Jennifer Hudson

The 'Dreamgirls' triplethreat was given the honour of singing the stars and stripes national anthemn at the 2009 SuperBowl, but it was later revealed that her stirring rendition was in fact pre-recorded. Like Whitney Houston and Faith Hill before, singers at the SuperBowl were requested to lipsynch by Rickey Minor, the pregame show producer who reasoned that "There's too many variables to go live."

Photo by Getty Images May 22, 2012


it may be a key trick in the art of live performance, but that doesn't make lip-syching any more acceptable. Following Chris Brown's miming faux pas at the AMAs on the weekend, we take a look back at some of music's most notorious lip-synchers.

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