Allie Colleen just released a debut single but who exactly is she? We have seven things you need to know about the new country artist.
1Allie is the Youngest Daughter of Garth Brooks
The country superstar Garth Brooks has three daughters with his first wife Sandy Mahl; the couple divorced in 2000. Brooks decided to take a break from country music to raise his three daughters Taylor, August, and Allie. They created a system where the girls would see each parent every day switching at 6 o’clock, Allie said in a recent interview.
2Recent Graduate from Belmont University
Allie chose to attend Belmont University in the 8th grade, she recently shared with The Bobby Bones Show, the same school, stepmom Trisha Yearwood attended. Allie did make a deal with dad that she wouldn’t pursue a music career until she graduated.
3Allie Uses Allie Colleen As Her Stage Name
Colleen is actually her middle name. Allie was named after her grandmother Colleen Carol, who was a singer. Allie has also performed as a back-up singer on tour with her dad.
Allie got engaged to Jonathan Roberts at a Garth Brooks concert, just as Brooks was performing “She’s Every Woman” he popped the question. The couple wed on October 6, 2018. Nuptials took place at Garth’s estate outside of Nashville in a chapel he built for the couple by hand with the help of friends.
5She Paid a Visit to Goat Yoga Nashville
Just ahead of her wedding, Allie took a Goat Yoga Nashville class with her friends. On Instagram, she shared, “Wedding weekend has begun… goatyoganashville was a blast!! Highly recommend it.”
6Allie Just Released her Debut Single
“Work in Progress” was released on Wednesday, July 10, Allie stood at the corner of Broadway and West End to see the billboard called the Nashville Sign (often referred to as “Times Square of the South”) as it announced her single debut. In addition, to being her single debut day, it’s was also the birthday of her Grandmother Colleen, her namesake.
7There’s One Garth Brooks Song She Hates
I guess you can’t win them all. Allie shared with The Bobby Bones show, there’s one song of her famous dad’s that she hates- “Friends in Low Places.” She said, “You can only imagine the pick up lines in high school that come from ‘Friends in Low Places.'”