Posted January 31, 2013 on AP on Fox
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Beyonce faced the music at a press conference Thursday before the Super Bowl, admitting that she did lip sync when she performed the national anthem on Inauguration Day. The singer said she's a ''perfectionist'' and wanted her performance for President Barack Obama to be a memorable one. She called the day ''emotional.'' ''I practice until my feet bleed and I did not have time to rehearse with the orchestra,'' she said. ''Due to no proper sound check, I did not feel comfortable taking a risk. It was about the president and the inauguration, and I wanted to make him and my country proud, so I decided to sing along with my pre-recorded track, which is very common in the music industry. And I'm very proud of my performance.'' She opened her press conference in New Orleans with a live rendition of the national anthem. She asked those at the conference to stand before she belted ''The Star Spangled Banner,...
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