Gabby Barrett scores two wins at 2021 Billboard Music Awards so far
New mom Gabby Barrett is living her best life right now. Hours before the live broadcast of the 2021 Billboard Music Awards, the Pennsylvania native had already been named the winner.
As many expected, Barrett won the fan-voted Top Collab category for her and Charlie Puth’s edgy remix of “I Hope.” His solo version of the song also won Top Country Song, beating the cuts of other country stars like Jason Aldean, Lee Brice and Morgan Wallen.
Granted, Barrett was already feeling a winner a few weeks ago, when she found out she was the country artist with the most nominations at the 2021 BBMAs, based on a mix of album and song sales. digital, streaming, radio broadcasting, touring and social engagement. Statistics.
“NEW?!?! Are you kidding me ???” she said at the time. “This year has already been amazing in so many ways. I feel so blessed that the fans and the music community m ‘kissed me and my music. God is good all the time. “
Barrett recently announced that she will be hitting the road as a special guest on the Thomas Rhett Tour starting in August.
The 2021 Billboard Music Awards air Sunday, May 23 at 8 p.m. ET on NBC. And heck, Barrett may not have finished in the wins category yet: She’s still up for Best Female Country Artist, Top Hot 100 song, Best-selling song, and Top radio song. She lost Best Country Artist to Morgan Wallen.
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