Jimmie Allen was named one of CMT's eighteen for 2018 Listen Up Artists as well as a member of Bobby Bones's Class of 2018. In addition, he was included in Rolling Stone's ten New Country Artists You Need to Know: January 2018. Allen is a native of Delaware and moved to Nashville, Tennessee, in 2007. There, he worked as a songwriter, including a song that appeared in a Super Bowl commercial. In 2017, he signed to Broken Bow Records' Stoney Creek imprint and released his self-titled debut EP.