4x platinum “I Hope” becomes third longest running No. 1 in Billboard Hot Country Songs history
Warner Music Nashville’s record-shattering star Gabby Barrett launched into the new year on the heels of a breakthrough year that saw her make country music history.
Continuing her history-making run this week with now 4X platinum breakout hit “I Hope,” Barrett notched her 25th week atop the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart, earning the third-longest-leading No. 1 single since the chart began as an all-encompassing genre ranking in October 1958. Named one of the best songs of 2020 by the Associated Press and Billboard, the earth-shattering debut cements its place as “the biggest country song of the year” (Variety).
Gaining now, sophomore single “The Good Ones” (writers: Barrett, Zach Kale, Emily Landis, Jim McCormick) is Top 15-and-climbing at country radio, praised as a “sweet, elegant piece…made all the more touching by (its) accompanying music video” (MusicRow). The gold-certified riser continues Barrett’s trends in both streaming and consumption, topping 150 million global streams already, ranking No. 6 this week on the Shazam USA Top Country Chart, consuming inside the Top 10 for all songs on the Mediabase Country radio chart and selling inside the Top 5.
Making the start to the year even more special, Barrett and her husband Cade Foehner welcomed their first child, a daughter named Baylah May, on January 18th.