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Selena Gomez shuts down lip-syncing accusations

Pop star Selena Gomez is adamant she did not lip-sync during her performance at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show.

The Good For You singer performed two new songs, Hands To Myself and Me & My Girls, during the annual catwalk extravaganza, which was filmed at the Lexington Armory in New York City in November (15).


The show was broadcast on Tuesday night (08Dec15), and several users on Instagram.com questioned whether Selena was singing live.


In a comment posted on the Victoria's Secret official page, one user asked, "She sings live?" and Selena replied, "Yes I f**king sing live."


Ahead of the broadcast, Selena took to her own Instagram page to share a picture of herself eating a McDonald's meal before her onstage appearance in a racy, cleavage-baring black dress.


In the caption, she wrote, "Wait, on the low though... This was backstage. Why do you think I covered my stomach during the show??"


Performers at the event also included The Weeknd and Ellie Goulding, who filled in for Rihanna after she dropped out of the show.


Ellie recently had to defend lip-syncing rumours of her own following her set at the Australian Football League (AFL)'s Grand Final in Melbourne in October (15) as a technical glitch caused two backing tracks to begin at the same time.


She wrote on Twitter.com, "Love it when people think I lip sync, what a rad (great) compliment... Considering I had no voice yesterday and a sleepless night because of the meds (medication) I would say it's been a good day.


"I give 100 per cent in my performances even when people don't give much back. My fans know that. That's because I love what I do so much... Truth be told I've been unwell the past week and I could do with a long spell chill but I was determined to give everything for Oz (sic) today."