Old Videos of Gabby Barrett Prove She Was Always Destined To Be a Star

Gabby Barrett is officially in the Top 3 on “American Idol” and if her last few performances are any indication of what’s to come, she’s got a really good shot at winning the whole thing. Gabby is an 18-year-old Pennsylvania native and one of eight children, who has always dreamed of becoming a singer. Before … Read more

Gabby Barrett’s Performance of Prince’s “How Come U Don’t Call Me Anymore” Was Shockingly Good

When Ryan Seacrest announced that the Top 7 on “American Idol” would each be performing a Prince song before revealing the Top 5, I squirmed in my chair a little. There are very few people in the world that I want to hear cover Prince. Maybe it’s because we all had low expectations or maybe … Read more

Gabby Barrett Brought It (Again) on “American Idol”

Gabby Barrett is the real deal, which is why her performance of “Colors of the Wind,” from “Pocahontas” propelled her into the Top 7 of “American Idol.” Gabby was tasked with the classic tune during the show’s first ever Disney week and took the moody ballad to new heights, following her wild and rowdy “Little … Read more

“American Idol” Top 10 Revealed and Who We Think Might Win

After weeks of auditioning, interesting song choices and more than one embarrassing moment from Katy Perry, “American Idol” has finally chosen its Top 10 contestants. Vying for the reality TV crown, officially, will be: Ada Vox, Cade Foehner, Caleb Lee Hutchinson, Catie Turner, Dennis Lorenzo, Gabby Barrett, Jurnee, Maddie Poppe, Michael J. Woodard and Michelle Sussett.   Based on performances fan voting put Cade … Read more

Gabby Barrett Brought the Sass to Miranda Lambert’s “Little Red Wagon” During “American Idol”

The Top 10 contestants have been chosen on “American Idol” and there’s only one country queen in the competition and her name is Gabby Barrett. Gabby endured herself to fans early during auditions by insisting that she sing country when the judges urged her do differently she chose a Gospel tune. To say Gabby is 17-years-old … Read more

Gabby Barrett Dressed Like Miranda Lambert and Nailed Miley Cyrus’ “The Climb” on “American Idol”

It’s been awhile since I watched a reality TV singing competition and picked a favorite from the beginning. Maybe it was her unapologetic devotion to singing a Carrie Underwood song or maybe it’s that she seems to genuinely be a better singer each week, but Gabby Barrett is my “American Idol” favorite (right now). For … Read more

Gabby Barrett’s “American Idol” Performance of “Stay” with Sugarland Was Basically Perfect

First off, am I allowed to say– it feels so good to have Sugarland back in the game? Anybody watching “American Idol” and the Top 24 duets had to agree, especially when it came time for their performance with Gabby Barrett. Gabby was fortunate enough to get tossed the GRAMMY-winning ballad, “Stay,” which Jennifer Nettles … Read more

Gabby Barrett Sang Maren Morris for her Top 24 Solo “American Idol” Performance and Earned a ‘That’s My Girl!’ From Luke Bryan

“American Idol” contestant Gabby Barrett might forever be known as the girl who really loves Carrie Underwood, but she’s continuing to make a name for herself— and country music— in the competition. During the Top 24 Solo Performances, Gabby sang Maren Morris’ hit song “My Church,” and it was pretty incredible. While she stayed true to … Read more

“American Idol” Finally Let Gabby Barrett Sing Carrie Underwood’s “Church Bells”

It took a couple of weeks, but 17-year-old Gabby Barrett from Pittsburgh, finally got to pay tribute to her idol Carrie Underwood on “American Idol.” After being asked to sing anything but Carrie during her original audition, Gabby stayed away from country music until it came to making the top 24. Before her performance, Gabby … Read more

Now That Gabby Barrett Isn’t Trying to Sing Carrie Underwood on “American Idol,” She’s Really, Really Good

For the first time all season on “American Idol,” I was impressed with the judges. During Gabby Barrett’s original audition she sang Carrie Underwood’s “Good Girl” and when the judges asked if she had another song she tried to sing “Church Bells.” When the judges finally convinced her to not sing a country song, she … Read more

This Girl Kept Trying To Sing Carrie Underwood During Her “American Idol” Audition and The Judges Wouldn’t Let Her

Gabby Barrett grew up in Pennsylvania singing and idolizing Carrie Underwood, so naturally when it came to audition for “American Idol,” she wanted to sing a Carrie song. Gabby told the judges, “this is the biggest thing… it was always on TV growing up. Carrie Underwood is my idol. I love her, she’s beautiful.” First, … Read more