Say it isn’t so?
Well, according to a member of the United States Marine Band, she did indeed lip-sync the Star Spangled Banner at the inauguration, reports the New York Post and then picked up by Fox News.
Beyonce opted to perform a pre-recorded track at the last minute, said Kristin DuBois, a rep for the U.S. Marine Band, to the New York Post. No reason was given why.
“All music is pre-recorded for the ceremony because there are so many eventualities and conditions that day,” Kristin DuBois, a rep for the band tells Page Six. “We performed, live, the band. But we received last-minute word that Beyonce was going to use the pre-recorded vocal track.