Jennifer Lawrence’s musical tastes, like those of many Oscar-winning actors, span multiple genres and generations of musicians. Lawrence’s love of country musicians is particularly strong.
The musical tastes of Jennifer Lawrence
In January 2022, Jennifer Lawrence went through The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to talk about his return to the cinema and much more. In a segment called “Colbert’s Questionert”, the hunger games the actor had to answer quick questions.
Colbert asked Lawrence if she should listen to just one song for the rest of her life, what that song would be. She struggled to come up with an answer.
“Umm…I can’t answer that!” How do you respond to that? she said raising her hands in the air.
Jennifer Lawrence loves Miranda Lambert
Lawrence was able to narrow it down to one artist: country music superstar Miranda Lambert. “‘Holding On to You’, Miranda Lambert,” she concluded. “Holding On to You” is a romantic ballad that features on Lambert’s 2014 album Platinum.
Platinum was Lambert’s first LP to top Billboard’s 200 albums chart. It also included the hits “Automatic”, “Little Red Wagon”, the Little Big Town collaboration “Smokin’ and Drinkin'” and the popular duet with Carrie Underwood “Somethin’ Bad”.
Without surprise, Platinum was certified platinum with over one million copies sold.
The return of Jennifer Lawrence to the cinema
Lawrence is currently pregnant and back in the spotlight after stepping back to focus on herself. After starring in hit films such as The hunger Games series and Silver Linings Playbook throughout the 2010s, she slowed down to reevaluate what mattered most to her.
The actor opened up around this time in a 2020 episode of the Absolutely Not podcast.
“It was kind of one of those things where I was like, ‘OK, how did I get here? ‘” Lawrence recalls reflecting on her career and all the accomplishments she achieved at such a young age. “I realized that I needed to take time off. I mean, all of us [felt] this; everyone needed a break and the audience needed a break from me. I needed a break.
She admitted she was proud of her career, but she was starting to feel like she was making the most of her.
“I realized that, you know, once you get into this machine, it doesn’t stop,” Lawrence said, noting the unbroken nature of a movie star’s career. “It’s like the next big movie, you know, do this, do this, do this. And you’re like, ‘Oh my God. Good good. What an amazing opportunity. And you’re just part of that. machine. And then you’re like, wait a minute. I lost sight of what kind of movies I want to do and why I want to do them. And I felt like my career had taken on a life of its own, like a smooth life, kind of a smooth thing. And I just had to make some changes and I did.
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