Gabby Barrett Shares Powerful Cover of LeAnn Rimes’ “I Need You”


Since finishing third on “American Idol, Gabby Barrett has been keeping herself busy. The Pennsylvania native has recorded a few original songs and released her own independant videos.

Now, Gabby is covering songs from country’s top females. She nailed her own version of Carrie Underwood’s “Cry Pretty,” and has most recently taken on LeAnn Rimes’ “I Need You.” 

Gabby posted the video on her Youtube channel to share with fans. The video has Gabby decked out in a red dress, singing into a studio mic. But that’s not all the “AI” contestant has up her sleeve. “Please stay tuned for a lot of very cool things happening for me. I’m Writing with a dream team from Nashville. I hope to see you guys on The American Idol Tour!!!”

The American Idol Tour finds Gabby joining season 16’s Top 7 finalists Cade Foehner, Caleb Lee Hutchinson, Catie Turner, Jurnee, Maddie Poppe and Michael J. Woodard for an eight week jaunt across the country, kicking off July 1. 


July 11
Redding, CA
Redding Civic Auditorium

July 12
Central Point, Ore.
Jackson Co. Fair (At Expo Amph)

July 13
Napa, Calif.
Uptown Theater

July 16
Paramount Theater

July 19
Verizon Theater At Grand Prairie*

July 20
San Antonio
The Tobin Center For Performing Arts*

July 21
McAllen, Texas
McAllen Performing Arts Center*

July 23
Tuscon, Ariz.
Fox Tuscon*

July 24
Mesa, Ariz.
Ikeda Theater*

July 26
San Diego
Copley Hall*

July 27
Saratoga, Calif.
Mountain Winery*

July 29
Las Vegas
Orleans Arena*

July 30
Modesto, Calif.
Gallo Center For The Arts*

July 31
Livermore, Calif.
Wente Vineywards*

Lisa Konicki
A New Yorker that made her way to the South, Lisa got her love of country music from her dad, who always played the classics. However, her love of fried pickles, a southern staple, came from Blake Shelton, who made her try her very first one. With 20 years experience in the music biz—previously at the helm of Country Weekly Magazine —Lisa loves to de-stress by going to the movies, playing and watching sports or just being outdoors.

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