While in the American Idol competition, Jimmie Allen performed with Colton Dixon. He got eliminated before securing a spot in the Top 24.
Jimmie Allen became the first Black solo performer to win New Male Artist of the Year at the 2021 ACM Awards.
Jimmie Allen was one of the celebrities who competed on season 30 of Dancing with the Stars. He and his partner Emma Slater were the ninth couples to be eliminated and finished in 7th place.
Jimmie Allen signed a publishing deal with Ash Bowers’ Wide Open Music in 2016. In 2017, Jimmie Allen released his self-titled debut EP. A track from the EP, “Blue Jean Baby”, was added to Spotify’s “United States Viral 50 chart”.
Jimmie Allen’s 2018 single “Best Shot” has made the Hot Country Songs, Country Airplay, and Billboard Hot 100 charts. Jimmie Allen’s debut album, Mercury Lane, was issued in October 2018.
Jimmie Allen won New Artist of the Year at the CMA Awards on November 10, 2021. Jimmie Allen was a guest mentor on American Idol’s season 20.