Christina Aguilera fluffs national anthem at Super Bowl - Daily Gossip

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Christina Aguilera fluffs national anthem at Super Bowl - Daily Gossip

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Welcome to the Daily Gossip: your daily stop-off to find out what the stars of the music world have been up to in the tabloids and beyond, with the help of plenty of "anonymous sources".

Today's top gossip:

One person who presumably wasn't in party mode celebrating the Green Bay Packers' triumph over the Pittsburgh Steelers at last night’s (February 6) Super Bowl was Christina Aguilera.

The singer sang the national anthem in Arlington, Texas before the game started, but fluffed two lines. Instead of singing, "O'er the ramparts we watched, were so gallantly streaming?" Aguilera sang, "What so proudly we watched at the twilight's last gleaming?".

After the game she was forced to issue a statement explaining her lyrical mishap. "I can only hope that everyone could feel my love for this country and that the true spirit of its anthem still came through," she said (CNN)

From the papers and beyond:

In more Super Bowl-related news, some of music’s biggest superstars featured in the ad breaks, which are the most expensive advertising slots you can buy. Eminem showed up twice, hawking iced tea and cars; country singer Faith Hill offered us some flowers; animated versions of The Black Eyed Peas promoted private social networking, and Ozzy Osbourne and Justin Bieber teamed up to try and shift mobile phones (Billboard).

Speaking of The Black Eyed Peas, the band welcomed Usher and Slash as well as hundreds of dancers for their half-time show. Scroll down and click below to watch their performance, should you be so inclined.

In non-American football news, Girls Aloud’s Kimberley Walsh has put everyone’s mind at rest this weekend, stating that the girl band will "never officially break up" (Cosmopolitan).

P Diddy is a generous soul, we read. He's bought his son Justin Dior, 17, a £250,000 Mercedes Maybach to reward him for good marks in school (various).

Professor Green, Tinie Tempah and Example are supposedly all massive lightweights - according to rapper Devlin. He's quoted in the tabs today as saying: "The lads can't drink for shit. They don't do pints and after a couple of JD and Cokes they're pissed" (The Sun).

There's another "update" in the red-tops about The Kills' Jamie Hince and Kate Moss today. Now we're reading that Moss has banned him from booze because she's worried it'll goose his sperm count (Daily Star).

Finally, Biffy Clyro might have done rather well out of Matt Cardle’s version of ‘Many Of Horror’, but the boys have admitted that they still have to share hotel rooms. Bassist James Johnston said: "Simon [Neil, singer] and I are sharing a modest apartment, things are cosy but it’s fun." Johnston did admit that the band now have separate toilets, which is progress of some kind (Absolute Radio).

Check back on tomorrow for the next Daily Gossip.


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