Friday, August 25, 2023
97.5 WOKQ Presents
Warner Music Nashville’s MULTI-PLATINUM star Gabby Barrett is setting the trend in Country music. Amassing nearly 2 BILLION global streams to her credit, Barrett’s expanded version of her acclaimed debut album, GOLDMINE (DELUXE), features current single “Pick Me Up.” Breaking out with her top-streaming GOLD LP, the wildly-praised collection launched her meteoric 5X PLATINUM “I Hope” – the most-streamed Country song of 2020; 4-week Hot AC #1 crossover “I Hope (feat. Charlie Puth)” – which earned the iHeartRadio Titanium Award for reaching over 1 BILLION radio spins; and PLATINUM three-week #1 “The Good Ones.” Reigning atop the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart for a record-breaking 27 weeks, “I Hope” was the first debut single by a solo female artist to top the Country radio charts since 2017 and made her the youngest artist with a #1 debut at Country radio in over two decades. Next to be honored at the 2022 Women in Music Awards with the Rising Star Award presented by Honda Stage on March 2, the ACM New Female Artist of the Year has added even more elite wins to her goldmine of accolades from Billboard Music Awards, iHeartRadio Music Awards, CMT Music Awards, plus recognized as one of the five 2021 CMT Artists of the Year. She was the MOST-NOMINATED Country music female at the 2021 American Music Awards, earning Favorite Country Album (GOLDMINE) and Favorite Country Song (“The Good Ones”). In addition, she’s been named Billboard_’s Top New Country Artist of 2020; an _Amazon Music Breakthrough artist; one of Forbes’ 30 Under 30 in Music; and touted in Variety_’s 2020 Young Hollywood Impact Report. Co-host of the 12th annual holiday special, _CMA Country Christmas, the powerhouse vocalist continues to prove herself as a dynamic entertainer having also supported Thomas Rhett on tour.