Country star Gabby Barrett ret It has been a “mind-blowing” year after receiving nine Billboard Music Award nominations.
The “Footprints on the Moon” singer, who finished third in season 16, preceded the official Billboard Music Awards ceremony on Sunday, May 23. American Idol, Took home two awards: Fan-voted top collaboration award for “I Hope” Charlie puthu, And the top country song for the same track.
However, when E! The News exclusively spoke to Gabby on Saturday, May 22, before her big win, the singer was honored to be nominated.
“Oh my gosh, it’s mind blowing, quite honestly,” the artist explained on Zoom when asked what the nomination meant to him. “It’s just something, like, you’ve been dreaming about for so long. I’ve been performing for 10 years, and I’m really working to get to the place where you can be a part of the awards show, And number 1 is 1. 1 songs, and original music and all these things. “