Barrett Baber

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Barrett Baber
Birth nameBarrett Hankins Baber
Born (1980-05-18) May 18, 1980 (age 39)
Arkansas
OriginFayetteville, Arkansas
GenresCountry, rock, alternative country, country rock
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter, guitarist
InstrumentsVocals, guitar
Years active2004–present
Associated actsDustin Christensen, Blind Joe, Zach Seabaugh, Blake Shelton.
Websitebarrettbaber.com

Barrett Hankins Baber (born May 18, 1980) is an American country musician, where he plays alternative country and country rock music, and who was a contestant on NBC's The Voice, where he auditioned and got a four chair turn during season nine, and he chose to be a member of team Blake Shelton. His songs have charted on the Billboard magazine charts, during his performances on the show. He finished the competition in third place behind winner Jordan Smith and runner-up Emily Ann Roberts.

Early and personal life[edit]

Baber was born, Barrett Hankins Baber, on May 18,[1] 1980, in Arkansas, who considers Marion, Arkansas, his hometown. He is a survivor of American Airlines Flight 1420, which crashed upon landing at Little Rock National Airport on June 1, 1999.

Music career[edit]

Early music career[edit]

His music career started in 2004, with his release, Fratbar Superstar, that was released on December 14, 2004. He release the subsequent album, Colt Square Sessions, on April 13, 2012. The third album, Battlefield Us, was released on September 14, 2013. His first extended play, Falling Again, was released on May 8, 2015.

2015: The Voice[edit]

He appeared on season nine of NBC's The Voice, in the fall of 2015, with this appearance he got a four chair turn during the auditions, when he chose to be part of Blake Shelton's team on the show. His renditions of "Angel Eyes", "I Drive Your Truck", "Right Here Waiting", "Delta Dawn", and "I'd Love to Lay You Down", all have charted on the Billboard magazine Country Digital Songs charts, where they peaked at Nos. 41, 27, 9, 20, and 1, correspondingly.[2] The songs, "Right Here Waiting", "Delta Dawn", and "I'd Love to Lay You Down", charted on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart, at Nos. 36, 47, and 16, respectively.[3] The song, "I'd Love to Lay You Down", charted on the Billboard Hot 100 at No. 92,[4] while it also peaked at No. 10 on the Billboard Digital Songs chart.[5]

     – Studio version of performance reached the top 10 on iTunes
Stage Song Original Artist Date Order Result
Blind Audition "Angel Eyes" Jeff Healey September 21, 2015 1.11 All four chairs turned
Joined Team Blake
Battle Rounds (Top 48) "Walking in Memphis" (vs. Dustin Christensen) Marc Cohn October 12, 2015 7.6 Saved by Coach
Knockout Rounds (Top 32) "Colder Weather" (vs. Blind Joe) Zac Brown Band October 26, 2015 11.3
Live Playoffs (Top 24) "I Drive Your Truck" Lee Brice November 10, 2015 16.12 Saved by Public Vote
Live Top 12 "Right Here Waiting" Richard Marx November 16, 2015 18.6
Live Top 11 "Delta Dawn" Alex Harvey November 23, 2015 20.3
Live Top 10 "I'd Love to Lay You Down" Conway Twitty November 30, 2015 22.10
Live Semifinals (Top 9) "Ghost" Ella Henderson December 7, 2015 24.1
Live Finals (Top 4) "Die a Happy Man" Thomas Rhett December 14, 2015 26.6 3rd Place
"Rhinestone Cowboy" (with Blake Shelton) Glen Campbell 26.3
"Silent Night" (none) 26.9
Non Competition Performances:
Order Collaborators Song Original Artist
17.3 Ivonne Acero, Emily Ann Roberts, Zach Seabaugh, Nadjah Nicole, Morgan Frazier "Stand" Rascal Flatts
1.91 Emily Ann Roberts and Zach Seabaugh "Lean on Me" Bill Withers
27.2 Zach Seabaugh "Forever and Ever, Amen" Randy Travis
27.11 Wynonna "No One Else on Earth" Wynonna

2016: New music[edit]

On February 13, 2016, Baber released a new single, "Kiss Me Hello," co-written with Kenny Lamb. Baber released his newest album "A Room Full of Fighters" on November 4, 2016. Within the first day of the album's release, it topped the ITunes Charts at top 20.[6]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales
US
[7]
The Voice: The Complete Season 9 Collection 137

Singles[edit]

Year Title Peak chart
positions
US
Country

[8]
US
[9]
2015 "I Drive Your Truck"
"Right Here Waiting" 36
"Delta Dawn" 47
"I'd Just Love to Lay You Down" 16 92
"Ghost" 32
"Die a Happy Man" 30
"Rhinestone Cowboy"
(with Blake Shelton)
40
"Silent Night" 44
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

References[edit]

  1. ^ Barrett Baber (barrettbabermusic) (May 18, 2015). "Killer birthday. Got big things planned for the next 365.....owe every success thus far to you guys! Thanks for your support. Get ready....I'm coming in hot this year". Facebook. Retrieved December 14, 2015.
  2. ^ Billboard. "Barrett Baber – Chart History (Country Digital Songs)". Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved December 14, 2015.
  3. ^ Billboard. "Barrett Baber – Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved December 14, 2015.
  4. ^ Billboard. "Barrett Baber – Chart History (Hot 100)". Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved December 14, 2015.
  5. ^ Billboard. "Barrett Baber – Chart History (Digital Songs)". Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved December 14, 2015.
  6. ^ "The Voice Barrett Baber "Kiss Me Hello" Lyric Video". mjsbigblog. Retrieved 2016-02-15.
  7. ^ "Barrett Baber Album & Song Chart History - Billboard 200". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved December 22, 2015.
  8. ^ "Barrett Baber Album & Song Chart History - Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved December 13, 2015.
  9. ^ "Barrett Baber Album & Song Chart History - Hot 100". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved December 13, 2015.

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