Z107.3  wants to take the time to give you a little more information about the artists that you hear all day, everyday on Bangor's #1 Hit Music Station.

This week we put the artist spotlight on Gabby Barrett.

REAL NAME: Gabby Barrett

BIRTH DATE: March 5, 2000

WHERE FROM: Munhall, Pennsylvania

CONNECTIONS: Toby Keith, Keith Urban, Cole Swindell

TO THE POINT POINTS

  • Finished 3rd on season 16 of American Idol
  • She released 'I Hope' as her debut single, which went to Gold status for selling 500k units and streams.
  • Gabby has seven siblings
  • Gabby started singing at age 9
  • Songs that Gabby sang on American Idol includes a lot of country influences: Carrie Underwood, Sugarland, Lee Ann Womack, Miranda Barrett.  Other songs, not so country: 'How Come U Don't Call Me Anymore?' by Prince, 'I Have Nothing' by Whitney Houston, 'Don't Stop Believin' by Journey.
  • On American Idol, Gabby was judged by stars top 40 singer Katy Perry, country singer Luke Bryan, and singer songwriter Lionel Richie.
  • Gabby has opened for Toby Keith, Keith Urban and Cole Swindell
  • Her debut album Goldmine was released in June 2020
  • Married fellow American Idol contestant Cade Foehner in the fall of 2019.
  • Her debut song 'I Hope' became the first top 10 Hot Country Songs debuted solo as a woman since October 2017.

All information obtained by Wikipedia.

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