Singer Beyonce performs the National Anthem during the public ceremonial inauguration for U.S. President Barack Obama on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol January 21, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
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(WXYZ) - It was one of the highlights of the show, but now there are reports that Beyonce lip-synced to a backing track when she performed the Star Spangled Banner at Monday's inauguration.
Both CNN and the Times of London says they have confirmed that Beyonce lip-synced the song. The Time said they confirmed it with a spokesperson for the Marine Corps Band that Beyonce did lip-sync the song.
This isn't the first time someone has performed to a recorded track at an inauguration. In 2009 cellist Yo Yo Ma performed to a recorded track because it was the weather was too cold and windy for his instrument to sound correct.
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