Beyonce Lip-Synched National Anthem - REPORT

Published on NewsOK Published: January 22, 2013

Beyonce Knowles' breathtaking performance of the national anthem at the presidential inauguration on Monday was reportedly not live.

A spokeswoman for the Marine Corps Band confirmed to London's The Times that "it was standard procedure to record a backing track and Beyonce decided shortly before her performance to rely on the studio version rather than risk singing it live on the Capitol."

Kelly Clarkson's rep confirmed to ET that the current Grammy nominee did not lip sync her performance of America, the Beautiful.

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