Jimmy Allen dropped by BBR Music Group, record label approved Variation Late Friday, after a second woman sued him for sexual assault.
The brief statement reads, “BBR Music Group has terminated its relationship with Jimmie Allen.” “He is no longer an active artist on the roster.”
Allen denied allegations that his former manager had raped and sexually abused him for 18 months, describing the allegations as “not only false but also extremely damaging”. But less than a month later those first accusations, another woman stepped forward to indict Allen in a recent sexual assault lawsuit, and the second Jane Doe claimed that the singer had secretly filmed her during sex without her consent or knowledge. After the alleged incident that took place in July 2022, this woman filed a complaint with the police. suit.
After the initial lawsuit in May, Allen was suspended by the BBR Music Group; talent agency UTA; and The Familie, the management company he has represented since late last year. When the allegations first surfaced in May, he was promptly fired by the promotional team at Full Coverage Communications and has been represented by attorney Andrew Brettler ever since.
Variation‘S First report on allegations against Allen In May, it was revealed that the singer was dumped by her former manager, Wide Open Music’s Ash Bowers, after the first woman came forward with sexual assault allegations. Her departure from her long-time manager, who discovered her and helped her rise to superstardom, occurred quietly in late 2022.
Allen was one of the most promising and in-demand artists in country music today. His career came to a standstill with the news of the allegations and publicly apologized to his wife and children for what he categorizes as a “relationship,” but he maintains his innocence and has denied any criminal allegation. (Allen and his wife, who are pregnant with their third child, announced their split earlier this year before the allegations went public.)
Nominated for best new artist at the 2022 Grammys, Allen has had three of his first four singles reach #1 on country radio; this is rare for the first artist in the format. Since her breakthrough she has been rewarded with awards, including best new artist awards at the CMA and ACM awards in 2021. Allen started out as a “American Idol” contestant in 2011 and more recently as a celebrity artist and mentor on the singing competition show. Earlier this year she toured with Carrie Underwood on her nationwide “The Diamonds & Rhinestones Tour”. Competing on season 30 of “Dancing With the Stars” and serving as a judge on Apple’s music competition show “My Kind of Country,” executive produced by Reese Witherspoon and Kacey Musgraves, goes beyond music. She makes frequent appearances on talk shows and packs in a family-friendly, all-American star she even performed at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
The lawyer representing both women who filed separate lawsuits against Allen said: Variation That he was approached by the one who accused Allen more. “We’ve talked to more women and I expect more lawsuits to be filed,” she says.