A stand out from both the soundtrack and score albums for Lionsgate’s The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1, “The Hanging Tree” by James Newton Howard featuring Jennifer Lawrence is now certified Platinum by the RIAA for digital sales in excess of 1 million.
Becoming a hit in its own right, the song has earned numerous accolades since its 2014 release. Internationally, “The Hanging Tree” has reached Top 5 on iTunes Overall Top Songs Chart in more than 75 countries. In the U.S. alone, it skyrocketed to #2 on the Overall Top Songs Chart and #1 on the Top Soundtrack Songs Chart with over 200,000 tracks sold first-week. It also seized the #2 spot on Spotify’s Viral Chart, while its audio has also exceeded 6 million plays on YouTube/VEVO.
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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 is out on DVD March 6, 2015.
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 is directed by Francis Lawrence and stars Academy Award winner Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth and Woody Harrelson. The film is the latest installment in Lionsgate’s global box office phenomenon based on Suzanne Collins’ bestselling “Hunger Games” trilogy.