Leighton Meester Sings in Country Strong: Watch Here!

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In the upcoming film Country Strong (due out Jan. 7), Gossip Girl star Leighton Meester plays a key role and showcases her vocal talents alongside Gwyneth Paltrow.

The plot features a rising country singer (Garrett Hedlund) who connects with a fallen star (Paltrow). They mount his ascent and her comeback, but meet complications involving her husband and manager (Tim McGraw) and a beauty queen-turned-singer (Meester).

Follow this link to watch the official Country Strong trailer. We've posted three clips featuring Leighton after the jump, including a nearly four-minute duet with Hedlund ...

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Oh........ Now am really jealous bout leighton's voice too....... She a gorgeous singer..... Love her a lot


wow... these two have AMAZING chemistry... Im a huge Chair fan, but gotta admit that garret hedlund is giving ed a run for his money !!!! ... i could watch 2:50 all day long !!!!.. Garret has an amazing voice and was cute as hell in Tron...mos def watching this movie !!.. there's rumors that these two are dating in real life !!!


I'm not a country music fan, but I hope her movies kick butt - I've been very frustrated at all the attention Blake's getting, which is more because Anna Wintour likes her - not on her actually abilities as an actress. Blake may become a celebrity, but Leighton could become a star... Go Leighton!


You'd think this movie was about Gwyneth Paltrow because she seems to be the one in the press promoting the movie. But the previews I've seen on tv seem to showcase Meister alot! I might have to go see this movie after all.


omg!! leighton sings fantastic!!! she rocks, she is gonna definetely be a legend.
Besides her crazy-drama-freaks characteres, she rocks singing!!!


Go to YouTube and check out the latest Country Strong clip. Leighton sing "Summer Girl". It's catchy, it's upbeat, it's cute. Makes me feel warm and fuzzy inside. Looking forward to this movie. And all of Leighton's upcoming ones too.... "Monte Carlo", "The Oranges" and "Roommate". Leighton is showing a lot of range in her movie roles and that's great for us fans. :o)


i hate country... BUT LM CHANGED MY LIKINGS LOL I have been dying to see this movie ever since I heard, "Words I Couldn't Say". Its always in my head! just bought my pre-paid tix haha.


Why does Leighton have to be so gorgeous?! I'm incredibly jealous.

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I'm usually not into country music but this totally change the way I feel about it. Almost every song from this movie is extremely enjoyable And damn, Leighton has AMAZING chemistry with Hedlund. AFRIGGINMAZING


I don't really like country, but I'm glad Leighton is branching out. As for her voice, I prefer Taylor's, but she's great nonetheless.


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