By Hindustan Times
Beyonce faced the music at a press conference Thursday before the American football championship 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