Gabby Barrett has a dog named Max.
March 5, 2000 (24)
Gabby Barrett is an American country music singer and songwriter. She gained national recognition as a contestant on the sixteenth season of American Idol, finishing in third place. Following her time on the show, Barrett released her debut single “I Hope,” which became a commercial success and was later certified multi-platinum by the RIAA. Her debut album, “Goldmine,” released in 2020.
Barrett’s career in music is marked by significant achievements and milestones. Her debut single, “I Hope,” not only topped the Billboard Country charts but also crossed over to mainstream pop, showcasing her wide appeal. The success of “I Hope” was followed by other popular tracks such as “The Good Ones” and “I Hope (feat. Charlie Puth),” the latter being a collaboration that expanded her audience. Her debut album, “Goldmine,” set a record for the largest opening week for a debut country album.
Collaborations have played a significant role in Barrett’s career, enhancing her visibility and artistic range. Notable collaborators include Charlie Puth, with whom she re-released “I Hope,” achieving cross-genre success. She has also worked with country music veterans like Carrie Underwood, who has been a mentor figure, and Keith Urban, with whom she performed at the ACM Awards. Collaborations with producers and songwriters like Ross Copperman, Zach Kale, and Jon Nite have been crucial in shaping her musical style and sound.
Barrett’s work has earned her numerous awards and recognitions, highlighting her impact in the music industry. She has received nominations for prestigious awards such as the CMA Awards, ACM Awards, and Billboard Music Awards. Her single “I Hope” won the 2020 CMT Music Award for Breakthrough Video of the Year and was nominated for Single of the Year at the ACM Awards. Barrett’s rapid ascent in the country music scene is further evidenced by her inclusion in lists like Forbes’ 30 Under 30 in the music category.