Alicia Keys’ Super Bowl appearance corrected in YouTube post – The Hollywood Reporter

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The NFL caused an uproar on the Internet on Monday with the theory that a recording of Alicia Keys’ halftime performance had been corrected before being posted on YouTube.

Keys shined as the first guest of Usher’s Apple Music Super Bowl Halftime Show on Sunday, beginning her performance with “If I Ain’t Got You” seated at a red piano with a giant matching cape behind her. In the song’s opening note, many fans heard Keys’ voice crack. Clips of the vocal stumbling spread online, but many later noticed that it was missing from the official recording of the performance, which was later uploaded to YouTube.

Online, many fans provided evidence of the change Parallel processing of the live show and pitch-corrected recording.

Representatives for Keys and the NFL did not immediately respond The Hollywood ReporterRequest for comments.

Keys’ husband, music producer Swizz Beatz, defended his wife on Monday, writing that fans were “talking about the wrong thing!!!”

“You won’t see this amazing dress covering the entire stadium,” he said. “Tonight’s performance with two great Giants was simply amazing! Congratulations @usher and my dear @aliciakeys, this song is a classic. We’re not making negative sentiments on this site, we’re making history.”

After “If I Ain’t Got You,” Keys remained onstage to perform her and Usher’s 2004 single “My Boo.” Later in the show, stars Jermaine Dupri, will.i.am, HER, Lil Jon and Ludacris took turns joining Usher on stage.

Source: www.hollywoodreporter.com

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