10. Ashley Tisdale
We have ranked the above pop-starlet at the bottom of our list because, well, who the fuck is Ashley Tisdale?
9. Mariah Carey
If you type "Mariah Carey" and "lip sync" into YouTube, you could blow an entire Tuesday night watching every single embarrassing clip. Not that we did. OK, fine, we did. Twice.
8. Lady Gaga
Hey as far as we're concerned, if Lady Gaga keeps wearing lunch meat and putting on concerts that cross drag shows with Jazzercise and Cirque Du Soleil, she's allowed to phone in the vox as long as she needs to.
7. Lindsay Lohan
Renaissance woman, Lindsay Lohan, on the other hand, should never be allowed to live the above clip down. Or her chronic drunk driving, for that matter.
6. Jennifer Hudson
Some people (on the Internet) say Jennifer Hudson's performance of the National Anthem at Super Bowl 2009 rivaled Whitney Houston's legendary rendition from 1991. And by that, they mean both ladies know how to pretend they're singing real good.
5. Ashlee Simpson
Jessica's younger, significantly less successful sibling, was not content to simply completely fuck up her SNL debut. She also deemed it necessary to bust out a leprechaun jig as the cherry on top.
4. Freddie Mercury
We love Freddie for his balls. So ballsy!
3. Kurt Cobain
But when it comes to rebellious anti-lip-syncing, its Nirvana's frontman whose testicles are surely afflicted with elephantiasis.
2. Milli Vanilli
The crux of Vanilli-gate was that concertgoers were somehow still naive and/or downright stupid enough to not even begin to suspect that live performers have backup tracks. Milli was not the worst. They were just the first.
Generally speaking, we get it. Concerts -- especially the arena-sized spectacles of the Top 40 continuum -- are about putting on a show. What does it matter if the vocals are prerecorded if the delivery is on? However, we can't say the same rules apply for a reality show whose primary function is a singing contest.
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