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by Ann Oldenburg, USA TODAY

It was clear that her left hand was ringless when Kelly Clarkson took the stage Saturday night at the 2013 CMA Music Festival in Nashville.

And Clarkson, who's set to wed Brandon Blackstock on Oct. 20, kept apologizing to her fiance from the stage, according to CMT.com.

Early in her first song, Stronger, Clarkson noticed she had forgotten to put on the ring. (Earlier in the day she shared a shot of herself in a wedding dress, the ring clearly visible, for the cover of her new single, Tie It Up.)

"This is my first official set at a country ... thing," Clarkson told the crowd midway through her set. "I've been nervous all day because I wanted to be good for you!"

But there's a happy ending to the story.

Clarkson tweeted after the show: "For all of the concerned fans I FOUND MY RINGS!!! Seriously, panicked in my head all night long .....so did Brandon haha!"

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