Fergie, Anita Baker, Christina Aguilera, Mary J. Blige, Justin Timberlake.
First mention of the aforementioned names usually evoke memories of some of the past two decades’ top pop hits. However, as our list below details, even some of music’s most prized acts have hit their fair share of sour notes.
Every year on U.S. ‘Independence Day’ the likes of Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, and Beyonce are oft-praised for their awe-inspiring renditions of the U.S. national anthem ‘The Star Spangled Banner’, while other renditions of the historical number will go down in history for some less flattering reasons.
Forgotten words, bum notes, and all around embarrassment await below. See our top 10 list of the “best of the worst” ‘Star Spangled Banner’ performances and weigh in: