Gabby Barrett, award-winning songstress and highly sought after performer. Imagine a teenage girl possessing the vocal qualities like legendary artists Etta James and Ella Fitzgerald. Gabby is a true gem, gifted with the kind of rich soulful tones that take decades to develop for many singers. Gabby has such a powerful voice and can sing tunes from any era.
Gabby has covered artists such as the Beatles, Ariana Grande, Whitney Houston, Adele, and Celine Dion, including Motown artists of the 60’s and 70’s. Gabby has showcased her talent to sold-out crowds across the United States.
She was awarded first prize for Smokey Robinson’s Motown Contest; which included a spotlight performance at the Benedum in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on New Year’s Eve. Her victory also won her an interview on KDKA’s, “The Today Show”.
When referring to Gabby’s passion for performing her music, Smokey was quoted as saying, “This girl has what it takes to be a superstar!” The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review described her as “A voice you must hear!”
Gabby has performed in over one-hundred concerts, which includes audiences of over 55,000 people at various stadiums. She has received standing ovations for her rendition of the National Anthem at football games including performing in front of the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Gabby has wowed crowds at numerous venues such as concerts at the Hard Rock Cafe, Light Up Night Pittsburgh, A.J. Palumbo Center, Pitt, Carlow, Cal U Colleges, Barnes & Noble, Daytona Bike Week, Daytona Speed Week, Hilton, Bad Boys, Lakewood Church, KDKA, Wounded Warriors, Children’s Hospital, Ronald McDonald House, Overly’s Country Christmas, Seven Springs, Kennywood, St.Barnabas, and Simon Malls all over the country.
As a former winner of the Kean Quest Talent Search, impressed judges with her rendition of “Mercy”.
This year she was asked back to perform for contestants. In addition, she recently won an award for over 5000 downloads of her music and that number continues to increase exponentially with each new performance.
Gabby also wants her success to include giving back to the community. She has been able to use her gifts and talents to support nonprofits such as Children’s Hospital, Ronald McDonald House, Camp Star (Youth Amputee Camp), and Saint Jude.
She has also travelled around the country to perform at numerous high schools, universities and community colleges to bring more awareness and talk candidly about the importance of anti-bullying campaigns.
Dreams are important to Gabby and she is hard at work in making them into her reality, but, she also knows how important it is to have purpose; to share the outcome of dreams with those who can benefit most by her gifts.
She touches hearts and heals souls through her music. She is a true light in the world; a gifted artist who cares deeply about the community around her and seeks to create a better place for each person she meets.
Let her music move you through whatever transition or transformation that’s taking place in your life.
Gabby continues to win accolades for her powerful performances. Her original music can be found on iTunes and Amazon.com.
Gabby is currently working in the studio for her upcoming album, projected to come out this summer.
This singing sensation has big dreams to one day perform at cities around the world.