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[12/05/07 - 11:45 AM]
Performances Are Announced for "Movies Rock," a New Entertainment Special Celebrating the Powerful Relationship Between Music and Film, Friday, DeC. 7 on the CBS Television Network
Among the performances: Beyoncé singing "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" from the movie "The Wizard of Oz" plus Carrie Underwood singing "The Sound of Music" from the movie "The Sound of Music."

[via press release from CBS]

PERFORMANCES ARE ANNOUNCED FOR "MOVIES ROCK," A NEW ENTERTAINMENT SPECIAL CELEBRATING THE POWERFUL RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN MUSIC AND FILM, FRIDAY, DEC. 7 ON THE CBS TELEVISION NETWORK

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 5 - Performances have been announced for MOVIES ROCK, a new entertainment special celebrating the powerful relationship between music and film, to be broadcast Friday, Dec. 7 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

The performances are:

�� Beyonc� singing "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" from the movie "The Wizard of Oz"

�� Mary J. Blige and John Legend singing "As Time Goes By" from the movie "Casablanca"

�� Nicole Scherzinger singing "Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend" from the movies "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" and "Moulin Rouge"

�� Jennifer Hudson singing "Somewhere" from the movie "West Side Story"

�� Chris Brown singing "Jailhouse Rock" from the movie "Jailhouse Rock"

�� Carrie Underwood singing "The Sound of Music" from the movie "The Sound of Music"

�� Usher singing "Singin' in the Rain" from the movie "Singin' in the Rain"

�� Fergie singing "Live and Let Die" from the movie "Live and Let Die"

�� John Williams performing a film score compilation

�� Queen Latifah performing "Big Spender" from the movie "Sweet Charity"

�� Elton John singing "Can You Feel the Love Tonight" from the movie "The Lion King"

�� Marc Anthony singing "Mrs. Robinson" from the movie "The Graduate"

�� will.i.am, Busta Rhymes, LL Cool J and Eve performing a "Shaft" compilation from the movie "Shaft"

�� Tony Bennett singing "White Christmas" from the movie "Holiday Inn"

The first annual MOVIES ROCK is a two-hour live event television special that will celebrate every dimension of music's leading role in moviemaking, from singing starlets to scene-stealing rappers, to directors whose indelible musical tastes redefine the way we listen to music and watch films. The Entertainment Industry Foundation will be a beneficiary of the project.

MOVIES ROCK is being produced by Cond� Nast Media Group, the Producers Guild of America and the Entertainment Industry Foundation. Cond� Nast Media Group President Richard D. Beckman, and PGA board members Kathleen Kennedy and Bruce Cohen will serve as executive producers, along with Don Mischer of Don Mischer Productions.

RATING: To Be Announced





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