Beyonce admits she lip synced at Inauguration

By Nekesa Mumbi Moody/The Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS — 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.