He did a fantastic job and the song was capped off with a flyover by a stealth bomber.
But what has America talking is the fact Luke keeps looking at his hand. Did he have the lyrics written there? A cheat sheet of sorts? You be the judge:
This morning Luke felt the need to explain and took to his twitter site to do so.
You can’t fault a guy for not wanting to mess up National Anthem.
For what it’s worth, other stars cheat, too. Martina McBride says the National Anthem is too important to screw up, so she always has the lyrics handy should she need them.
This isn’t the first time Luke has had to defend himself. His tour mate, Jason Aldean revealed in an interview with US99.5 that Luke Bryan has a secret tattoo.