Beyonce's performance of the National Anthem at President Obama's inauguration wasn't live. According to London Times, Bey just looked the part and lip synced to a pre-recorded track. Why no shade towards Kelly Clarkson?
Beyoncé did not sing the national anthem live at President Obama’s inauguration.Millions of viewers around the world were stunned by the singer’s spectacular rendition of the anthem but The Times has learnt that she was lip-syncing to a pre-recorded backing track.
A spokeswoman for the Marine Corp Band said ti was standard procedure to record a backing track and Beyonce decided shortly before her performance to rely on the studio verserion rather than risk singing it live on the Capital.
Via London Times