Did Beyonce lip sync "Star-Spangled Banner" at inauguration?

CREATED Jan 23, 2013

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(KTNV) -- Did she or didn't she?

Many people are asking this morning if singer Beyonce's lip synced her rendition of the "Star-Spangled Banner" at the second inauguration for President Obama on Monday.

The answer initially from the U.S. Marine Band was yes. They said that they were just pretending to play their instruments.

But then they backed away from that statement.

They later revised their statement to say that they are not "in a position to assess."

Her performance was definitely picture perfect. And that is probably why the questions started almost immediately.

This is not the first time the question has been asked about a performance at inauguration ceremony.

Both Itzak Perlman and Yo Yo Ma only pretended to play their instruments in 2009 because the extreme cold could have snapped their strings in the middle of the performance.