Stars who’ve been caught lip-syncing
And others who’ve owned up to it!
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CELEBRITY Lip sync
The history of faking it with all your might to a prerecorded track is long and spans several genres, extending way beyond the time when Rita Ora was caught out at a Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. In fact it's a very common phenomenon, so much so that artists like Ed Sheeran have supported a “Live Means Live” movement. Whether some artists prefer to lip-sync while dancing, or simply because their voice just isn't up to it, there are a few miming stars who've become cult favorites for their most-feigned performances.
Check out this gallery to see the many musicians who have been caught, or admitted to, lip-syncing, and indulge in some cringeworthy blasts from the past.
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