Beyonce admits lip-sync at inauguration

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Beyonce says she did lip sync when she performed the national anthem on Inauguration Day.

The singer held a press conference Thursday in New Orleans days ahead of her half-time performance at the Super Bowl.

She said she's a "perfectionist" and wanted her performance for President Barack Obama to be a memorable one. She called the day "emotional."

Beyonce opened the press conference with live rendition of the national anthem.

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GRAPHICSBANK: Beyonce, singer, at Super Bowl XLVII news conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, graphic element on gray (31 Jan 2013)

APPHOTO DCLA101: Beyonce kicks off the NFL football Super Bowl XLVII press conference at the New Orleans Convention Center by singing the National Anthem, Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013. in New Orleans. The singer says she did lip sync when she performed the national anthem on Inauguration Day. She said she's a "perfectionist" and wanted her performance for President Barack Obama to be a memorable one. She called the day "emotional." (AP Photo/J. David Ake) (31 Jan 2013)

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