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Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1
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As if a blockbuster opening weekend for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 wasn’t enough, actress Jennifer Lawrence can add another accomplishment to her résumé: a hit song.

Lawrence sings on “The Hanging Tree,” the single from Mockingjay that has landed at No. 29 on the charts in the U.K., according to the U.K.’s Official Charts Company, the Hollywood Reporter reports.

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It’s ironic that Lawrence now has some music cred, because the actress reportedly hates to sing. Mockingjay director Francis Lawrence told that Lawrence was “horrified to sing,” and that the day she had to do it was “her least favorite day” of shooting.


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