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Why Knowles mimed at Obama's inauguration?

Why Knowles mimed at Obama's inauguration?

Los Angeles, Feb 2 - Singer Beyonce Knowles has broken her silence over miming at the US President Barack Obama's inauguration ceremony and says she did not wish to take a risk the performance.

"I practiced until my feet bled and I did not have time to rehearse with the orchestra. Due to no proper sound check, I did not feel comfortable taking a risk," dailystar. co. uk quoted Knowles as saying.

The 31-year-old says miming to pre-recorded tracks is a common practise.

Barack Obama delivers remarks at a concert honoring Gershwin Prize winners

Barack Obama delivers remarks at a concert honoring Gershwin Prize winners

President Barack Obama delivers remarks at a concert honoring Gershwin Prize winners Burt Bacharach and Hal David, in the East Room at the White House on May 9, 2012 in Washington, DC.(Photo by Kevin Dietsch-Pool/Getty Images)

Barack Obama delivers remarks at a concert honoring Gershwin Prize winners

Barack Obama delivers remarks at a concert honoring Gershwin Prize winners

President Barack Obama delivers remarks at a concert honoring Gershwin Prize winners Burt Bacharach and Hal David, in the East Room at the White House on May 9, 2012 in Washington, DC.(Photo by Kevin Dietsch-Pool/Getty Images)

Barack Obama delivers remarks at a concert honoring Gershwin Prize winners

Barack Obama delivers remarks at a concert honoring Gershwin Prize winners

President Barack Obama delivers remarks at a concert honoring Gershwin Prize winners Burt Bacharach and Hal David, in the East Room at the White House on May 9, 2012 in Washington, DC.(Photo by Kevin Dietsch-Pool/Getty Images)

Barack Obama delivers remarks at a concert honoring Gershwin Prize winners

Barack Obama delivers remarks at a concert honoring Gershwin Prize winners

President Barack Obama delivers remarks at a concert honoring Gershwin Prize winners Burt Bacharach and Hal David, in the East Room at the White House on May 9, 2012 in Washington, DC.(Photo by Kevin Dietsch-Pool/Getty Images)

Barack Obama delivers remarks at a concert honoring Gershwin Prize winners

Barack Obama delivers remarks at a concert honoring Gershwin Prize winners

President Barack Obama delivers remarks at a concert honoring Gershwin Prize winners Burt Bacharach and Hal David, in the East Room at the White House on May 9, 2012 in Washington, DC.(Photo by Kevin Dietsch-Pool/Getty Images)