Olivia Rodrigo performs her song from ‘Hunger Games’ live

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Olivia Rodrigo performed for the first time live the ballad “ Can’t Catch Me Now » from the new film « Hunger Games “.

Olivia Rodrigo performed her new ballad “ Can’t Catch Me Now », his contribution to Hunger Games: The Ballad of the Serpent and the Songbirdfor the first time live on Friday during his concert at Jingle Ball in Los Angeles.

someone saw Hunger Games ? Rodrigo asked the Kia Forum audience. I was very lucky, because this year I had the opportunity to write a song for the film that was just released. »

Rodrigo’s eventful weekend continued Saturday when the singer was named Storyteller of the Year at the brunch Variety Hitmakers. She received the award from St. Vincent. “ Olivia sees the cracks and contradictions in herself and others and makes the ineffable understandable and transformative for her listenersexplained St. Vincent. His honest songs about the impossible task of growing up have liberated so many young people who struggle and fumble through the same experiences. But it’s not just paying attention that matters in the art of songwriting. It is also the way of observing and listening. »

In his acceptance speech, Rodrigo said: “ Telling stories through songwriting has always been my favorite thing to do, for as long as I can remember. I write to understand how I feel, to work through my emotions, and to commemorate and honor the seasons of my life. I also had the chance to write a song for the new film Hunger Games recently and it taught me how much I also love writing songs from another person’s point of view and how fun and collaborative that can be. Although writing songs is undoubtedly one of my favorite things to do in this world, I wouldn’t say that it has always been easy for me, far from it. When creating my last album, I had so many voices in my head and felt so much pressure to please everyone with the music I was making. »


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