The songstress wasn't exactly in full voice, but she gamely worked her way through two songs from her new album, "A Public Affair" on the chilly stage. She then told Matt Lauer that she did not in fact have laryngitis, but had suffered a burst blood vessel on her vocal cord. Jessica then revealed a homemade remedy given to her by her voice coach, of which Lauer took a sniff and identified, with mock shock, as "pure liquor."
Of course, it wasn't liquor at all -- just some form of cough syrup. But Jessica played along: "I'm gettin' a little buzz in the morning."