the United States on Nov. 14. ...

Jennifer Lopez 'Goin In' Video Goes All Over Map Visually (watch)

Jennifer Lopez draws on fantasy and urban street scenes to craft her latest video for new single “Goin’ In,” including a Red Riding Hood sequence that strays into Katy Perry territory. Boyfriend Casper Smart is missing in action, however. Back-up dancer Smart is nowhere to be seen in the video. He’s been dating Lopez almost since her split from husband Marc Anthony last year and has been featured prominently in other videos....

Robin Gibb Failing Health, Coma Mark End of Era

Bee Gee Robin Gibb, in failing health for the last year, has slipped into a coma, and the end is feared near. The Bee Gees as a group has defied almost insurmountable odds to become an iconic entity like no other. From "How Deep Is Your Love," to "Night Fever," to "If I Can't Have You," we can't really recall any other music that so fit a film. Of course the 1977 film, based on writer Nik Cohen’s novel, "The Tribal Rites of Saturday Night," was epic in every sense of the word....

Katherine McPhee Featured on New Smash Sountrack Album

Katherine McPhee, Debra Messing and Megan Hilty have hit the ground running in the NBC hit “Smash,” and producers are wasting no time capitalizing on the show with the release of a new soundtrack album. The show debuted to stellar ratings in no small part to McPhee’s hot role as an aspiring actress trying to make it big in a Broadway musical. about Marilyn Monroe. The show is being executive produced by Steven Spielberg...

Hunger Games Soundtrack Soars to Top of Charts

Taylor Swift, Kid Cudi, Maroon 5 and other top groups have helped power “The Hunger Games” soundtrack up the charts at iTunes and .com, a solidly positive sign–as if it needed one–for the movie, which opens on Friday (Mar. 23). Sellouts are predicted nationwide. The Hunger Games album went on sale at midnight today (Mar. 20) and rose to No. 4 on iTunes best-selling albums list. It hit No. 5 on amazon’s list and shot to No. 1 for soundtrack albums....

Taylor Swift Moves Like Katniss in Hunger Games Video (watch!)

Taylor Swift talks a walk through woods and meadows in a video of the haunting lead single, “Safe & Sound” from the soundtrack for “The Hunger Games,” a movie about life and death in a strange post-apocalyptic land. The video debuted today (Feb. 14) Valentine’s Day on MTV. Swift picked up a couple of Grammy’s for her song “Mean” over the weekend, and keeps the momentum going with the release of clip....