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A fan-favorite cast member of “Dancing with the Stars” has announced big news: Season 30 contestant Jimmie Allen is teaming up with multi-star Jennifer Lopez.
You can listen to the song here.
The song is called ‘On my way’
Allen revealed the big news on Instagram, posting a photo of the single’s cover, in which he and Lopez coordinate with leopard-print outfits standing in front of a star on a rustic barn-like wall. The song is called “On My Way” and was released on May 27th.
“On My Way” is the “instant grat” (as in, instant gratification) track from his upcoming third studio album, “Tulip Drive”. Allen revealed in a press release that the album will feature 17 tracks and said this is his first album where the songs are very personal to his life experiences.
“This is the first [album] where I chose to write songs about my personal experiences, thoughts and hopes, ”said Allen, who also revealed that“ Tulip Drive ”was the name of the street where his late grandmother grew up.
His first album, “Mercury Lane,” was named after the street he grew up on, and his second album “Bettie James” was named for his grandmother Bettie and father James, who died in 2014 and 2019 respectively.
Below is the tracklist of “Tulip Drive”:
“You’re okay” “What am I talking about” “You kiss” “Down at home” “Settle on Back” “Pesos” “Love in the living room” “On my way” “Broken heart” “Habits and Hearts” “In this moment “” I wouldn’t feel like summer “” Cancel “” Take a girl “” Keep making them cum “” Every time I say Amen “” You won’t be alone “
Allen’s “Dancing with the Stars” family and other famous friends are so excited about his collaboration with J-Lo
Allen’s “Dancing with the Stars” family and famous friends were super excited for him in the comments.
“Oh alright!!!!” wrote “Dancing with the Stars” season 29 winner Kaitlyn Bristowe.
“I mean… I guess this is awesome…” wrote season eight contestant and country star Chuck Wicks along with an emoji crying with laughter, then adding, “So AWESOME, man.”
Season 23 contestant and fellow country singer Jana Kramer wrote that she was “fan-girling hard” and Allen’s season 30 co-star Kenya Moore wrote, “Don’t play with me, Jimmie !!!!! !! ” Fellow season 30 contestant Matt James also left behind some heart emojis.
Allen’s “American Idol” friend Colton Dixon – the two met during season 10 of the show, in which JLo was also a judge – left a particularly funny message: “Well, if that’s not the point. starting, I do not know what it is.
Allen was famously turned down from “American Idol” season 10 during Hollywood Week, not making it to the Top 24 live shows when audiences start voting, so it’s quite fitting that he has now recorded a duet with one of the judges. who sent him to pack.
“American Idol” partner Melinda Doolittle also left a comment, writing: “Ummm… sir… WHAT?!?! I love seeing it! “
Musicians Lainey Wilson, Kane Brown, Chayce Beckham, Willie Spence, Carly Pearce, Abby Anderson and many others also left their wishes to the musician.
This has been a couple of years for Allen
In 2021 and 2022, Allen caught fire in the world of country music.
The 36-year-old singer scored two No. 1 in the US country charts and a single that reached No. 5. He has collaborated with Noah Cyrus, Brad Paisley, Nelly and Nick Carter, performed for Macy’s 2021 Thanksgiving Day Parade and won both an ACM Award and a CMA Award, and was nominated for a 2022 Grammy Award for Best new artist.
Allen also co-hosted the 2022 Academy of Country Music Awards alongside fellow “American Idol” alum Gabby Barrett and country music legend Dolly Parton.
In “Dancing with the Stars,” he was a fan favorite contestant, finishing seventh in place alongside his partner Emma Slater. He and his wife also welcomed a new baby during the season, bringing their total to three children: Aadyn, Allen’s son from a previous relationship, and daughters Naomi and Zara.
In 2021 he toured with Paisley and in 2022 and 2023 he will tour with country star and “American Idol” winner Carrie Underwood on her “Denim & Rhinestones Tour”.
“Dancing with the Stars” returns for its 31st season in the fall of 2022 on Disney Plus.
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