Watch James Taylor Forget He's Singing the National Anthem

Lacey Donohue · 10/24/13 07:47PM

James Taylor was asked to sing "The Star-Spangled Banner" at Game 2 of the World Series in Boston Thursday night. Too bad he started singing "America the Beautiful" (which he later performed during the seventh-inning stretch, therefore making the mistake slightly more understandable).

Beyoncé's Lip-Synching Makes Aretha Franklin Giddy, Incoherent

Rich Juzwiak · 01/23/13 12:15PM

Some went through the stages of grief when word emerged that Beyoncé lip-synched "The Star Spangled Banner" at Monday's Presidential Inauguration. Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul and Saying Weird Things in Public from Time to Time (remember the Kathie Lee beef of 2012?), however, was tickled by the news and may emulate Beyoncé going forward. Or something. Franklin told that she thought King Bey "did a beautiful job," adding (and here's the weird part):

Watch This Colossal National Anthem Fail

Morgan Barry · 09/29/10 09:50AM

At this recent boxing match, Polish singer Mateusz Krautwurst absolutely butchers our national anthem, begging the question: Why sign up to sing the anthem if you clearly don't know one word of the song? Well, either way, thank you Mateusz.