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Audiences know about Jeff Bridges' musical talent from his Academy Award-winning role in "Crazy Heart," where he played a washed up country musician named Bad Blake and performed the film's award-winning song "The Weary Kind."
However, Bridges gave viewers of the "Today Show" another glimpse at his musical talent on Tuesday when he stopped by to perform the song "What a Little Bit of Love Can Do" off his self-titled debut album, which also hit stores on Tuesday. The performance can be seen below.
Jeff Bridges won an Oscar in 2009 for playing a washed up country musician in "Crazy Heart" and now the actor is imitating his art with his debut solo album, "Jeff Bridges," which is due to hit stores on August 16.
"I'm pretty critical of myself as far as reaching some sort of perfect bull's-eye or target that I'm aiming for," Bridges told NPR'S Morning Edition of his upcoming album in a recent interview. "Sometimes you can get so obsessed with that bull's-eye that you miss the whole deal, because you're just so focused on what you think is perfection that you miss what really is perfection - which is just being alive... Life is having its way with me now. And I'm really pleased."
Jeff Bridges won an Oscar in 2009 for playing a washed up musician who makes a career comeback with a heartfelt song in "Crazy Heart" and now the actor is imitating his art with his own album debut due out this summer.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the actor signed a record deal with Blue Note, the Jazz geared label that currently has artists like Norah Jones in its roster.
Jeff Bridges says he was "sucked into a computer" while playing "TRON" character Kevin Flynn.
In the movie, the sequel to the 1982 film set for release on December 17, Flynn, a programmer, and his tech-savvy son, portrayed by Garret Hedlund, try to escape from the patriarch's computer code, where the elder Flynn has been trapped for 20 years. The two are helped by a warrior, played by /*Olivia Wilde*/.
The nominees for the 16th annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards, set to air live on VH1 from the Hollywood Palladium on Jan. 14, 2011, were recently announced and "Black Swan", starring Natalie Portman as a troubled ballerina, is the frontrunner with 12 nods, including one for "Best Picture".
Check out the full list of nominees for the 2011 Critics' Choice Movie Awards below.