American Idol’s Gabby Barrett Named Radio Disney’s NBT Featured Artist

American Idol Gabby Barrett Radio Disney ARDYs 2019

Gabby Barrett has a big announcement. The American Idol 2018 3rd runner-up and Warner Music Nashville recording artist has been named Radio Disney’s NBT (Next Big Thing). NBT is a multiplatform talent program that puts the spotlight on breakout artists and showcases their journey to success. The country singer will be featured in a series of exclusive NBT videos across Radio Disney, Disney Channel, the Radio Disney app, the DisneyNOW app and social media platforms.

The singer recently released her new song “The Good Ones”

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Her hit single “I Hope,” which she performed live as part of a medley during “ARDYs: A Radio Disney Musical Celebration” in June, has been on Radio Disney Country’s Top 50 chart for 24 consecutive weeks and recently reached the No. 1 spot.

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The country singer is currently in the studio with producer Ross Copperman working on her debut project and continues to write with Nashville hitmakers Josh Osborne, Josh Kear, David Garcia, Jon Nite, Zachary Kale, and more. She is opening for Jake Owen, Toby Keith, Chris Lane and Dierks Bentley at festivals this summer and will headline several shows across the country.

Additionally, Gabby was a featured performer on the Radio Disney Country stage at CMA Fest in June as well as at Radio Disney Country’s “Let the Girls Play” Country Radio Seminar pop-up show in Nashville earlier this year.

Gabby joins an impressive roster of NBT alumni who have grown to be some of today’s biggest artists, including Island Records’ Shawn Mendes, Epic Records’ and X Factor USA alums Camila Cabello and Fifth Harmony, Kelsea Ballerini, Def Jam Records’  Alessia Cara, Hollywood Records’ Sofia Carson, Kemosabe/RCA Records’ Becky G, Meg Donnelly, RECORDS/Columbia Records’ Lennon Stella, Atlantic Records’ Why Don’t We (American Idol 14 alum Daniel Seavey)and Warner Bros. Records’ Anne-Marie.


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