Gabby Barrett is counting her blessings, and a few of them are a bit stunning.
Barrett, who sang her new track “Decide Me Up” on the CMT Music Awards final week, stated she’s grateful for the shutdown that got here with COVID-19. Whereas many artists struggled with an excessive amount of free time, Barrett used hers to fastidiously think about her success.
“It obtained to sink in what’s occurring, No. 1 songs and file labels and awards exhibits and infants and married and so many great accomplishments,” stated Barrett, who got here in third on season 16 of “American Idol.” “It was exhausting to let it sink in, although, as a result of for 10 years, after I began singing, I obtained so many nos and closed doorways. So for the previous couple of years to be how they’ve been, it’s been superb.”
Barrett, 22, stated today she’s simply taking every day because it comes and doting on her 1-year-old daughter Baylah Could.
“That’s what I’m going house to tonight,” Barrett stated on the CMT Music Awards.
Barrett informed Leisure Tonight Baylah was strolling and “on the transfer,” so she was “shopping for her sneakers and all of the issues.”
It’s additionally a good wager that the toddler will go on tour along with her mama when Barrett joins Jason Aldean on his 34-city ROCK N’ ROLL COWBOY TOUR, launching July 15 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, stretches to October 29 in Wichita, Kansas. John Morgan and Dee Jay Silver are additionally on the line-up.
Barrett stated Baylah was along with her on the CMT Music Awards and that she likes to convey her alongside at any time when it’s doable.
Aside from that, the “I Hope” singer stated she’s engaged on a brand new album and “taking it daily.”
She’s additionally headed again to “American Idol” Sunday, April 24, to look as a mentor.
“Can’t wait to be again at my stomping grounds, to mentor this season on @americanidol,” she wrote on Instagram.
“American Idol” airs Sundays and Mondays at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.