facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Mariah Carey caught lip syncing during BET Awards performance

By VERONICA LINARES, UPI.com   |   July 1, 2013 at 11:07 AM   |   Comments

1 of 6
| License Photo
http://cdnph.upi.com/sv/em/upi/UPI-4911372689115/2013/1/55ba5b65a1f69794e8511a1e9b885855/Mariah-Carey-caught-lip-syncing-during-BET-Awards-performance.jpg
July 1 (UPI) -- Mariah Carey gave a flawless rendition of her latest single "#Beautiful" during the BET Music Awards on Sunday night. However, many are saying the star was lip syncing through the entire performance.

Before the 43-year-old star took the stage in a shimmering gold gown on Sunday, her husband Nick Cannon told E! News Carey's performances were "all her."

"My wife is a perfectionist and clearly because she's done it right all her life. So she actually puts a lot of work into these performances," he said. "There's no management helping make decisions. Everything you see is all her, whether it's a collaboration when the lights hit, how she enters, she's doing all of that."

But instead the star was caught singing to a a background track -- a common practice among singers -- during her performance alongside Miguel and rapper Young Jeezy.

The incident comes a month after Carey denied lip-syncing a medley of her greatest hits on the American Idol finale.

Here's a video of Carey's BET performance so you can judge for yourself.

© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Kaley Cuoco on celebrity nude photo leak: 'You've gotta make fun of yourself' Kaley Cuoco on celebrity nude photo leak: 'You've gotta make fun of yourself'
2
Judi Dench says Benedict Cumberbatch is 'a true gentleman' Judi Dench says Benedict Cumberbatch is 'a true gentleman'
3
Jackie Chan's son Jaycee formally arrested on drug charges Jackie Chan's son Jaycee formally arrested on drug charges
4
Gerard Depardieu hangs out with dictators and can't drink less than 14 bottles of wine per day Gerard Depardieu hangs out with dictators and can't drink less than 14 bottles of wine per day
5
Natalie Dormer reveals her travel essentials Natalie Dormer reveals her travel essentials
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback