Gabby Barrett’s “I Hope” Debuts On All-Genre Billboard Song Sales Chart; Reaches New Country Peak

Barrett performed “I Hope” on last week’s “American Idol.”

Gabby Barrett with Katy Perry and Ryan Seacrest (ABC/Eric McCandless)

Gabby Barrett’s single “I Hope” has been selling well since its release earlier this year.

A performance during last weekend’s “American Idol” broadcast helped increase its resonance.

On the heels of the performance, the song debuts at #36 on the all-genre Billboard Digital Song Sales chart. It also rises to a new peak of #11 on the Billboard Country Digital Song Sales chart, while hitting a new high of #31 on the all-encompassing Hot Country Songs listing.

Barrett placed third in the sixteenth season of “American Idol.” “I Hope” marks her first entry on the Digital Song Sales chart.

Written by Brian Cantor

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