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Steven Tyler's national anthem: Worst ever?

Steven Tyler's national anthem: Worst ever?

Steven Tyler turned in a beautiful rendition of the national anthem before Sunday's AFC Championship between the New England Patriots and Baltimore Ravens -- that's "beautiful," the word that lost all meaning last year when Tyler used it to describe pretty much every "American Idol" performance, good or bad.

And Tyler's rendition of our anthem definitely qualifies as the latter.

It may not have been the worst version ever (although I'll leave that up to you to decide), but we're talking about a legendary singer who is now paid to judge other people's singing abilities. It should have been amazing.

Instead, it was weird and screechy. Obviously, it's...