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Jimmie Allen Goes Number One with Song “down home”

Jimmie Allen scores his 4th number one song at country radio this week with his single, “down home.” Learn all the details here.

Jimmie Allen is certainly on his way to becoming a household name. The talented country music singer-songwriter is known for creating music that speaks to his fan base, his positive personality, and of course his incredible, undeniable talent. Earlier this year, Allen shared a special song called “down home.” Today the track is the number one song at country radio.

Written by Allen with Cameron Bedell, Rian Ball, and Tate Howell, the song pays homage to the singer’s relationship with his father, who passed away in 2019. The soulful song is a relatable song about grief, love, and survival.

When Allen found out about the song’s radio success, he took to social media sharing a touching sentiment. “Shout out to my friends at Country Radio for supporting “Down Home”. It’s a song I wrote about my father. So glad to see people have connected with you. To everyone mourning the loss of someone you love, so sorry for your loss. Hold on to the good memories you made with them.”

He later shared, “Dear Dad, I knew you existed and now the world knows. Thank you country radio for helping me share my father’s memory.” In the same post, the singer also thanked his co-writers.

“I promise I’m working // With this guitar ’bout as hard as I can // I met a girl, bought a house // Put a nice little payment, down home // Is still there where my heart is // This down home kid is just how you left him // I still hate that you’re gone, I wish you were here // But I hope I’m making you proud // ‘Cause I know you’re up there looking down home”

A huge congrats to Jimmie and his team! This number one is definitely a special one.

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Jimmie Allen’s song “down home” off his album ‘Tulip Drive’ is officially number one.

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“down home” is available everywhere you buy or stream music. Take a listen below and check out more new recently released tunes 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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Here Is ‘Country Goes Reggae’ Album ft. Dolly Parton, Jimmie Allen & More

The brand new Country Goes Reggae album featuring artists like Dolly Parton, Jimmie Allen, and more is out now, July 22nd. Listen to the unique new project below.

In an exciting and unprecedented collaboration, country musicians such as Dolly Parton, Jimmie Allen, Toby Keith, Lainey Wilson, and more lend their voices and songs to a reggae-inspired project. The 11-track collection recreates the arrangements behind some of our favorite country songs, such as Rascal Flatts, “I Like the Sound of That” and “Boot On” by Randy Houser.

The collaborations are courtesy of one of the top Reggae musician groups, called Positive Vibrations. Country Goes Reggae was produced by Christian and Frank Berman (The Berman Brothers) and their partner, Ron Oehl. This exciting new project breathes new life into country songs, while adding a positive factor to each and every track. It’s the perfect album to listen to all summer long. Get the full trackless and listen below.

Country Goes Reggae Album Tracklist:

  1. Eyes on You (feat. Chase Rice)
  2. Make Me Want To (feat. Jimmie Allen)
  3. Red Solo Cup (feat. Toby Keith)
  4. I Like the Sound of That (feat. Rascal Flatts)
  5. Two Doors Down (feat. Dolly Parton)
  6. Smile (feat. Uncle Kracker)
  7. Things a Man Oughta Know (feat. Lainey Wilson)
  8. Boots On (feat. Randy Houser)
  9. Pass It On Down (feat. Alabama)
  10. Ready to Run (feat. Alexandra Kay)
  11. Save It For A Rainy Day (feat. Landon Parker)
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The Positive Vibrations ‘Country Goes Reggae’ album is out now.

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

Country Goes Reggae is now 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.

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Jimmie Allen: ‘Tulip Drive’ – Album Review

Jimmie Allen’s brand new album, Tulip Driveis out now, June 24th on all streaming platforms. Take a listen and read our full review below.

Within the first 30 seconds of Tulip Drive, Jimmie Allen issues a challenge: “If haters gonna hate, let ‘em hate me.” For Allen, it’s clearly something he’s dealt with throughout his career, from the struggles he’s faced as a black man in the country genre to being an also-ran on American Idol. Yet, also on the first track, the aptly titled “be alright,” he promises just that: “It’s gonna be alright.”

“This is the first [album] where I chose to write songs about my own personal experiences, thoughts and hopes,” Allen revealed on Instagram of Tulip Drive. The new collection features 11 tracks co-written by the rising star, as well as contributions from the likes of Seth Ennis, HARDY, Old Dominion’s Brad Tursi, Ashley Gorley, Ross Copperman, and many of Nashville’s other biggest names.

With 17 new tracks, Jimmie Allen’s Tulip Drive is a celebration of what makes him one of the genre’s fastest-rising stars. On many a-tracks, he stays true to the sounds that endeared him to country fans while also exploring collaborations with the likes of Jennifer Lopez (“on my way”), CeeLo Green and T-Pain (“pesos”), and Katie Ohh (“broken hearted”). While each track may not be traditionally country, they’re each completely Allen.

The Delaware native titled the album after the street his late grandmother grew up on, much like his debut album, Mercury Lane, was named for the street he grew up on. That dedication to his family and roots can be heard throughout the project, including on “down home,” an ode to his late father, and the album’s closing track, “you won’t be alone,” which includes a special moment from Allen’s young son. Another such moment is “settle on back,” a clear album highlight that’s a nostalgic ode to finding solace where you grew up.

In addition to “be alright,” one of the album’s most single-worthy tracks is “kissin you,” a simple summer song about the best parts of a relationship. Here he celebrates someone special and his favorite pastime of locking lips with her. “It’s your call how we kick it off // As long as it ends // With me kissin you.” Likewise, Allen slows things down for some sexytime with “love in the living room,” a sultry song where the title tells the full story.

Other highlights include “wouldn’t feel like summer” and “right now,” a driving guitar-filled song where Allen longs to have someone back. On the former, things like the beach, boardwalks, and road trips just don’t feel the way he remembers without that someone special.  Meanwhile, on the former, he’s pleading for his lost love to come back.

“If I had you back right know // I wouldn’t have ever let you let go // I need you so bad right now // And I ain’t afraid to say so // ‘Cause right now // I wouldn’t be falling to pieces // Wishing we could forget everything that went down // I made that mistake somehow…I’d make it right, now.”

Allen shows his incredibly vulnerable and personal side on “habits & hearts,” as he struggles with both addiction and the possibility of lost love. The piano-driven ballad tells the heartbreaking tale of someone battling addiction, and the risks to a relationship that come with it.

“It tears you up // It wears you down // You want to quit // But you can’t get out // Habits are harder than hearts to break // Habits are harder than hearts to break // Back on the track // You brace yourself // ‘Cause it doesn’t take much to come off the rails // So tired of seeing tears rolling down your face // ‘Cause habits are harder than hearts to break.”

It’s not uncommon to hear that albums have something for everything, but that is truly the case on Jimmie Allen’s Tulip Drive. While there are plenty of the driving guitars and twang that endeared him to country fans, there are a handful of out-of-the-box tracks that continue to prove Allen a crossover star in the making.

Jimmie Allen – Tulip Drive Track List:

  1. be alright (Jimmie Allen, Jason Evigan, Gian Stone, Castle)
  2. what i’m talkin bout (Zach Abend, Michael Hardy, Seth Ennis)
  3. kissin you (Jimmie Allen, Ashley Gorley, Zach Crowell)
  4. down home (Jimmie Allen, Rian Ball, Cameron Bedell, Tate Howell)
  5. settle on back (Jimmie Allen, Tate Howell, Trip Howell, David Pramik)
  6. pesos (feat. CeeLo Green & T-Pain) (Jimmie Allen, Edward Martin, Vincent Venditto, T-Pain, Thomas Callaway, Yannique DeLisle Barker, Chris Doyle, J. ”Lonny” Bereal)
  7. love in the living room (Jimmie Allen, Jesse Frasure, Brandon Day, Alysa Vanderheym, Cary Barlowe)
  8. on my way (Jimmie Allen & Jennifer Lopez) (Ivy Adara, Leroy Clampitt, Michael Pollack)
  9. broken hearted (feat. Katie Ohh) (Jimmie Allen, Ashley Gorley, Will Weatherly)
  10. habits & hearts (Steven McMorran, Derrick Southerland, Jess Cates)
  11. right now (Jimmie Allen, Matt Rogers, Jordan Schmidt)
  12. wouldn’t feel like summer (Alysa Vandereheym, Matthew McGinn, Jimmie Deeghan)
  13. undo (Matt Rogers, Matt McVaney, Daniel Breland)
  14. get you a girl (Jimmie Allen, Justin Ebach, Matt Jenkins)
  15. keep em coming (Jimmie Allen, Brad Tursi, Will Weatherly)
  16. every time i say amen (Travis Hill, Jon Nite, Ross Copperman)
  17. you won’t be alone (feat. Aadyn) (Jimmie Allen, Justin Ebach)

 

Our Top Picks:

  1. settle on back
  2. kissin you
  3. habits & hearts
  4. right now
  5. be alright
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Jimmie Allen’s new album ‘Tulip Drive’ is out now.

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

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

Tulip Drive is available everywhere you buy or stream music. Take a listen below and check out more new recently released tunes 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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Jimmie Allen Collaborates with Jennifer Lopez “on my way” Remix

Jimmie Allen collaborates with Jennifer Lopez “on my may”, out now, May 27th, on all streaming platforms. Listen to the brand new song below.

As fans anticipate, Jimmie Allen’s upcoming project Tulip Drive, music lovers can enjoy a killer collaboration off the project! Allen joined forces with superstar, Jennifer Lopez in a countrified version of her song “on my way.”

The remix is an incredible collaboration. Both Allen and Lopez bring their A-game on the song. For the country singer-songwriter, this collaboration is a long time in the making. Back in 2011, Allen competed on American Idol, when Lopez was a judge. According to a recent press release, the singer shared, ““I met @JLo for the first time in 2010 as a contestant on @AmericanIdol. As soon as I heard ‘I’m Real,’ I told myself one day we would do a song together and it happened.”

“Hope was hopeless, faith was running // Didn’t notice you were coming through // You were on your way too // And you don’t believe in meant to be // But somehow you were meant for me, it’s true // Yeah, you were on your way too”

Clearly Allen is as amazing of an artist, as he is a manifesto! This re-imagined version of “on my way” is a certified-bop. Make sure you add it to your playlists.

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Jimmie Allen and Jennifer Lopez collaborate on “on my way” remix.

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.

“on my way” is now 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.

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Dylan Scott & Jimmie Allen Join Forces on New Collaborative Song

Dylan Scott and Jimmie Allen join forces on new collaborative song, “In Our Blood,” out now, May 6th, on all streaming platforms. Listen to the brand new song below.

There is something always enticing about collaborations. Since country music is such a big family, it is no surprise that duets are happening more often than not on songs and records across the genre. Today, Dylan Scott enlists fellow singer-songwriter Jimmie Allen to join in on his new song “In Our Blood.”

The country-rock song is the right mix of dark and anthemic. It reminds us all that we are all the same at the end of the day. It encourages all of us to let go of our differences, and just love one another. In a time of strife and divisiveness, it is especially important to have songs like this in our music catalog.

“We all get born and we all get a name // and we all get raised, might not be the same // But we all have hearts and we all feel pain // Don’t we? // And we might do things in a different way, but we all want love and we all need grace // Everybody bleeds red at the end of the day, don’t we?”

“In Our Blood” is the personification of the human experience. Both Scott and Allen bring their signature styles to this hauntingly beautiful song. This is one that is going to have us thinking about for a long time coming. Our power to love is stronger than anything that could ever divide us.

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Dylan Scott and Jimmie Allen collaborate on new song, “In Our Blood,” out now.

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

To keep up with Dylan Scott, follow him on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

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

“In Our Blood” is now 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.

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Jimmie Allen Shares Soulful New Song “Down Home”

Jimmie Allen’s new song “Down Home,” is out now, March 11th, on all streaming platforms. Listen to the brand new track below.

During the 2022 ACM Awards in Las Vegas, country music entertainer, Jimmie Allen took the stage! Premiering an unreleased song, Allen mesmerized the audience and the fans watching from home with his forthcoming new track. Following the performance, Allen officially released the new song, “Down Home.”

The ACM co-host honored his father through his performance and the song. “Down Home.” Written by Allen with co-writers, Cameron Bedell, Rian Ball, and Tate Howell, the song pays homage to his relationship. The track details moments in his life with his father, as well as, how life has progressed, since his untimely death in 2019.

“I bet you’re up there making new friends // I’m pretty sure you’re loving every minute  // If there’s a gold pond out there to fish // I bet you already caught everything in it // I betcha you’re making everyone laugh”

Songs like this are what make country music so great. Even though Allen is one of the greatest entertainers in the modern-day genre, “Down Home” personifies his talent in ways like no other. It is a relatable song about grief, love, and survival. So much credit goes to the singer for sharing his heart with fans.

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Jimmie Allen’s new song “Down Home” is out now on all streaming platforms.

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.

“Down Home” is now 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.

2022 ACM Awards: The Complete Recap – Winners, Performances & More

Check out the full recap of the 2022 ACM Awards, complete with all of the winners, performances, and more special moments from the show.

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The Academy of Country Music Awards had a fresh new look this year. The normally three-hour event that has exclusively aired on CBS for the past 23 years found a new home on Amazon Prime. The show was an hour shorter, had no commercials, and had a whole lot more entertainment. Country music icon, Dolly Parton hosted the event from Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas with the reigning New Male and Female Artists of the Year, Jimmie Allen and Gabby Barrett. Miranda Lambert was the big winner, taking home the prestigious Entertainer of the Year award. Keep reading below for more winners and special performances from the exciting night.

Allen and Barrett, who were both up for Male and Female Artist of the Year kicked off the show; Allen covered Elvis Presley’s “Viva Las Vegas” and Barrett sang Faith Hill’s “Let’s Go to Vegas.” After Eric Church performed a medley of songs over his 16-year career, New Artist of the Year nominee, Walker Hayes sang his new single “AA” as well as his viral smash hit “Fancy Like” as he danced around the entire stadium high-fiving fans and other artists.

The first two awards of the night were presented to Brothers Osborne for Duo of the Year, and Old Dominion for Group of the Year. It was Brothers Osborne’s third and Old Dominion’s fifth straight win for the respective categories. Maren Morris followed this with a performance of her new song, “Circles Around This Town.”

Lainey Wilson came out on top in the stacked Song of the Year category with her number one hit “Things a Man Oughta Know.” Jason Aldean and Carrie Underwood won for Single of the Year for their chart-topper, “If I Didn’t Love You.” Viewers got to see both of these songs live later in the show. Wilson also won the New Female Artist of the Year as well. Next up, two Female Artist of the Year nominees, Ashley McBryde and Carly Pearce took the stage for “Never Wanted Be That Girl”, a standout performance. This collaboration took home the award for Music Event of Year.

Two of the most memorable performances of the show included Thomas Rhett who performed his current single “Slow Down Summer” as fireworks shot off behind him during the final chorus, resembling a scene from Sleeping Beauty’s Castle in Magic Kingdom. Right after, Kelsea Ballerini joined Dolly Parton on stage for a collaboration of Parton’s new song, “Big Dreams and Faded Dreams” from her new “Run, Rose, Run” album. 

One of the biggest surprise wins of the night was Morgan Wallen’s Dangerous winning the award for Album of the Year. Statistically, it makes a lot of sense, given it was the best-selling album across all genres in 2021 with 3.2 million units sold. Wallen humbly thanked his team, fans, and industry for showing him grace over the past year and dedicated the win to his son.

This was followed by 35-straight minutes of performances by artists such as Gabby Barrett, Parker McCollum, Lainey Wilson, Jason Aldean and Carrie Underwood, Kane Brown, Luke Bryan and Jordan Davis. Our favorite performances in this batch included Brother Osborne who gave an exciting performance of their song “Skeletons,” where their glasses, hats, guitars, and matching black and white jumpsuits lit the room neon as the lights went down. Breland had Thomas Rhett and a Baptist choir join him on stage for his fun, new song “Praise the Lord.”

After Lady A performed “What a Song Can Do,” the Male and Female Artist of the Year were awarded to Chris Stapleton and Carly Pearce. Pearce and Stapleton also won this award at last year’s CMAs as well. Top-nominated artist, Chris Young performed two songs after these awards, “Raised On Country” and his collaboration with Mitchell Tenpenny, “At The End of A Bar.”

The show concluded with the announcement of the most prestigious owner of the night, Entertainer of the Year. Miranda Lambert took home the award and although she leads the pack with 29 total ACM awards throughout her career, she has never won the Entertainer of the Year. She is currently in London on tour, but she graciously accepted her award remotely.

Other awards not aired included New Male Artist of the Year to Parker McCollum, Video of the Year to Lambert and Elle King for “Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home),” and Songwriter of the Year to Michael Hardy. Other performers include Chris Stapleton, Jimmie Allen, Parmalee with Blanco Brown and Brooke Eden, Brittney Spencer, and Kelly Clarkson. The pre-show included performances by Tenille Townes and Kat & Alex.

Fans can also join our Weekly Round-Up e-newsletter here, for the latest in country music.

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Jimmie Allen & Brad Paisley’s “Freedom Was A Highway” Reaches Number One

Jimmie Allen and Brad Paisley’s collaborative song, “Freedom Was A Highway” is officially the number one song at country radio. Learn more below.

Just fresh off the announcement that he will be co-hosting the 57th ACM Awards, Jimmie Allen can celebrate yet again! The rising star achieved his third number-one single at country radio this week with his Brad Paisley collaboration! “Freedom Was A Highway” is officially number one.

“Freedom Was A Highway” is a nostalgic tune where Allen and Paisley reminisce about more carefree days. The collaboration is one of many off of Allen’s project Bettie James. Both artists are huge fans of one another, which is one of the many reasons that makes this collaboration so special!

“When the town was the whole world // And love was the girl next door // Soundtrack was a song in the dark // I miss those days when our dreams // Were there for chasin’ // But time was better wasted // We were summer young and livin’ for a Friday // And freedom was a highway (oh-oh, oh-oh) // Freedom was a highway (oh-oh, oh-oh)”

We love a collaboration and are so happy to see this song succeed. Congrats to Allen and Paisley and their teams!

Join our Round-Up e-newsletter here, for the latest in country music and more news about upcoming Jimmie Allen and Brad Paisley announcements and releases.

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“Freedom Was A Highway” is now 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.

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Jimmie Allen & Gabby Barrett Join Dolly Parton as Co-Hosts of 2022 ACM Awards

Jimmie Allen and Gabby Barrett join Dolly Parton as co-hosts for the 2022 57th Annual ACM Awards, scheduled for March 7th in Las Vegas.

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To kick off the 2022 ACM Awards, reigning New Artists of the Year, Jimmie Allen and Gabby Barrett will join previously announced icon, Dolly Parton as co-hosts of the annual event. Pairing two of the most exciting new artists in the genre with a living legend is as exhilarating as it sounds!

This year, the show returns back to Las Vegas at a new venue, the new Allegiant Stadium. The show will broadcast commercial-free at 8 p.m. ET on Amazon’s streaming Prime Video, which is another departure from its norm. This marks the first exclusively livestream award show.

Allen and Barrett will also help unveil this year’s nominees, co-hosting a video reveal of select categories on the @ACMawards Twitter account this Thursday (February 10) at 10:30 a.m. ET/9:30 a.m. CT/7:30 a.m. PT.

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Jimmie Allen Announces 2022 Headlining Tour Dates

Jimmie Allen is hitting the road with duo, Neon Union on his 2022 ‘Down Home Tour’. Get all the dates and details below.

Fresh off his impressive Dancing With The Stars stint and GRAMMY nomination, Jimmie Allen is showing no signs of slowing down! The superstar in the making just announced his 2022 headlining tour. Allen will head out on the road beginning in February and ending in May.

The singer-songwriter stops in Wantagh, New York at Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall on March 18th.

Presale tickets are on sale NOW with code: Down home. For more information, visit jimmieallenmusic.com and follow @jimmieallen on social media.

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