Gabby Barrett appeared on The Late Show to perform her song “Footprints on the Moon,” off the singer’s 2020 album Goldmine. Playing with her live band, Barrett gave the rollicking song a sense of real passion and emotional fire.
Barrett released Goldmine, her debut album, last June via via Warner Music Nashville. A deluxe edition of the album, which contains Barrett’s hits “I Hope” and “The Good Ones” alongside unreleased material, is also in the works.
The singer is one of five country artists was recently recognized as part of CMT’s Artists of the Year awards show, which returned in its usual form earlier this month after hitting pause in 2020 to recognize pandemic frontline workers in healthcare, military, and education with the “CMT Honors Our Heroes” special. The 2021 CMT Artists of the Year ceremonies, which took place at Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center and aired live on CMT, recognized the successes over the last 365 days of Barrett, Chris Stapleton, Kane Brown, Kelsea Ballerini, and Luke Combs.
Barrett is currently nominated for four CMA Awards, including Female Artist of the Year and New Artist of the Year while “The Good Ones” is up for both Song of the Year and Single of the Year.