Wed., Jan. 23, 2013 6:04 PM EDT
Beyonce and Whitney Houston lip synced the Star Spangled Banner, according to insiders.
Here’s a shocker: Whitney Houston’s historic rendition of “The Star Spangled Banner” during the 1991 Super Bowl was also lip-synced!
“The music was pre-recorded, and so was the vocal,” Houston’s musical director Rickey Minor, revealed last February.
So why do professional singers lip-sync the national anthem? According to voice coaches, there are several good reasons not to sing the “Star Spangled Banner” live.