Gabby Barrett (American Idol Tour)
|Born||March 5, 2000|
Munhall, Pennsylvania, United States
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. 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.
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||Carrie Underwood||N/A||Advanced|
|Top 24 Solo/Duet||Contestant's Choice||My Church||Maren Morris||11||Advanced|
|Top 14||Contestant's Choice
|The Climb||Miley Cyrus||14
|Top 10||Disney||Colors of the Wind||Vanessa Williams||6||Safe|
Year You Were Born
|How Come U Don't Call Me Anymore?||Prince||10
|Top 5||Carrie Underwood
|Last Name||Carrie Underwood||2
Little Red Wagon
Don't Stop Believin'
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- 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.
- "Rising Singer Gabby Barrett Wows Audiences With Her Voice". July 11, 2017. Retrieved May 20, 2018.
- 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.
- "Munhall Mayor Ready To Celebrate If American Idol Finalist Gabby Barrett Wins". May 18, 2018. Retrieved May 20, 2018.