Gabby Barrett Makes History as ‘I Hope’ Returns to No. 1 on Billboard Hot Country Chart

by Atlanta Northcutt
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Gabby Barrett is relatively newer to the country music scene, but she’s making history in each and every new way.

The achievements Barrett has received continues to rise, just like her star power.

She had a fantastic year in 2020, even amidst a pandemic. She released her first album with her hit “I Hope” rising to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot Country Chart.

Gabby Barrett Makes History

Gabby Barrett is now reaching a whole other level of stardom by making history at the very beginning of what’s expected to be a long career.

Her song “I Hope” has currently spent more weeks at the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Hot Country Chart than any other song by a solo female artist ever has.

“Wow, I’m blown away,” Gabby reflects. “This year has been absolutely crazy for all of us, so to have this kind of year career-wise feels surreal. I’m so grateful for every step that my team, my fans, and, most importantly, my family have taken to bring us here.”

“I Hope” was the first song Barrett released following her time on the 16th season of “American Idol.” She joins the likes of other famous singers who have been discovered on the show, including Kelly Clarkson and Carrie Underwood. Although she didn’t win, her performances launched her into fame. “I Hope” immediately became a sensation.

2020 Marks Barrett’s Year of Achievements

The album, which is also entitled “I Hope,” has held its position at No. 1 for an unbelievable 85 weeks. She has also been mentioned at several award shows.

Earlier this year, she and artist Ingrid Andress shattered another record by using their fierce voices to make history with hit after hit topping the Mediabase/Country Aircheck charts at No. 1. No other time have two debuting females made continuous hit singles on that chart.

There is sure to be much more coming from Gabby Barrett as 2021 begins.

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