February 04, 2012 06:43 AM by Megan Thompson
Steven Tyler belted out his version of The National Anthem at the AFC National Football Game several weeks ago. After his performance The American Idol judge was slammed with negative comments about his singing. Keep reading to find out what Steven Tyler had to say about his rendition of the National Anthem.
After Steven Tyler’s performance many people mocked the judge on Fox‘s hit show, American Idol, and even questioned his singing talent. Yahoo! even said, “He most definitely would not have made it to the next round on the show and I am sure Jennifer Lopez and Randy Jackson would have had some interesting words to say had he been singing in front of them.”
But in true rock and roll style, Steven Tyler cooly explains, “that he meant to do that.” Of course he did, he is Steven Tyler! Steven went onto say, “I don’t know. As I said before, I put emphasis on, In the land of the free and I went up. Oddly enough I hit the note so I don’t know what they are talking about. I emphasized “free” which was for freedom. It was well thought out prior to. I wasn’t messing with American tradition.”
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