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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
9 Artists Who Lip-Synced
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.

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  • 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. (Read more celebrity stories.)

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