Sources: Beyonce lip-synched inaugural performance

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Say it ain't so, Bey. The Times of London is reporting that Beyonce didn't sing the national anthem live at Monday's inaugural celebrations. A spokesperson for the Marine Corps Band told the Times that it was standard procedure to record a backing track prior to the performance. Beyonce made the decision last minute to go with the track instead of "risk singing it live." It is possible that the singer made the decision due to Monday's weather, as temperatures were brisk and might have affected her vocal chords. It's OK -- she still looked fierce.

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