Jimmie Allen Makes ACM Awards Debut With ‘Make Me Want To’

Jimmie Allen; Jon Morgan/ CBS
Jimmie Allen; Photo By Jon Morgan/ CBS
Jimmie Allen; Jon Morgan/ CBS

Jimmie Allen made his debut ACM Awards performance with his chart-topping single, “Make Me Want To,” on Wednesday (Sept. 16).

Allen appeared on the star-studded show from The Bluebird Cafe in Nashville, where he shared a stripped-down performance of the No.1 hit.

“Make Me Want To” appears on Allen’s debut album, Mercury Lane, which also features his breakout hit “Best Shot.”

Click below to watch Allen perform “Make Me Want To.”

The 55th Academy of Country Music Awards also featured performances from Kelsea Ballerini, Gabby Barrett, Kane Brown, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Luke Combs, Dan + Shay, Florida Georgia Line, Riley Green, Mickey Guyton, Miranda Lambert, Tim McGraw, Maren Morris, Old Dominion, Thomas Rhett featuring Jon Pardi, Blake Shelton with Gwen Stefani, Taylor Swift, Tenille Townes, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban with P!nk, Morgan Wallen and Trisha Yearwood.

For the first time in history, the ACM Awards took place in Music City, airing from three iconic venues the Grand Ole Opry House, Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium and The Bluebird Cafe.

The reigning ACM Entertainer of the Year and 15-time ACM Award-winner, Urban also hosted the star-studded event, which broadcasted on Wednesday, September 16 (live 8:00-11:00 PM ET/delayed PT) on CBS Television Network, and streamed live and on-demand on CBS All Access.

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