Grammy-winning duo FOR KING + COUNTRY and chart-topping country artist Jimmie Allen have been friends since before either artist was famous. But, they haven’t collaborated until now.
CMT revealed Tuesday that “CMT Crossroads: FOR KING + COUNTRY & Jimmie Allen” will premiere Tuesday, February 28th at 10p/9c, with an immediate encore at 11p/10c and additional airings Sunday, March 5 at 11a/10c (CMT), Friday, March 10 at 8p/7c (CMT Music) and Saturday, March 11 at 10a/9c and 6p/5c (CMT Music).
The one-hour television special – during which FOR KING & COUNTRY and Jimmie Allen took turns singing each other’s hits – was filmed at The Factory in Franklin, Tennessee, in front of a live audience. The artists and friends swapped stories, joked around and delivered memorable collaborations on songs including Allen’s “Best Shot,” “Down Home” and “Freedom Was A Highway” and FOR KING + COUNTRY’S “God Only Knows,” “Joy” and “What Are We Waiting For?”
The night marks For KING & COUNTRY’s second appearance on CMT Crossroads as the duo’s “CMT Christmas Crossroads” holiday special featuring BRELAND, Chrissy Metz, Natalie Grant and their sister Rebecca St. James aired during the holiday season.
“CMT Crossroads: FOR KING + COUNTRY & Jimmie Allen” is executive produced by CMT’s Margaret Comeaux and John Hamlin of Switched On Entertainment. The Executives in Charge of Production are Jackie Barba and Heather D. Graffagnino. Leslie Fram is Executive in Charge of Talent; Shanna Strassberg is Talent Producer.
For more information, visit CMT.com, check out “CMT Crossroads” on Facebook & YouTube and use the hashtag #CMTcrossroads.