** FILE ** In this Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012, file photo, Trace Adkins rides a float in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York. Adkins wore an earpiece decorated like the Confederate flag when he performed for the Rockefeller Center Tree Lighting on Nov. 28, but he said he didn't mean to offend anyone by wearing it. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, File)

Photo by: Charles Sykes

** FILE ** In this Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012, file photo, Trace Adkins rides a float in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York. Adkins wore an earpiece decorated like the Confederate flag when he performed for the Rockefeller Center Tree Lighting on Nov. 28, but he said he didn't mean to offend anyone by wearing it. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, File)