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Every Song on ‘The Hunger Games’ Soundtracks, Ranked

How does Lorde’s offerings stack up against T Bone Burnett’s Americana-infused Songs of District 12 and Beyond for the first film, or Alexandra Patsavas of the Twilight series’ Catching Fire?

11/19/2014

Lorde performs on stage for the 56th Grammy Awards (FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Lorde Says ‘Mom’ Comment on Kim Kardashian’s Nude Mag Cover Wasn’t a Dis

After Kim Kardashian tried to #breaktheinternet this week with her sensational Paper magazine cover and its related images, eyes turned to Lorde’s commentary on the issue.

11/14/2014

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Lorde Covers Bright Eyes’ ‘Ladder Song’ for ‘Hunger Games’ Soundtrack: Listen

The song finds the singer stripping down the original to render it even more sparse than it already was.

11/14/2014

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Charli XCX Teams Up With Simon Le Bon For ‘Kingdom’ Off the ‘Mockingjay’ Soundtrack: Listen

This twinkling track has Charli sweetly summing up Katniss Everdeen’s love woes. It sure gets tough choosing between Peeta and Gale.

11/14/2014

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Lorde Covers Jeremih’s ‘Don’t Tell ‘Em’: Watch

With help from her backing band, Lorde added her signature spaced-out production and smoky vocals to Jeremih’s song.

11/13/2014

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How Miley Cyrus Inspired Charli XCX to Write ‘Kingdom’ For the ‘Mockingjay’ Soundtrack

Turns out it was Miley Cyrus, not Katniss Everdeen, who inspired Charli XCX’s track off The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 soundtrack.

11/13/2014

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Lorde Tells Diplo He Has a ‘Tiny Penis’ After He Tells Taylor Swift She Needs a ‘Booty’

Word to the wise Diplo, do not insult Taylor Swift unless you want to meet the wrath of Lorde.

11/13/2014

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Hear the Kanye West Remix of Lorde’s ‘Yellow Flicker Beat’ off the ‘Mockingjay’ Soundtrack

If Kanye West could rework one of Lorde’s songs, what would he change? Turns out, he’d make it more like one of his songs.

11/11/2014

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Chvrches Call to Arms for ‘Mockingjay’ Track ‘Dead Air’: Listen

Chvrches are helping Katniss Everdeen find her way with their new track, “Dead Air.”

11/04/2014

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Hear Lorde Cover Kings of Leon’s ‘Use Somebody’ at 12 Years Old

Lorde didn’t emerge fully formed at age 17 with a world-conquering poise and a perfect singing voice. In fact, she had them way before that.

11/03/2014

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Lorde Calls Kanye West Her ‘Idol,’ Discusses Their Awkward First Phone Call

While there are many reasons to look up to Lorde, she has found her own hero, one who is rather god-like. At least, in his professional opinion.

10/31/2014

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Ariana Grande Might Be on the ‘Hunger Games: Mockingjay’ Soundtrack

Grande spilled the news on a livestream that Diplo produced the track.

10/29/2014

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The 17 Best Music Halloween Costumes for 2014

Are you a fan of spooking your friends and portmanteaus? Seriously, you will win any Halloween costume contest with any of these choices. We guarantee it.

10/28/2014

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Lorde’s ‘Hunger Games’ Soundtrack to Feature Kanye West, Charli XCX, Tinashé

If you ask Lorde to curate a soundtrack, she will deliver. Case in point: the soundtrack for the upcoming The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1, which includes some of the coolest musicians around right now.

10/21/2014

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Lorde Helps Katniss Return to District 12 in New ‘Mockingjay’ Trailer: Watch

Lorde offers the perfect soundtrack for Katniss Everdeen’s return to her home, District 12, which is now a desolate wasteland.

10/16/2014

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Lorde Is One Of the Most Influential Teens In the World, According to TIME

We already knew Lorde was once of the most influential teens in the music business, but now Time magazine has declared she’s one of the more influential teens in the world. At least, of 2014.

10/14/2014

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‘South Park’ Finally Reveals the True Identity of Lorde: Randy Marsh

The Lorde age-truthers only had it half right, according to Matt Stone and Trey Parker.

10/09/2014

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Brian Wilson, Pharrell, Sam Smith, Elton John, Lorde and One Direction Among All-Star Cast on Beach Boys’ ‘God Only Knows’ Remake: Watch

Florence Welch, Dave Grohl, Brian May and Chrissie Hynde are also among the marquee musicians involved in the charity single.

10/08/2014

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‘South Park’ Tackles Lorde (and Ebola) on New Episode: Watch

Luckily, not the two together.

10/02/2014

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Lorde Drops New ‘Hunger Games’ Song ‘Yellow Flicker Beat’: Listen

Lorde began teasing her latest contribution to the Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 soundtrack last night (Sept. 29), in advance of the track’s release to radio this morning.

09/29/2014

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Kanye West, Lorde Reportedly Getting Together in the Studio

Kanye West has just returned from touring Australia. Did his time in Oceania inspire him to collaborate with New Zealander Lorde?

09/18/2014

INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 24: Recording artists Katy Perry (R) and Juicy J accept the Best Female Video award for 'Dark Horse' onstage during the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 24, 2014 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images)

MTV VMAs 2014: Complete Winners List

See the full list of winners from the 2014 iteration of the VMAs.

08/25/2014

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Lorde to Curate ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1′ Soundtrack

The Hunger Games just added a new female star: Lorde.

07/31/2014

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Listen: Lorde’s ‘Tennis Court’ Gets the Diplo Treatment in Remix

Diplo has just released his wobbly take on Lorde’s Pure Heroine single, “Tennis Court.”

07/21/2014

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Watch Weird Al Cover Aluminum Foil, the Illuminati in One Fell Swoop with ‘Royals’ Parody ‘Foil’

“Foil,” the third video from Yankovic’s brand new Mandatory Fun, tackles what happens to food after it’s taken home. Oh, and the Illuminati.

07/16/2014

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