Lady Gaga warns Jennifer Lopez and Shakira at pre-Super Bowl party: 'I better hear no lip-syncing tomorrow!'

Gaga poked fun at performers lip-syncing at the show but said she had nothing but love for the two stars who will be performing at the show


                            Lady Gaga warns Jennifer Lopez and Shakira at pre-Super Bowl party: 'I better hear no lip-syncing tomorrow!'
Lady Gaga (Getty Images)
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Lady Gaga's amazing halftime show at the Superbowl three years ago will always be remembered for its extravagance and opulence, filled with glitter, glamor as it featured one of the world's top-selling artists descending from the roof.

This year is bound to be just as exciting with Latina stars Jennifer Lopez and Shakira set to take the stage and bring some old school dazzle to the much-awaited halftime show!

Gaga was at the pre-Super Bowl party in Miami on Saturday, February 1, to perform on a night that was as eventful as it was entertaining. Taking a few minutes to throw some playful shade, Gaga had a message for this year's halftime performers. "I better hear no lip-syncing tomorrow!" she quipped.

While many usually tune in for the halftime show expecting an amazing performance, including live vocals, singers have been called out for using backing tracks or in some cases downright lip-syncing - from Whitney Houston's 1991 rendition of The Star-Spangled Banner, a performance which came to be regarded as one of the best versions and was praised by many for Houston's 'live' vocals to the 2014 Red Hot Chili Peppers' stage with Bruno Mars that used pre-recorded instrumentals.

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(L-R) Shakira and Jennifer Lopez speak onstage during the Pepsi Super Bowl LIV Halftime Show Press Conference at Hilton Miami Downtown on January 30, 2020 in Miami, Florida (Getty Images)

Showrunners have been quick to point out, however, that a lot of times they request backing tracks from artists in case there are technical issues, such as Houston's mic being dead during her entire performance. Other factors that cause issues can range from bad weather to the performers being ill to sound mixers not being able to account for feedback from fans cheering live.

So despite Gaga's warning and despite how badly the halftime performers might want to perform live, some things are just beyond their control!

Gaga made sure, however, that everyone knew she wasn't being serious, adding to her statement, "I love you J.Lo. I love you Shakira. I wish so much love and so much luck to everyone that's doing the halftime show, to both the teams that are playing each other in the Super Bowl. They're all champions."

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