BREAKING: Gabby Barrett Pregnant With Third Child

Pregnant Gabby Barrett is “living the dream.”

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Lauren Jo Black

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August 30, 2023

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Gabby Barrett; Photo by Marisa Taylor

Gabby Barrett is pregnant and expecting baby No.3 with husband Cade Foehner. 

The “I Hope” singer and Foehner took to social media on Wednesday (Aug. 30) to announce the exciting news with fans via a joint post.

The image captured Barrett and Foehner seated together on a staircase during rehearsal on stage, with a speaker displaying the message “baby #3” accompanied by two hearts. The third slide of the post featured Barrett lying in bed with a Baby Doppler on her belly listening to the baby’s heartbeat. 

Baby Surprise

“SWIPE for a surprise 🩷 #livingthedream,” Barrett captioned the photo on Instagram. 

Third Baby On The Way

Gabby Barrett and Cade Foehner are also parents to Augustine Boone (9 months) and Baylah May (2 years). 

The couple met in 2018 when they both appeared on Season 16 of American Idol. Their relationship continued to flourish and Foehner proposed in March of 2019. 

Following a short engagement, the pair tied the knot on October 5, 2019, during a small wedding in Garrison, Texas.

Cade Foehner, Gabby Barrett; Emma McIntyre, Getty Images for Billboard
Cade Foehner, Gabby Barrett; Emma McIntyre, Getty Images for Billboard

Foehner inspired several tracks on Barrett’s debut album, including her chart-topping single, “The Good Ones. Foehner appeared in Barrett’s music video for “Pick Me Up” as well as the just-released video for her latest single, “Glory Days.” The clip also features Augustine Boone and Baylah May. 

Directed by Alexa Campbell and co-produced by Barrett and Taylor Vermillion, the music video showcases a beautiful blend of nostalgia and celebration, capturing the feeling of treasured memories and the joy of embracing the present. 

With her family by her side, Gabby Barrett creates a visual representation of the song’s message, reminding fans of the importance of cherishing the moments that shape our lives.

“Glory Days”

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Throughout the clip, Barrett enjoys memorable moments with her family on a picturesque farm. 

Out now, the anthemic song mirrors Barrett’s real life as she sings about the things that make her life so full, like her family and her faith. Throughout the lyrics, she promises to live life in the moment and never take things for granted because she recognizes that she’s living out the “Glory Days” right now.  

“This is as good as it gets, I don’t know what I would change/ I love this life that we live, I love that smile on your face/ No, we ain’t gotta look back at all those pictures in frames/ And wish it’d all stay the same/ ‘Cause right here, right now I say, ‘These are the glory days,’” the American Idol alum sings on the chorus. 

Gabby Barrett; Photo by Robby Klein

Gabby Barrett; Photo by Robby Klein

Barrett co-wrote “Glory Days” with Emily Weisband, Seth Mosley, and James McNair, and co-produced the track with Ross Copperman.

Story Behind The Song

During a recent interview on Today’s Country Radio with Kelleigh Bannen on Apple Music Country, Barrett shared the inspiration behind the song. 

“I wrote [‘Glory Days’] with a couple of friends and we’re just talking about all the life that I’ve kind of went through within the last couple years. I think it’s pretty abnormal to what normally happens at this age for certain people, 23, 2 kids, and all the things happening with music. And I’ve been married for four years,” she explained. 

“So normally those times when you’re in the trenches a little bit with kids and just the days are long, but the years feel fast. Those are the times that you look back on per se. And I just remember my parents kind of saying, oh, those are the glory days. Those are the good old days. And so I was like, well, I’m in my glory days right now.”

Gabby Barrett; Photo by Andrew Wendowski
Gabby Barrett; Photo by Andrew Wendowski

New Album

“Glory Days” is the first track from Gabby Barrett’s forthcoming, yet-to-be-announced sophomore album, which she is co-producing alongside Ross Copperman.

While Barrett has yet to announce a release date for the project, she did reveal that it is “almost finished” and that it is expected to debut later this year in an interview with Entertainment Tonight.

“Hopefully, like, early fall is the goal,” Barrett told the outlet.

Additionally, the Pennsylvania native’s forthcoming album will follow her record-breaking debut album, Goldmine, which spawned chart-topping hits such as “The Good Ones” and her debut single “I Hope.” 

Barrett released a deluxe edition of Goldmine, which featured four new songs, including “Pick Me Up,” “Never Get It Back,” “The Good Ones (Wedding Version),” and a cover of Dolly Parton’s “I Will Always Love You” in addition to the 13 original tracks.

For more information on Gabby Barrett’s upcoming new album, visit her official website HERE.

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Lauren Jo Black

Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for Answers.com and her work being featured on Forbes.com. She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.