7 of the Most Embarrassing On Stage Fails Ever

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The great thing about live performances is that anything can happen. And when we say anything, we mean anything. Over the weekend, Selena Gomez took the stage at KIIS FM's annual Jingle Ball concert held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, and towards the end of her set, there were some technical difficulties. Hey, it happens right? However, how she handled it — cursing and ending her set earlier — was what made things interesting.

Selena isn't the only star whose had issues during a live performance. Check out more on some of the biggest on stage fails of all time below!

1. Selena Gomez's Jingle Ball Meltdown

During Selena's set at Jingle Ball on December 6, she was having some audio issues and was heard saying "What the f*ck" after one of her songs ended. After that, she continued to say, "Sorry, the sound isn't working! Are you guys having a good night? I promise, a lot cooler people are gonna come out tonight. Is it okay if I perform two more songs and you guys can get to it? … I have to say that before you guys go on to the people that you care about, I really appreciate you supporting everything that I do. So this next song is the first song I had hit No. 1, and it's called 'Come & Get It.'"

Instead of performing the two songs promised, she walked off stage and that was it.


2. Justin Bieber Puking On Stage

Justin has been touring all over the globe for well over a year now, so there's bound to be some mess ups. One of the most embarrassing was definitely when he barfed during his concert in Phoenix in September 2012. He blamed it on drinking a big ol' glass of whole milk before performing. Watch the moment below (if you dare).

3. Ashlee Simpson's Saturday Night Live Disaster

This was the lip syncing fail hear 'round the world. Back in 2007, the singer was performing on the popular sketch comedy show, when all of the sudden, the track started playing and she wasn't singing. Oops! She then blamed the issue on her band playing the wrong song. Way to throw them under the bus, Ashlee! Watch the cringe-worthy moment below.

4. Billie Joe's Rock'N'Roll Rant at the iHeartRadio Music Festival

Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong is one of the most badass guys out there, but he took things a little too far during the 2012 iHeartRadio festival in 2012. The short version is he basically started going off on a rant about Justin Bieber, then smashed his guitar. Shortly after that, he checked into a rehab facility. (He's doing much better now, BTW.)


5. Jay Z Forgets to Do His Part

During one of Jay Z's eight-show run opening the Barclays center in Brooklyn, the rapper surprised fans and brought out his wife Beyonce to do a couple songs. She started off with "Diva" and then went into "Crazy in Love" where Jay Z forgot to come in to rap his part of the song. His excuse? He was mesmerized by his wife on the backstage monitors and simply spaced out. We don't blame him!

6. Fergie Pees Her Pants

Um…yeah. This happened. Apparently, the Black Eyed Peas were late for a set, and Fergie didn't have time for a bathroom break. We think you can figure out the rest.

7. Lady Gaga Does the Splits…and Fails Miserably

Back in April 2011, Mother Monster was performing a concert and straddled her piano and the piano chair, and promptly fell on her tush. Watch below!

Which on stage fail do you think is the most embarrassing? Sound off in the comments!

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