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When in doubt, lose the underwear.

That was Kacey Musgraves' philosophy at the CMA Awards Wednesday night, when she shed her underwear before her performance to avoid a potential wardrobe malfunction.

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"Right before I sang, my panties came off," Musgraves, 26, told reporters after the performance, according to Us Weekly. "They were the stick-on kind. I mean, just look at this dress. ... They were stuck on, and then they weren't stuck on, so I literally had to rip 'em off and throw them somewhere."

Musgraves performed a duet with Loretta Lynn on "You're Looking at Country" at the event. She also won the Song of the Year award for "Follow Your Arrow."

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