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Jimmie Allen Moves on to The Next Round of ‘Dancing With The Stars’

Jimmie Allen danced his way through “Grease Week” for week five of Dancing With The Stars.

Jimmie Allen traded in his cowboy boots for a leather jacket Monday night for Grease night on Dancing with the Stars.
Allen, and his partner, Emma Slater danced a Foxtrot to “Stranded at the Drive in” from the classic film and Broadway show. Despite a small stumble on the slippery floor, the pair earned a score of 34 from the judges and enough fan votes to sail through to next Monday’s Halloween themed show.
It was an extra special week for the country crooner who returned to Nashville last Saturday just in time for his wife, Alexis to give birth to their newborn daughter, Zara James.
Jimmie Allen fans can vote for him and other celebrity favorites when Dancing With The Stars airs Mondays at 8PM ET on ABC.

Fans can join our Weekly Round-Up e-newsletter here, for the latest in country music and more news about future Jimmie Allen releases.

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Jimmie Allen’s music is available everywhere you buy or stream music. Take a listen below and check out more new recently released music here on our ‘New Country Music’ playlist. Be sure to give the playlist a follow for your weekly new country music fix.

Jimmie Allen Earns Bonus Points on Dancing With The Stars’ Disney Week

Jimmie Allen scored two bonus points during a special two-night Disney Week Special for week four of Dancing With The Stars.

Four weeks into season 30 of Dancing With the Stars, Jimmie Allen continues to do country music proud. Allen danced twice across the two night Disney-themed contest and showed just how much he is improving every week. An emotional Allen dedicated the first dance to his father who died of kidney failure in 2019. The pasa doble with partner Emma Slater to “I’ll Make a Man Out of You” from Mulan earned the pair a total score of 30 out of 40. Allen also won the night’s special bonus point competition for two extra points to who best completed the ‘Mickey Challenge.’
On night two, Allen earned his first 9s of the season for a jazz dance to Billie Eilish’s “Bad Guy”. When the judges’ scores were combined with fan votes, Allen was safe, and will continue on to next week of the competition.

Jimmie Allen fans can vote for him and other celebrity favorites when Dancing With The Stars airs Mondays at 8PM ET on ABC.

Fans can join our Weekly Round-Up e-newsletter here, for the latest in country music and more news about future Jimmie Allen releases.

To keep up with Jimmie Allen, follow him on InstagramTwitter, and Facebook.

Jimmie Allen’s music is available everywhere you buy or stream music. Take a listen below and check out more new recently released music here on our ‘New Country Music’ playlist. Be sure to give the playlist a follow for your weekly new country music fix.

Jimmie Allen Channels His Inner Britney During DWTS Britney Spears Week

Jimmie Allen danced his way through week three with a performance to “Outrageous” during Britney Spears Week on Dancing With The Stars.

It was Britney Night on this week’s episode of Dancing with the Stars, and it turns out country star Jimmie Allen is a Britney Spears superfan. After dancing a salsa with partner Emma Slater to “Outrageous”, Allen proudly announced that he has seen Britney live 8 times and considers himself a huge fan. Unfortunately, the judges didn’t love the dance as much as Allen loves Britney, but the scores (6s from Len Goodman and Carrie Ann Inaba and a surprise 8 from Bruno Tonioli – Derek Hough did not attend out of an abundance of caution due to potential covid exposure) and fan votes during the live show were enough to send Jimmie through to the next round.
While Allen is enjoying his time on the show, it’s hard being away from his 15-month-old daughter Naomi and his wife Alexis, who is about to give birth to their second child. “The baby is due anytime!” Allen said, joking with host Tyra Banks that he told his wife if she sees a foot popping out on Mondays or Tuesdays (when the show tapes in Los Angeles) that she needs to hold that baby in.

Jimmie Allen fans can vote for him and other celebrity favorites when Dancing With The Stars airs Mondays at 8PM ET on ABC.

Fans can join our Weekly Round-Up e-newsletter here, for the latest in country music and more news about future Jimmie Allen releases.

To keep up with Jimmie Allen, follow him on InstagramTwitter, and Facebook.

Jimmie Allen’s music is available everywhere you buy or stream music. Take a listen below and check out more new recently released music here on our ‘New Country Music’ playlist. Be sure to give the playlist a follow for your weekly new country music fix.

Jimmie Allen Wows Fans with Dancing With The Stars Performance

Jimmie Allen danced his way through week two with a fan-favorite performance of his hit song “Make Me Want To” on Dancing With The Stars.

Country stars are no strangers to the Dancing With The Stars ballroom and Season 30 is no exception. Past competitors on the popular show include Lauren Alaina, Kellie Pickler, Wynonna Judd, Chuck Wicks, Jana Kramer, Billy Ray Cyrus, Sara Evans, and country radio personality Bobby Bones. Now, this season’s Jimmie Allen is taking his shot at winning the coveted mirror ball trophy. Representing for the country music scene, Kellie Pickler and Bobby Bones have each come away with the top prize for their respective seasons. Lauren Alaina and Jana Kramer each came close, both finishing in fourth place in the competition that pairs celebrities with ballroom dance professionals to dance for America’s votes.

Jimmie Allen and his partner, Emma Slater, kicked off this season last week with a Tango to “The Way I Are” by Timbaland featuring Keri Hilson. This past Monday, September 27th, the pair took the floor again with a Rumba, but this time featuring a very special backing track; Allen’s own “Make Me Want To”. The judges praised both the song and the dance, and the scores from the panels combined with Americas votes were enough to put the “Freedom was a Highway” singer through to the next round. Fans can vote for Allen and other celebrity favorites when Dancing With The Stars airs Mondays at 8PM ET on ABC.

Fans can join our Weekly Round-Up e-newsletter here, for the latest in country music and more news about future Jimmie Allen releases.

To keep up with Jimmie Allen, follow him on InstagramTwitter, and Facebook.

“Make Me Want To” is available everywhere you buy or stream music. Take a listen below and check out more new recently released music here on our ‘New Country Music’ playlist. Be sure to give the playlist a follow for your weekly new country music fix.

Lauren Alaina Releases and Performs Emotional Tribute “The Other Side”

The Other Side Lauren Alaina

Country artists regularly share their hearts with the world through their music, but on Monday night, Lauren Alaina went a step further. The American Idol alum is currently competing on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars, and chose to dance a contemporary piece to her brand new song, “The Other Side”. The ballad is a beautiful tribute to her stepfather Sam Ramker, who passed away after a short battle with cancer. 

Alaina has opened up about her family’s loss before, but dancing to a song she wrote about his last moments on earth showed a vulnerable side we rarely see. As if the stars couldn’t have aligned more for this important piece, the broadcast happened to air on the one year anniversary of his passing.

A visibly emotional Alaina danced beautifully through the entire song but collapsed in tears into her mother’s arms as soon as it was over, and again when her partner, Gleb Savchenko, comforted her before they received scores from the judges.

“He was always my champion. He was always my number one fan,” Alaina said in an Instagram post before Monday’s performance. “I wrote ‘The Other Side’ in Sam’s memory. I wrote this song so that he can live on, and never be forgotten.”

Anyone who has experienced loss will find comfort in lyrics that depict a pain-free world where our loved ones will wait for us. Written by Alaina, Jon Nite, and Zach Kale, this song reminds us that the ones close to our hearts never truly leave us.

“Don’t you cry for me ’cause I’m in God’s glory / And I can see his face, it’s amazing / I know you have doubts but I see it right now / I promise it’s real, keep praying / I’ll be waiting, take your time / And go write a story / That you can’t wait to tell me / On the other side / Oh, oh, on the other side”

Faith, love, and loss have always been central themes in country music, but Alaina’s willingness to share them on a national stage shows how brave the Georgia native truly is.

“The Other Side” comes on the tails of Alaina’s last release, “Getting Good”. After Dancing with the Stars, she will headline for the first time on That Girl Was Me Tour before rejoining Blake Shelton, Trace Adkins, John Anderson and the Bellamy Brothers on the 2020 Friends & Heroes Tour.

To keep up with Lauren Alaina follow her on InstagramTwitter, and Facebook.

“The Other Side” is now available everywhere you buy or stream music. Take a listen below and check out more new recently released music on our ‘New Country Music’ playlist. Be sure to give the playlist a follow for your weekly new country music fix.

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Lauren Alaina Makes Her ‘Dancing with the Stars’ Debut

Lauren Alaina may think she belongs on a farm instead of in the ballroom but she brought her Georgia roots to Los Angeles last night for the Dancing with the Stars season 28 premiere. A video introduction showed her meeting her partner, Gleb Savchenko for the first time. “I feel like I’m going to prom and I’m waiting for my date to get here,” Alaina told the camera.

Dancing the Cha-Cha to “Man! I Feel Like a Woman” by none other than country superstar, Shania Twain, Alaina dazzled on the dance floor in a green costume with a large brown belt and plenty of sparkles. She had tears in her eyes as she came off the floor and explained just how nervous she was before making her Dancing with the Stars debut. “I was praying and feeling like I might throw up,” she laughed.

The judges were impressed, giving Lauren a score of 19, the third-highest total and described her performance as “very polished” and calling her a “sultry southern belle.” Scores will carry over to next Monday when live voting begins. The songstress had plenty of people cheering her on as the camera panned to her close family and friends clapping as she got her scores. Also in the audience was country music radio host and last year’s champion, Bobby Bones who posted a sweet message to his friend shortly after her performance.

 

Click here to watch her full performance. Only time will tell how the singer-songwriter will do this season, continue to follow along on ABC on Monday nights at 8 PM EST.

To keep up with Lauren Alaina and her Dancing with the Stars journey, follow her on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

Lauren Alaina’s new single, “Getting Good” will be available where you buy or stream music on September 27th. Check out more new recently released music here on our “New Country Music” playlist. Be sure to give the playlist a follow for your weekly new country music fix.

 

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Lauren Alaina Postpones ‘That Girl Was Me Tour’ to Be On Dancing with the Stars

By Steve Rudden

 

If you have tickets to Lauren Alaina’s ‘That Girl Was Me’ Tour originally scheduled for the fall, you will have to wait until January 2020 to catch the reigning ACM New Female Vocalist of the Year.  Alaina announced this morning on Instagram that she will be postponing her ‘That Girl Was Me Tour’ due to her guest spot on the dancing competition Dancing With The Stars. She shared in the caption “This was THE hardest decision ever, but my team and I have decided to postpone the #ThatGirlWasMeTour to do Dancing With The Stars. After talking to a few of my friends who have been on the show, I realized I couldn’t give the show and the tour 100%. I always want to deliver the best performances I can, so we have moved the tour to early next year. Dancing with the Stars is a once in a lifetime opportunity that I am so excited about.” She adds that tickets will be available for a refund if you can’t make the new tour date.

Alaina joins superstars like Karamo Brown from Netflix’s Queer Eye, the lastest Bachelorette Hannah Brown, Dawson’s Creek actor James Van Der Beek and many more. For the full cast and more information about the cast this season click here.

 

The tour will kick off with two dates in Nashville on January 15th & 16th and makes a stop in New York City at Bowery Ballroom on January 27th before ending the run on February 8th in Atlanta, Georgia. Fans can keep an eye out for additional tour dates which will likely be added in the coming future. One of our 2019 Artists To Watch, Filmore will remain as her direct support for the entirety of the tour.

Alaina has been a rising star in the country music genre ever since being named the runner-up on the tenth season American Idol. Since then, she has been perfecting her songwriting craft and has celebrated two number one hits, “Road Less Traveled” which was the title track to her 2017 sophomore album as well as a duet with Kane Brown “What Ifs”.

By the time she starts her ‘That Girl Was Me’ Tour, fans can look forward to incredible dance moves to enhance her live show even more.

Be sure to root for Lauren Alaina when the show premieres on Monday, September 16th, on ABC.

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Lauren Alaina Joins Star Studded Cast of Dancing with the Stars

Lauren Alaina Dancing with the Stars

Announced this morning on Good Morning America is the new star-studded cast of Dancing with the Stars for this fall.

“The Road Less Traveled” singer, Lauren Alaina joins Karamo Brown from Netflix’s Queer Eye, the lastest Bachelorette Hannah Brown, Dawson’s Creek actor James Van Der Beek, NFL Hall of Famer Ray Lewis, Kate Flanery who played Meredith on The Office, Ally Brooke from Fifth Harmony, basketball player Lamar Odom, actor Kel Mitchell, former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer, supermodel Christie Brinkley and Mary Wilson from The Supremes.

Be sure to root for Lauren Alaina when the show premieres on Monday, September 16th, on ABC.

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Dan + Shay Perform ‘Speechless’ on Dancing with the Stars Finale

The platinum-selling vocal duo, Dan + Shay have had incredible success with the release of their self-titled third studio album. Their song “Tequila” reached number 1 on the charts and continues to be a staple with fans and in their live performances. After their epic performance of the song at the CMA’s last Wednesday, the boys returned to ABC last night to perform their new single, “Speechless” on the finale of Dancing with the Stars.

Co-host, Brooke Burke-Charvet gave the singers a warm welcome to the Dancing with the Stars stage, as well as a mention to their headlining tour. “I’m so glad our next guests are here! They are hitting the road next year to headline their own epic tour, but right now they’re with us to perform their current single, ‘Speechless,’ joined by Sharna and Artem- Give it up for Dan and Shay!”

The duo sang a breathtaking rendition of their song, while finalists, Sharna Burgess and Artem Chiavintsev effortlessly showcased their own talent, through dance. The smokey ambiance and romantic lighting added a special touch that was the perfect backdrop to the song and dance. Backed by a four-piece band, both Dan and Shay complimented each other in every way, with both singers having an equal share of solo time. From their vocal abilities to their fashion sense to their beautiful harmonies, the men definitely gave their all to this performance.

Dan + Shay were amongst other talented artists, such as Lauren Daigle, Robin Thicke, and Avril Lavinge, who also performed during the finale, and of course, the finalists in the competition.

Expect to hear “Speechless” on Dan + Shay’s setlist, as they gear up for their own headlining U.S. and Canadian tour, beginning at the end of February 2019. The ‘Dan + Shay The Tour’ will feature label-mate, Morgan Evans for the first leg of the tour, while Chris Lane will join them for the second leg. The tour does not make it to the New York area this time around, but keep checking our calendars for any additional dates that may be added. For more information, head to danandshay.com.

 

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