Jimmie Allen, "Best Shot"
Years before inking a deal with the same record label as Lindsay Ell and Randy Houser, Allen received some lasting guidance from his grandmother, who reminded him to always let the women in his life know how much they meant to them. He took the counsel to heart, using his grandmother's words as the inspiration for his debut single. A stripped-down ballad about caring for your loved ones, "Best Shot" was the second-most added song at country radio last week. Looks like grandma was right. R.C.