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Luke Bryan seemed to be looking at his hand and watch quite a bit during his performance of the national anthem at the MLB All-Star Game Tuesday night.  As people began tweeting about Luke not having the anthem memorized for his performance, Luke took to Twitter to explain what happened.

Luke admits he wrote a few key words to the anthem on his hand so he wouldn’t flub the lyrics.  He says, “I just wanted to do my best.  I promise it was from the heart.”

Luke also explained that he looked at his watch during the performance because he knew the stealth bomber would fly over the park at two minutes into his performance.

Luke goes on to apologize to anyone who was offend by his anthem performance.  He closes saying, “Being a part of the all star game was amazing and I look forward to the next time I can perform the anthem.”

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