"When people ask me about Cade, how he's doing or how we're doing, I always end up saying, "oh he's great, he's a keeper, he's a good one."
Heating up Country radio with debut single "I Hope," Warner Music Nashville's GABBY BARRETT is showing off another side with brand new song "The Good Ones," available everywhere today. Written by Barrett with Emily Landis, Jim McCormick and Zachary Kale, the song's romantic lyric and uplifting melody were inspired by Barrett's very own "good one," fiancé Cade Foehner.
That's where the song came from – appreciating what I've got and what he means to me," shares Barrett. All eyes are on Barrett as early raves continue pouring in, with Country Now hailing her as "country music's next female superstar," and HITS declaring Barrett is "on fire." Rising Warner Music Nashville powerhouse GABBY BARRETT illuminates the real world "good ones" in her heartfelt new music video for most-recent release "The Good Ones," premiering exclusively on YouTube and available on all digital platforms today. Directed by Brian Vaughn and Taylor Kelly and shot in Nashville, TN, "The Good Ones" tells the frame-by-frame story of a young-and-in-love couple's life together– going to the grocery store, hanging out on the couch to watch movies, taking a dip in the pool and more. Intertwined throughout the clips, the male actor is seen working away in his barn building something from scratch. The video then takes a moving turn to reveal what makes their relationship, and his project, so special.
Barrett is seen throughout the video singing in ethereal lighting, narrating the story with the song that inspired it. She gets a sweet surprise when fiancé CADE FOEHNER, her "good one," stops by for a quick cameo. "'The Good Ones' is such a special song to me — it's inspired by my love story with my fiancé Cade, so I knew that the video needed to be just as special," Barrett tells PEOPLE. Barrett has stayed busy this summer, beginning with the statement-making launch of "I Hope," which debuted as the most-added single by a new artist at Country radio on impact. Tallying over 50 MILLION career streams to date, she has also continued to perform at the select festival and tour dates nationwide throughout the year.Meanwhile, she'll round out the summer in the studio with Ross Copperman working on her upcoming full-length release, before sharing the bill with KANE BROWN at his historic 20th Anniversary season-opening concert at Los Angeles' Staples Center on October 18.
Upping the ante on an already breakout year, Warner Music Nashville powerhouse GABBY BARRETT continues to make a statement with the release of "I Hope (Downtown Session)." Showcasing her raw vocal talent on this unplugged, intimate version of the chart-rising single filmed and recorded in downtown Nashville, she's also catching the attention of high-profile media with a recent West Coast media blitz including Entertainment Tonight, KTLA, Wells Adams' WellsCast podcast and more."I Hope" is turning heads with first-rate traction, already reaching nearly 600k track sales equivalents and contributing to over 85 MILLION on-demand streams before debuting on the Country radio airplay charts. The infectious song continues to race as it out-consumes 41 of the current Top 50 Country radio singles.
Warner Music Nashville's Gabby Barrett is setting the trend. As an ACM New Female Artist of the Year nominee, one of SiriusXM's Future Five for 2020, one of CMT's 2020 Next Women of Country, a 2020 MusicRow Next Big Thing artist, a SiriusXM + Pandora All-Genre and Country Artist to Watch, Radio Disney's Next Big Thing, and an Amazon Music 2020 Artist to Watch, as well as being their best performing Country female of 2019, she continues to rise through the ranks and break glass ceilings. Barrett's "lightning-in-a-bottle single" (PEOPLE) "I Hope" is one of Rolling Stone's "10 Best Country and Americana Songs To Hear Now," racing into the Top 20 on Billboard's Hot 100 Chart, and becoming the first solo female debut single to reach Country radio's summit since 2017.
"A voice you must hear," (The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review) the rising star has opened for Dierks Bentley, Kane Brown, Luke Bryan, Toby Keith, Chris Lane, Dustin Lynch, Jake Owen, Bebe Rexha, Cole Swindell, Sugarland, and Carrie Underwood. With over 330 MILLION on-demand streams to her credit, Barrett previewed her upcoming album, GOLDMINE, releasing "The Good Ones" and "Hall of Fame," completing a trio of releases she co-wrote. The Pennsylvania native began singing in a gospel choir at nine years old and performed 136 shows in 2017 before rising to national prominence as a finalist on ABC's American Idol.