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Jennifer Lawrence to sing on "The Hunger Games" soundtrack

Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen in "The Hunger Games."
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Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen in "The Hunger Games."
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(CBS) Jennifer Lawrence isn't just lending her acting talents to the upcoming big-screen adaptation of "The Hunger Games" - she's also singing on the film's soundtrack.

Producer T-Bone Burnett, who is composing the score with Danny Elfman, confirmed to MTV News that Lawrence has recorded a song for the film.

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Lawrence will sing "Rue's Lullaby," which is part of a memorable scene in the book and film.

"It was beautiful," Burnett said of Lawrence's performance. "She did great. She's singing great."

"The Hunger Games" hits theaters on March 23, 2012.