Etta James Calls Out Beyonce

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Barack Obama and wife Michelle shared their first dance as President and First Lady to Beyonce's rendition of "At Last," made famous by Etta James.

Sweet, right?

Beyonce and Jay-Z

Not according to James!

"You guys know your president, right? You know the one with the big ears? Wait a minute, he ain't my president, he might be yours, he ain't my president," James told fans during a concert in Seattle last week.

Are you on Team Beyonce or Team Etta?

The singer then zeroed in on Beyonce:

"You know that woman he had singing for him, singing my song - she's gonna get her a-- whipped. The great Beyonce...But I can't stand Beyonce. She has no business up there, singing up there on a big ol' president day...singing my song that I've been singing forever."

(Pssst, Etta: Glenn Miller actually recorded "At Last" in 1941; Nat King Cole proceded to cover it 1957; your version hit the air 20 years after the original.)


Just in case mz ladytee want be her stage name


Continue to stay bless mzladytee want use that screen name it want be chaznel either


Yes i am lady tee mz waltz aSst for now my name is karil hilard former asst for trainers i study law then became a spokeperson for young teens i will be takeing nots for her i also did some song writeing mzlady is working on her music fans with your help she needs a tittle and time to make this journey with respect her myspace page is yet to emerge sometimes next year so with do respect enjoy shes comeing watch out other artist this is women with lyrics and you will be please plug youre ears love and bless you all fan page comeing soon she hopeing to get sign thankyou?


Random dude who say he was lyndell anything to cover her up so i guess shes god or he-man or whitney or mzladytee thats singing yall fans of hers need to stop listening to a bed story of pop fantasey music that sucks who hungry i am sleppy mz keri were ya at when i need ya


I am not saying this thing for nothing yall need take noteS beyonce dont do enough she a good entertainer for kids be real melba moore mickey howard those legend are icons and they earn there shapes when you he bey you just wanna sleep and call it a night kiddie bop have she ever been raise of food stamps or gov asst do the math


Ms etta james should she dont do enough to take credit for the old school legends truthfully beyonces is more of a pop star who try to cover people shine i see the knowles got some random do to speak on her behalf of course he aint admit she was with child he no the knowles paid him off we tired of seeing her shes no keyshia no monica or j -hud so my advice in the great words of kc let it go she try to please the white no disrespect mainstream you shouldint have to she not soul at all and she sold her pussy you can tell my source is right look at her videos it came out when she start humping jay single video and video phone you do the math


I think she has a right to say whatever she wants cause shes right it is her song... I thought they had to get permission to remake someones song if they were still alive? And i luv beyonce but how would she like that done to her? Beyonce im sorry u should have been more concidirite ...


etta james can go to hell for all i care.she should thank God that her old nursing home ass was with the curves. go head gal.put some back and some neck upon it..go beeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee


Beyonce is a sellout who tries to make herself more popular anyway she can. My vote is with Etta James.


Who is Etta James anyway? Lol Beyonce is a beautiful, talented singer and she is the perfect role model for anyone!! I don't understand how anyone can say a bad word about her. She is one of my idols and her version of the song was amazing!! I think this Etta James person has had her day and wants some of the fame back because now everyone is paying attention the the new girl singing it.

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