Gabby Barrett

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Gabby Barrett
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Gabby Barrett (American Idol Tour)
Background information
Born (2000-03-05) March 5, 2000 (age 18)
Munhall, Pennsylvania, United States
GenresCountry
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • musician
Years active2014–present
Websiteinstagram.com/gabbybarrett_

Gabrielle Barrett is a singer from Munhall, Pennsylvania.[1] She finished third in season 16 of the American Idol broadcast on ABC.[2]

Background[edit]

Barrett has opened for Toby Keith in Ohio, as well as Keith Urban and Cole Swindell. Along with performing at a Pittsburgh Pirates' game, and sung the national anthem for the Pittsburgh Steelers and at the Daytona 500.[3][4] The song on the show selected for her if she won was "Rivers Deep". Barrett's father encouraged her to join a gospel choir after they happened to meet some of the choir. Carrie Underwood says that Barrett is further along than she was at her age.[5]

American Idol[edit]

Barrett auditioned for the sixteenth season of American Idol in Nashville, Tennessee. She emerged as a favorite in the competition after her audition and subsequent Hollywood week performances.

Episode Theme Song Choice Original Artist Order # Result
Audition Auditioner's Choice Good Girl

His Eye Is on the Sparrow

Carrie Underwood

Mickey Newbury

N/A Advanced
Top 24 Solo/Duet Contestant's Choice My Church

Stay (with Sugarland)

Maren Morris

Sugarland

11 Advanced
Top 14 Contestant's Choice

Victory Song

The Climb

Little Red Wagon

Miley Cyrus

Miranda Lambert

14

6

Safe
Top 10 Disney Colors of the Wind Vanessa Williams 6 Safe
Top 7 Prince

Year You Were Born

How Come U Don't Call Me Anymore?

I Hope You Dance

Prince

Lee Ann Womack

10

2

Safe
Top 5 Carrie Underwood

Mother's Day

Last Name

I Have Nothing

Carrie Underwood

Whitney Houston

2
6
Safe
Finale Winner's Single
Reprise Song
Hometown Decision
Rivers Deep
Little Red Wagon
Don't Stop Believin'
Gabby Barrett
Miranda Lambert
Journey
2
5
8
3rd Place

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cain, Jackie (May 17, 2018). "Pittsburgh Native Gabby Barrett Ready For American Idol Finale". wtae.com. Retrieved May 20, 2018.
  2. ^ Sciullo, Maria (April 11, 2018). "She's Giving The Clothes Off Her Back: American Idol's Gabby Barrett Donating "Idol" Outfit As Goodwill Fundraiser". Retrieved May 20, 2018.
  3. ^ "Rising Singer Gabby Barrett Wows Audiences With Her Voice". July 11, 2017. Retrieved May 20, 2018.
  4. ^ Bails, Victoria (March 22, 2018). "Munhall Native Auditions For American Idol. A Rising Pittsburgh Star Vies For Her Chance At Fame". Retrieved May 20, 2018.
  5. ^ "Munhall Mayor Ready To Celebrate If American Idol Finalist Gabby Barrett Wins". May 18, 2018. Retrieved May 20, 2018.