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Beyonce Knowles: 'I was too busy rehearsing for Super Bowl to prepare for inauguration'

Beyonce Knowles: 'I was too busy rehearsing for Super Bowl to prepare for inauguration'

Jan 31 2013, 3:28pm CST | by

Beyonce Knowles sang with a pre-recorded track at President Obama's inauguration because she didn't have enough time to rehearse. The 'Halo' hitmaker admitted she was so busy preparing for Sunday's...

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Beyonce Knowles: 'I was too busy rehearsing for Super Bowl to prepare for inauguration'

Jan 31 2013, 3:28pm CST | by

Beyonce Knowles sang with a pre-recorded track at President Obama's inauguration because she didn't have enough time to rehearse.

The 'Halo' hitmaker admitted she was so busy preparing for Sunday's (02.03.13) Super Bowl half time performance that she had didn't get to adequately prepare her version of the US national anthem 'The Star Spangled Banner' for January 21 but insisted she will sing live at the Super Bowl.

Speaking at a press conference on Thursday (01.31.13), which she opened by singing the national anthem for assembled journalists, Beyonce said: "I am a perfectionist, I will practise until my feet bleed but I didn't get a chance.

"The inauguration was about the president I wanted to make him and the country proud. I decided to sing along with my pre-recorded track which is something that is common in the music industry. I always sing live, the inauguration was unfortunately a time when I didn't have time to rehearse with the the orchestra because I was rehearsing for the Super Bowl. I'm very proud of my performance."

Speaking about the Super Bowl, she added: "I will absolutely be singing live, I am well rehearsed. This is what I am born for. "

While it has been speculated Beyonce will be joined on stage at the half-time show by her Destiny's Child bandmates Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams, the singer refused to give away any details.

Beyonce, 31, also revealed she can't wait until her performance is over so that she can spend time with her husband Jay-Z and their 12-month-old daughter Blue Ivy.

She explained: "I can't wait until it's all over, I'm gonna enjoy my daughter. I miss her so much and I keep saying 'mommy is so busy but I'll be done at 9pm on Sunday.'"

The busy singer's HBO documentary 'Life Is But A Dream' will air on February 16 and while she is nervous about sharing her ups and downs with everyone, Beyonce wanted to make the movie for Blue Ivy's sake.

She said: "I'm very nervous about reaction to my documentary.

"My daughter has changed me and changed my life and given me so much purpose. This movie is necessary and shows a human side. My job is to protect her and I am happy to tell my life story on my own terms."

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Kelly Rowland Welcomes Baby Boy Titan Witherspoon!

Nov 5 2014 3:01am CST | Source: Gossip Cop

(Getty Images) Kelly Rowland is a mom! On Tuesday, she welcomed her first child, a boy named Titan Jewell Witherspoon, Gossip Cop has confirmed. The little man weighed in at 7.5 lbs. In a statement, the Destiny’s Child singer said that she and her husband Tim Witherspoon were “blessed to report everyone is healthy and happy!” Rowland announced her pregnancy  in June via an adorable Instagram photo of a pair of adult sneakers side-by-side with a pair of baby shoes. “I’ll be stuntin like my d ...
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Kelly Rowland is now a mom!

Nov 5 2014 2:53am CST | Source: Posh24

Kelly Rowland, 33, can now call herself a mom for the first time! Together with husband Tim Witherspoon the couple are now proud parents of a baby boy that will be named Titan Jewell Witherspoon, according to People.Already in July, Kelly confirmed that she would have a boy and she also hinted what his name would be. Both Kelly and Titan are doing but are of course tired after the delivery.Related articlesCheck Out: Destiny's Child Reunite In 'Say Yes ...
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Beyonce Sued -- You Stole My 'XO' Song ... Now Kiss My Ass!

Nov 5 2014 2:40am CST | Source: TMZ

Beyonce's kisses have gotten her sued.A background singer named Ahmad Javon Lane claims he wrote a song called "XOXO" and shared it with another singer who does background vocals for Beyonce.    It's a short story. He says in his laws ...
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Taylor Swift, Platinum Party Of One

Nov 5 2014 2:32am CST | Source: WNYC Music

Last night, Nielsen SoundScan announced that Taylor Swift sold 1.287 million copies of her new album, 1989 in its first week of release. This would be impressive in any year, but in a year like this, you could call it a miracle. So far in 2014, only one album has sold more than a million copies: the soundtrack to the movie Frozen, which actually came out in 2013. No other album released in 2014 has sold one million copies, all year long. So it ...
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Jay-Z and Kanye West, Accused of Stealing Song!

Nov 5 2014 1:40am CST | Source: Posh24

Artists Jay-Z, 44, Kanye West, 37, and Frank Ocean, 27, are being accused of stealing the song Made in America from a street artist, according to documents obtained by TMZ.The whole thing went down when Jay-Z and Kanye West were recording the album Watch the Throne. A man by the name of Joel Mac sold his record to Mike Dean, one of the producers of Watch the Throne, outside the Manhattan hotel where Jay-Z, Kanye West and Frank Ocean were working with the album.No ...
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Jake Gyllenhaal Likes to Travel Comfortably!

Nov 5 2014 1:03am CST | Source: Posh24

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Beyonce Hits the Black Carpet for Topshop's Store Opening!

Nov 4 2014 8:05pm CST | Source: Just Jared

Beyonce struts her stuff on the black carpet at the TopShop Topman Flagship Store Opening on Tuesday evening (November 4) at Grand Central Terminal in New York City. The 33-year-old singer was joined on the carpet by Sir Philip Green, the man who owns the fashion brand. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Beyonce Earlier in the day, Beyonce confirmed that she will be dropping some new music later this month! Beyonce recently announced that s ...
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Night Crumbs

Nov 4 2014 7:59pm CST | Source: Dlisted

“I do declare, the middle part is not your friend, honeybey” is what Jay-Z said to himself as he looked at Beyonce while sitting courtside at the Nets game last night - Lainey Gossip  Living the culinary dream: this Olive Garden VIP pass holder is – Jezebel Amanda Bynes tweets that she’s bipolar and manic […] ...
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80+ Pictures That Prove Beyoncé Has Changed a Lot, but Not Really at All

Nov 4 2014 5:45pm CST | Source: Pop Sugar

You don't have to be obsessed with Beyoncé to appreciate her meteoric rise to fame over the years; since making a name for herself as one of four (and then three) members of Destiny's Child in the late '90s, Beyoncé has become one of the biggest entertainers of our generation, paving the way for younger stars across color lines and music genres. Interesting to note, though, is how little Beyoncé has actually changed sinc ...
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