Chris Daughtry: “Everybody” Lip Syncs On Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

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Chris Daughtry Lip Sync Macys Thanksgiving Day Parade

By Shari Weiss |

Chris Daughtry Lip Sync Macys Thanksgiving Day Parade

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Chris Daughtry is revealing a little secret about the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade: “Everybody” lip syncs.

As Gossip Cop reported, Daughtry was one of the big acts to participate in this year’s parade in New York City. Riding a float through the streets of Manhattan, the star sang “Long Live Rock and Roll” in front of millions of spectators and millions more watching on television. Then he was called out for lip syncing.

“Chris Daughtry just lip synced for the Macy’s Thanksgiving day parade… Some people have no chill,” a Twitter user wrote after the performance. Though the person didn’t use Daughtry’s username in the tweet, the performer still caught wind of the message. And replied.

He wrote back, “And so did EVERYBODY ELSE!” Indeed, due to the conditions outside, there usually is a backing track used for the various performances. Sometimes it’s more noticeable than others. As Gossip Cop reported in 2013, it was very obvious that Kristin Chenoweth wasn’t singing live when she forgot to begin singing when her song started.

Still, it’s a big honor to join the annual tradition. And Daughtry wasn’t the only “American Idol” alum taking part this year. Winner Jordin Sparks also gave a performance, as did former judge Mariah Carey. TELL US: What do you think of Daughtry admitting to lip syncing during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade?


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