9 Artists Who Lip-Synced If Beyonce did, she's in good company By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff Posted Jan 26, 2013 9:24 AM CST 7 comments Comments Whitney Houston, seen here in 2010, was no stranger to lip-syncing. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan, File) (Newser) – The debate over whether Beyonce lip-synced the national anthem continues, but either way, the Washington Post points out that the practice of lip-syncing isn't all that uncommon. It lists nine examples: When Whitney Houston performed what many called the best rendition of the national anthem ever, at the Super Bowl in 1991, she was actually lip-syncing. At last year's Super Bowl, Madonna pre-recorded her halftime show song so she could focus on dancing. Maybe the Super Bowl is just a really stressful venue? Jennifer Hudson also pre-recorded her rendition of the national anthem there in 2009. Even famed opera singer Luciano Pavarotti lip-synced when he performed at the Winter Olympics opening ceremony in 2006. And Britney Spears pre-recorded her entire show during "The Circus" tour. Click for the complete list.