History-Making Debut Single Officially Certified 2x Platinum By The RIAA
Warner Music Nashville’s Gabby Barrett has been “turning ears for months” (PEOPLE) as a Billboard shortlisted GRAMMY contender, and continued the buzz today, bringing her “attention-grabbing voice” (MusicRow) to Live with Kelly and Ryan (7/9).
Barrett scorched with the “breakout single of 2020” (Rolling Stone) “I Hope,” “a revenge song with such specificity…you can tell the wronged character has invested serious time in her fantasy, even if she’s not willing to break out the Louisville Slugger to start busting headlights” (Variety).
Skyping in from East Texas, Barrett chatted with Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest about her time on Idol, life as a newlywed with husband and accompanist for the day Cade Foehner, and her ACM New Female Artist of the Year nomination, followed by the hosts delivering the surprise news that “I Hope” is officially certified 2X PLATINUM by the RIAA.
WATCH “I HOPE” ON LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN HERE
WATCH GABBY BARRETT’S INTERVIEW SEGMENT HERE
Continuing to break glass ceilings with her newly released #1 streaming debut, GOLDMINE, Barrett tallied the most first-week debut album streams for any Country act in history, while “I Hope” soars, claiming the #1 spot on Nielsen’s Country on-demand overall streaming year-to-date chart and clocking in at #4 on Pandora’s Top Spins all-genre chart this week. Her “heartfelt new single” (Forbes) “The Good Ones” rises up the charts this week with huge traction at Country radio, touting over 34.8 MILLION streams to date.
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Warner Music Nashville’s Gabby Barrett is setting the trend. With her debut single “I Hope,” Barrett became the first-ever female artist with a Country song to log over 10 MILLION on-demand streams in a single week with 11.3 MILLION, adding to her over 400 MILLION on-demand streams. The "lightning-in-a-bottle single" (PEOPLE) raced to #16 on Billboard's Hot 100 Chart, making history as the first solo female debut single to reach Country radio’s summit since 2017 and the youngest artist to debut with a #1 in over two decades. Spotlighted as a SiriusXM + Pandora All-Genre and Country Artist to Watch, Radio Disney’s Next Big Thing, and Amazon Music’s Weekly One best performing Country female of 2019, she continues to rise through the ranks as “country music's rising star” (E!). “A voice you must hear,” (The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review) the ACM New Female Artist of the Year nominee has opened for Dierks Bentley, Kane Brown, Luke Bryan, Toby Keith, Chris Lane, Dustin Lynch, Jake Owen, Bebe Rexha, Cole Swindell, Sugarland, and Carrie Underwood. Her debut album, GOLDMINE, is out now, featuring sophomore single “The Good Ones” and a crossover remix of “I Hope” feat. Charlie Puth.