Jimmie Allen, the well-known country singer and winner of the New Male Artist of the Year at the Country Music Association Awards in 2021, has been accused of sexual assault and rape by a former female member of his team. The accuser, who has not been publicly named, has made allegations of disturbing crimes against the country star, including sexual violence, assault, false imprisonment, sex trafficking, and mental anguish. She has also accused the singer’s former management company, Wide Open Music, of involvement in sex trafficking.
The accusations have been detailed in a report by Variety, which thoroughly investigated the civil claim filed by the accuser known as Jane Doe. The publication conducted interviews with Jane and her family to present a comprehensive report of the allegations against Jimmie Allen.
Jimmie Allen gained popularity in the country music scene after being named American Idol in 2011. His songs “Best Shot” and “Make Me Want To” earned him a Grammy nomination for Best New Artist. He made history as the first black solo male artist to win the New Male Artist of the Year award at the Country Music Association Awards in 2021. Allen also recently appeared as a judge on the music competition series “My Kind of Country” for Apple TV+.