Hoda and Kathie Lee on ABC’s TODAY, invited rising country star, Jimmie Allen back to the show for another segment entitled ‘Guys Tell All,” as well as a special performance. The singer-songwriter, who recently dropped his debut album Mercury Lane, and currently has the number 1 song with “Best Shot”, has previously appeared on TODAY both as a co-host and a performer.
Allen sat on the all male panel with reality star, Ben Higgins, comedian, Chuck Nice, and celebrity gym trainer, Don Saldino. The segment is geared towards the idea of getting an inside look into a man’s head. The segment is all about women getting their relationship questions answered from a man’s perspective. Hoda introduced the men stating, “We’ve wrangled a few of our favorite men to figure out what was really going on in their heads- in a segment we like to call ‘Guys Tell All’.”
During the short panel session, the always humble and down to earth, Allen, shared his feelings on continuing to follow an ex on Instagram, as well as, if someone should date a man in between jobs. The singer shared a quick anecdote in regards to his question, “I dated this girl. She unfollowed me like the day we broke up, right. I”m glad I didn’t know- I found out after we broke up, that her guy best friend, they’re dating now. Dude even stayed at my house. Don’t get me into that.” It was one of those real moments that the entertainer often delivers, which makes fans, other artists, and people in general connect with him. Check out the video here.
Immediately following the ‘Guys Tell All’ segment, Hoda and Kathie Lee introduced Allen’s musical performance to the audience, as part of the Citi Concert Series. “He spent years in the country music scene trying to get his name and voice heard,” stated Lee, “and after giving it his ‘Best Shot’ Jimmie Allen soared to the top of the charts. This week Jimmie celebrated two weeks in a row as the Number 1 most played song on country radio, and he’s back to serenade us with his new song ‘Like You Do.’”
Right before playing the track off his debut album, Allen shared how he feels about his recent success with the ladies, “You know, it’s one of those things where you dream of something for so long, and I’m so thankful. I’m mostly happy because I get to honestly look my son in his eyes and say if you work hard enough and are good to people, eventually you’ll get your opportunity to make your dreams happen.”
Check out Allen’s impressive vocals and fun dance moves in the clip below.
Allen, who was named a 2018 NYCountry Swag Artist to Watch and also featured during one of our Live Swag Sessions, will head hit the road on Scotty McCreery’s ‘Seasons Change Tour,’ beginning in Dallas, Texas this week. New York Country Music Fans can catch the show this January in Long Island. Allen will also serve as support on select dates of Kane Brown’s 2019 ‘Live Forever Tour.’ Head to jimmieallenmusic.com for tickets and more information.
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