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The Hunger Games Soundtrack Earns Two Grammy 2013 Nominations

The Grammy 2013 nominations are revealed and 2 songs from “The Hunger Games: Songs From District 12 And Beyond” soundtrack are included in the list.

The Hunger Games Songs From District 12 And Beyond

Both of the songs are nominated under “Best Song Written For Visual Media” category as seen below.

58. Best Song Written For Visual Media

Abraham’s Daughter (From The Hunger Games)

T Bone Burnett, Win Butler & Régine Chassagne, songwriters (Arcade Fire)
[Universal Republic; Publishers: Régine Chassagne, Absurd Music, Win Butler, Henry Burnett Music, Baffle Music]

Learn Me Right (From Brave)

Mumford & Sons, songwriters (Birdy & Mumford & Sons)
[Walt Disney Records/Pixar; Publisher: Pixar Talking Pictures]

Let Me Be Your Star (From Smash)

Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman, songwriters (Katharine McPhee & Megan Hilty)
[Columbia; Publishers: Winding Brook Way Music, Walli Woo Entertainment]

Man Or Muppet (From The Muppets)

Bret McKenzie, songwriter (Jason Segel & Walter)
[Walt Disney; Publisher: Fuzzy Muppet Songs]

Safe & Sound (From The Hunger Games)

T Bone Burnett, Taylor Swift, John Paul White & Joy Williams, songwriters
(Taylor Swift Featuring The Civil Wars)
[Big Machine Records/Universal Republic; Publishers: Sony ATV Tree Publishing, Taylor Swift Music, Sensibility Songs, Absurd Music, Shiny Happy Music, Baffle Music, Henry Burnett Music]

Visit the Grammy website for full list of nominees for 55th Annual Grammy Awards.

The Hunger Games DVD and Blu-Ray are now available. “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” is scheduled for release on 22 November 2013 in USA.

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Win The Hunger Games Premiums With Purchase of The Hunger Games DVD/Blu-Ray!

If you haven’t gotten your hands on a copy of The Hunger Games DVD or Blu-Ray yet, here’s one more reason you should. Besides getting to watch The Hunger Games for as many times as you like in the comforts of your home and also go behind the scenes with The Hunger Games special features, you will stand a chance to win amazing The Hunger Games premiums. We are talking about The  Hunger Games sticker sheet, Katniss bookmark, stationary set, pin set, Katniss pillowcase, Peeta pillowcase, magnetic story kit and Mockingjay puzzle produced by NECA.

Do I have your attention now?

Here’s how you can enter the contest:

TO ENTER, send the following details and include “The Hunger Games Contest” in email subject to Contest@tsgroup.com.sg : Name, NRIC, birth date, email, contact number, home address, 8-digit Board of Film Censors’ Certificate Number (found at the back of Blu-ray/DVD) & How did you know about The Hunger Games DVD/BD release.

All entries to reach TS Group by 30th September 2012.

For terms and conditions, visit TS Group website for more details. Do mention Hunger Games Singapore in your email to TS Group if you have gotten to know about The Hunger Games DVD and Blu-ray release through us. We will be very grateful.

May the odds be ever in your favour!

Many thanks to Typhoon Creations for the tip.

“The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” is scheduled for release on 22 November 2013 in USA.

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VIDEO: The Hunger Games Cast On Bonding On Set

Check out this video from Access Hollywood which is part of behind the scenes clips inclkuded in The Hunger Games DVD/Blu-Ray where The Hunger Games cast talk about them bonding on set!

The Hunger Games DVD and Blu-Ray pre-orders are now available and set to release on 18 August 2012 in Singapore. “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” is scheduled for release on 22 November 2013 in USA.

Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter (@HungerGamesSG) and Tumblr as well as ‘Like’ us on Facebook for the latest updates!

The Hunger Games DVD&Blu-Ray Pre-Order Starting 1 August In Singapore

Remember we posted The Hunger Games DVD and Blu-Ray might be released in Singapore on 18 August 2012, which is the same date as USA?

We have received confirmation from Typhoon Creations, a subsidiary of TS Group, that The Hunger Games DVD and Blu-Ray will indeed be available on sale on 18 August 2012 in Singapore.

The special features in Singapore edition of The Hunger Games DVD and Blu-Ray will be the same as the USA edition.

The Hunger Games DVD cover art

However, cover art for The Hunger Games Blu-Ray will be different from the USA edition as they were going for a more “‘classic’ and ‘collector’s’ for the Blu-ray artwork.

From left: USA edition, Singapore edition

The Hunger Games DVD will be retailing at S$26.90 and Blu-Ray™ at S$39.90 and the title is targeted to be released on 18 August 2012. For every pre-order of the DVD, a free Hunger Games notebook will be given. For every pre-order of the Blu-ray™, a free Hunger Games notebook and a Hunger Games premium (either Wrist Band or Mockingjay Bookmark) will be given. While stocks last!

The Hunger Games DVD and Blu-Ray pre-orders start from 1 August 2012 at the following outlets below:

Lionsgate has also released The Hunger Games special features trailer and behind the scenes clip with Jennifer Lawrence on Katniss Everdeen. Full list of The Hunger Games special features can be found here though it is subjected to change.

Will you be pre-ordering it? If so, will you be pre-ordering the DVD or Blu-Ray or both?

‘The Hunger Games’, rated PG13, was released on 22 March 2012 and DVD and Blu-Ray pre-orders are now available. ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ is scheduled for release on 22 November 2013 in USA.

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VIDEO: New The Hunger Games Behind The Scenes Clip With Jennifer Lawrence On Katniss Everdeen

Entertainment Weekly has revealed an exclusive behind the scenes clip for ‘The Hunger Games’ movie where Jennifer Lawrence talks about playing Katniss Everdeen.

Before The Hunger Games, Jennifer Lawrence was known mostly for indie fare, like her Oscar-nominated turn in Winter’s Bone.

In this EW exclusive clip of a behind-the-scenes feature from the upcoming Blu-ray release ofThe Hunger Games, Lawrence discusses her fears about signing onto a popular franchise film, her advice from her mom, and why a good script is a good script, no matter the size of the movie.

As the video is not embeddable, please visit Entertainment Weekly to watch it.

Updated with YouTube version.

Meanwhile, ‘The Hunger Games’ DVD and Blu-Ray are available for pre-order from Gramophone.

‘The Hunger Games’, rated PG13, was released on 22 March 2012 and is now available in all cinemas islandwide. ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ is scheduled for release on 22 November 2013 in USA.

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The Hunger Games DVD/Blu-Ray Pre-order Now Available From Gramophone

Actual artwork might differ

The wait is over! We have just heard from Gramophone you can now pre-order The Hunger Games DVD and Blu-Ray online via Twitter.

Blu-Ray version of The Hunger Games retails at S$39.90 while DVD version of The Hunger Games retails at S$26.90.

The Hunger Games DVD comes with a free The Hunger Games notebook when you pre-order while The Hunger Games Blu-Ray comes along with a free The Hunger Games notebook and wristband OR Mockingjay bookmark.

Both items are applicable for free shipping within Singapore on Gramophone and will be shipped out on the release date, 18 August 2012.

Special features found in The Hunger Games DVD and Blu-Ray sold locally will be the same as the USA edition.

Visit Gramophone for further information.

Meanwhile, Typhoon Creations has stated they are in the midst of finalizing the details. Artworks,  premiums, pricing etc. are subject to change but they are looking forward to start pre-orders in the next two weeks. We will update all of you once we hear anything new.

If you see any other other retailers holding pre-orders too for The Hunger Games DVD and Blu-Ray. If you do see any other retailers holding pre-orders for The Hunger Games DVD and Blu-Ray, don’t hesitate to send us a tip via Twitter (@HungerGamesSG), Tumblr, ‘Like’ us on Facebook, or email us at HungerGamesSingapore@gmail.com!

‘The Hunger Games’, rated PG13, was released on 22 March 2012 and is now available in all cinemas islandwide. ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ is scheduled for release on 22 November 2013 in USA.

“The Hunger Games” Soundtrack Certified Gold

RIAA has annoucned “The Hunger Games: Songs From District 12 And Beyond” was certified gold on 27 April 2012 in USA!

…Universal Republic soundtrack to popular post-apocalyptic film “The Hunger Games” each sold more than 500,000 copies to earn timely golden awards in April.

It is incredibly hard to sell albums these days, especially with piracy going on, it’s certainly great to see “The Hunger Games” soundtrack does well in such hard times! Besides that, the collection of music in “The Hunger Games” soundtrack are the mainstream music many listen and it’s yet another feat it has managed to achieve to be able to be certified gold.

Do you love “The Hunger Games: Songs From District 12 And Beyond” soundtrack and/or “The Hunger Games” score album? Do show your love and support for those who poured their heart and soul into the albums by purchasing it!

“The Hunger Games: Songs From District 12 And Beyond” soundtrack can be found in all major music stores such as but not limited to CD-RAMA, HMV and many others. Otherwise, you can also purchase “The Hunger Games: Songs From District 12 And Beyond” soundtrack and “The Hunger Games” score album from SingTel Amped, SingTel Music Store, M1 Music Store and Starhub Music Store.

Check out ‘The Hunger Games’ short story contest, costume art contest and ‘The Hunger Games’ event!

‘The Hunger Games’, rated PG13, was released on 22 March 2012 and is now available in all cinemas islandwide. ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ is scheduled for release on 22 November 2013 in USA.

Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter (@HungerGamesSG) as well as ‘Like’ us on Facebook for the latest updates!

Universal Music Singapore: “The Hunger Games” Soundtrack And Score Will Be Available In Late March

We have just received news from Universal Music Singapore Twitter on when “The Hunger Games” soundtrack and scores will be released in Singapore!

We are sure many of you will be pleased with this piece of news for both will be available in Singapore pretty soon.

The best news is of course it will be available in neighbourhood stores such as CD-RAMA and we certainly can’t wait to get our hands on it!

List of songs included in “The Hunger Games: Songs From District 12 And Beyond” soundtrack are as below:

1)  Abraham’s Daughter by Arcade Fire [3:22]
2)  Tomorrow Will Be Kinder by The Secret Sisters [3:25]
3)  Nothing to Remember by Neko Case [2:58]
4)  Safe & Sound (feat. The Civil Wars) by Taylor Swift [4:00]
5)  The Ruler and the Killer by Kid Cudi [4:33]
6)  Dark Days by Punch Brothers [3:53]
7)  One Engine by The Decemberists [3:01]
8)  The Daughter’s Lament by The Carolina Chocolate Drops [2:46]
9)  Kingdom Come by The Civil Wars [3:42]
10)  Take the Heartland by Glen Hansard [2:45]
11)  Come Away (feat. Rozzi Crane) by Maroon 5 [5:13]
12)  Run Daddy Run (feat. Pistol Annies) by Miranda Lambert [2:45]
13)  Rules by Jayme Dee [3:27]
14)  Eyes Open by Taylor Swift [4:04]
15)  Lover Is Childlike by The Low Anthem [4:15]
16)  Just a Game by Birdy [4:01]

You can also listen to previews for all tracks from “The Hunger Games: Songs From District 12 And Beyond” here.

List of songs included in “The Hunger Games Original Motion Picture Score” composed by James Newton Howard is as listed below according to Barnes & Noble:

1) The Hunger Games 1:10
2) Katniss Afoot 1:49
3) Reaping Day 1:35
4) The Train 1:27
5) Entering the Capitol 2:28
6) Preparing the Chariots 1:05
7) Horn of Plenty 1:59
8) Penthouse/Training 3:36
9) Learning the Skills 1:41
10) The Countdown 1:58
11) Booby Trap 2:37
12) Healing Katniss 3:04
13) Rue’s Farewell 5:00
14) We Could Go Home 1:15
15) Searching For Peeta 1:27
16) The Cave 3:13
17) Muttations 4:45
18) Tenuous Winners/Returning Home 3:25

Will you be purchasing both “The Hunger Games” soundtrack and score? Tell us!

‘The Hunger Games’ will be released in Singapore on 22 March 2012. Book “The Hunger Games” tickets from Cathay Cineplexes now!

Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter (@HungerGamesSG) as well as ‘Like’ us on Facebook for the latest updates!

Amazon: Preview For “The Hunger Games: Songs From District 12 And Beyond” Soundtrack

One of our local “The Hunger Games” fan, Suven, spotted Amazon Germany has previews for all the songs in “The Hunger Games: Songs From District 12 And Beyond” soundtrack. Head over to Amazon Germany to listen to the previews now! A additional 30 second preview of Eyes Open by Taylor Swift can also be found on Tumblr while a minute preview can be found below.

List of songs included in “The Hunger Games: Songs From District 12 And Beyond” soundtrack are as below:

1)  Abraham’s Daughter by Arcade Fire [3:22]
2)  Tomorrow Will Be Kinder by The Secret Sisters [3:25]
3)  Nothing to Remember by Neko Case [2:58]
4)  Safe & Sound (feat. The Civil Wars) by Taylor Swift [4:00]
5)  The Ruler and the Killer by Kid Cudi [4:33]
6)  Dark Days by Punch Brothers [3:53]
7)  One Engine by The Decemberists [3:01]
8)  The Daughter’s Lament by The Carolina Chocolate Drops [2:46]
9)  Kingdom Come by The Civil Wars [3:42]
10)  Take the Heartland by Glen Hansard [2:45]
11)  Come Away (feat. Rozzi Crane) by Maroon 5 [5:13]
12)  Run Daddy Run (feat. Pistol Annies) by Miranda Lambert [2:45]
13)  Rules by Jayme Dee [3:27]
14)  Eyes Open by Taylor Swift [4:04]
15)  Lover Is Childlike by The Low Anthem [4:15]
16)  Just a Game by Birdy [4:01]

What do you think about the previews? Do you like what you hear so far? Which is your favourite track judging from the previews?

At this moment, there is no news on when “The Hunger Games: Songs From District 12 And Beyond” will be available in Singapore yet. We will update you if we do hear anything new.

Many thanks to Suven and @cookiebites47 for the tip!

‘The Hunger Games’ will be released in Singapore on 22 March 2012. Book “The Hunger Games” tickets from Cathay Cineplexes now!

Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter (@HungerGamesSG) as well as ‘Like’ us on Facebook for the latest updates!

Amazon: Information For “The Hunger Games: Songs From District 12 And Beyond” Deluxe Edition

We had previously reported that Amazon has listed a limited deluxe edition of “The Hunger Games” movie soundtrack, “The Hunger Games: Songs From District 12 And Beyond”, is available for pre-order at US$19.89 (around S$24.9596). This is pricier than the album that is listed on iTunes which is priced at US$11.99 (around S$15.0467).

Many thanks to Will, we now know what makes “The Hunger Games: Songs From District 12 And Beyond” limited deluxe edition different from the normal edition.

Amazon has stated “Deluxe Edition includes a 24 panel poster (approx 15 x 20)and limited edition trading cards featuring images of characters from The Hunger Games film.”

Will you be getting the normal edition or the limited deluxe edition?

“The Hunger Games: Songs From District 12 And Beyond” will be released on 20 March 2012 while “The Hunger Games'” will be released in Singapore on 22 March 2012.

Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter (@HungerGamesSG) as well as ‘Like’ us on Facebook for the latest updates!

Source: Amazon via Mockingjay.net.

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