Trace Adkins claims the reason he stayed away from the Country Music Awards this year was....wait for it, wait for it

because he didn't want to get a new suit for the show?  First of all we are not ladies, and we don't need new suits every event we go to...Second, you've got money my friend! 

http://www.nashvillegab.com/2010/12/trace-talks-about-why-he-didnt-go-to-the-cmas-gets-totally-excited-about-his-aca-hosting-gig-and-sin.html