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2011-08-26 12:17
Ras Dumisani and Ard Matthews are not the first musicians to cock up their national anthems. And they probably won't be the last.

The phrase "it happens to the best of them" is appropriate when it comes to choking on the anthem, check out these "a-level" stars who strangled the national cat.

Christina Aguilera

Michael Bolton

Steven Tyler - in fairness, Steve hits the pitches

Keri Hilson

This poor girl had a nightmare worse than Ard's

The Best of the Rest - you don't have to be celeb to bring the house down

Still not seen our own anthem fails? Watch the two infamous South African national anthem bungles by Ras Dumisani and Ard Matthews.
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