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Along with Brittany Murphy, Paul Oakenfold released the single "Faster Kill Pussycat" in 2006, with the album A Lively Mind which was released on June 6 in the United States. The song has become a club hit, and hit number one on Billboard magazine's Hot Dance Club Play chart. It also hit number seven in the UK singles chart in June 2006. She dabbled in music again with the release of her movie Happy Feet, in which she covered Queen's classic "Somebody to Love" and Earth, Wind & Fire's "Boogie Wonderland".
Brittany is currently working on her debut album, which is inspired by synth-pop sound. She is working with various producers and DJs including with Paul Oakenfold, Chris Cox, Max Martin and Timbaland. The album will be released in 2009.
In 2006, she was voted 36th in FHM's 100 Sexiest Women List, 29th in Celebrity Sleuth magazine's 25 Sexiest List and in May of the same year, Maxim named Murphy #49 on its annual Hot 100 List.
On December 20, 2009, the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to "a medical request"at the Los Angeles home Murphy and Monjack shared. She apparently collapsed in a bathroom. The firefighters made an attempt to resuscitate Murphy on the scene. She was subsequently transported to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead on arrival at 10:04 after going into cardiac arrest.The official cause of death is yet to be determined, but Assistant Chief Coroner Ed Winter told the Associated Press: "It appears to be natural." An autopsy was performed on December 21, 2009. Full results will not be available for several weeks; authorities are looking into her medical records and toxicology reports.
Brittany Murphy was buried at Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills on December 24, 2009.
|2006||Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards||Best Acting Ensemble||Sin City (2005).||Nominated|
|2005||Annie Awards||Voice Acting in an Animated Television Production||"King of the Hill" (1997).||Won|
|2005||Teen Choice Awards||Choice Movie Actress: Drama||Little Black Book (2004).||Nominated|
|2004||Razzie Awards||Worst Screen Couple||Just Married (2003) and My Boss's Daughter (2003).||Nominated|
|2003||Teen Choice Awards||Choice Movie Actress - Comedy||Just Married (2003).||Nominated|
|2002||Satellite Awards||Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role, Drama||Don't Say a Word (2001).||Nominated|
|2002||Young Hollywood Awards||Standout Performance by a Young Actor - Female||Won|
|2001||DVD Exclusive Awards||Best Actress||Zack and Reba (1998).||Nominated|
|2000||Annie Awards||Outstanding Individual Achievement for Voice Acting by a Female Performer in an Animated Television||"King of the Hill" (1997).||Nominated|
|2000||Young Artist Awards||Best Performance in a Feature Film - Leading Young Actress||Girl, Interrupted (1999).||Nominated|
|1999||Young Artist Awards||Best Performance in a TV Movie/Pilot/Mini-Series or Series - Leading Young Actress||David and Lisa (1998) (TV).||Nominated|
|1997||Annie Awards||Best Individual Achievement: Voice Acting by a Female Performer in a TV Production||"King of the Hill" (1997).||Nominated|
|1996||Young Artist Awards||Best Professional Actress/Singer||Nominated|
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