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Kelly Clarkson

Sorry Beyonce,

I Sang LIVE at Inauguration

1/22/2013 9:21 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Kelly Clarkson doesn't compare to Beyonce -- because Kelly actually sang her song LIVE yesterday at the Presidential Inauguration ... TMZ has learned ... unlike Beyonce, who lip-synced to a pre-recorded track.

A spokesperson for the U.S. Marine Corp Band -- which provides the music for the Inauguration -- tells TMZ, Beyonce mouthed the words to a pre-recorded studio version of "The Star-Spangled Banner."

But the rep added, Kelly sang "My Country 'Tis of Thee" WITHOUT the help of a backing track.

The rep said it's standard procedure to record a backing track before a live performance such as this -- you know, just in case -- and Bey decided at the last minute to rely on the studio version instead of winging it in person.

The rep added, "We all know Beyonce can sing ... We don't know why she chose to use the pre-recorded track."

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31.

Classylady    

*****vocals

610 days ago
32.

sam    

Kelly sounded good and is a actual singer, Beyonce is a fake as Obama.... She always fake sings...


And never has the National Anthem at the inauguration of a Preisdent been from a sound track. Fitting, a sham President , surrounded by phony Hollywerid fooling all the losers who voted for him, to destroy and bankrupt the US.

610 days ago
33.

Alex    

Alicia Keys owned both those bitches.

610 days ago
34.

Mikey    

Fake as her baby bump was. Everything she does is a lie.

610 days ago
35.

Give me a break!    

I hate phoneys

610 days ago
36.

cindy    

No surprise here at all. Beyonce and her husband are simply products of the illuminati spreading their black stereotype music that keeps blacks down while they make hundreds of millions. They are both despicable an the president and his wife are just as guilty for promoting them.

610 days ago
37.

Alex    

Alicia Keys owned both those bitches. Those two are performers. Keys is a true musician.

610 days ago
38.

Classylady    

Oooohhhhhhh Kelly Clarkson stay faaar faar away from the donuts and chicken. Please and thank you. Cause u loooooooook fffaaaaaaaat as all outdoors!!! The truth!!!!

610 days ago
39.

Mike    

It's not like this was Saturday Night LIVE or anything like that. Some people sound great after post production, but just cant get the job done live. Taylor Swift comes to mind - great talent, just not an awesome live singer. Beyonce is a great performer, but who needs a dancer to shake it at a singing event? ;)

610 days ago
40.

Peggy    

Well that figures. Coward and a fraud.

610 days ago
41.

taz    

Does Beyonce do anything for real? Fake baby, fake signing, fake happy family. Pretty bad when you get shown up by an American Idol winner.

610 days ago
42.

TPF    

Beyonce, what a shame that she wouldn't even bother to sing live for a Pres. who hasn't done anything for America except mess up things,especially healthcare. He will go down in history but not for the things he wants to be remembered for.

610 days ago
43.

Rebecca    

I've heard Beyonce sing the National Anthem on one of the Super bowls and she massacred it. The next day instead of talking about the game the news people where putting Beyonce down for butchering our National Anthem. I'm starting to understand why Etta James didn't like her singing her songs.

610 days ago
44.

bob    

Jay-Z titled the lead single of his album The Blueprint 3 as "D.O.A. (Death of Auto-Tune)". Jay-Z elaborated that he wrote the song under the personal belief that far too many people had jumped on the Auto-Tune bandwagon,

Wow !!! The song was about his auto tune, Lip
singing fake ass can't sing wife
singing

610 days ago
45.

luckycat    

ETTA DIDN'T BEY BECAUSE ,
ETTA WAS/IS A QUEEN!
BEY ISN'T EVEN A CHAMBER MAID.
SHE'LL HAVE A FAKE BABY NEXT WEEK TO COVER THIS UP.
I BET THIS SURROGATE WILL DIE IN CHILD BIRTH LIKE THE LAST ONE?

610 days ago
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