Watch Gabby Barrett’s Inspirational (and Autobiographical!) ‘Footprints On The Moon’ Music Video

Gabby Barrett’s success story comes to life in the just-released music video for her latest single, “Footprints On The Moon.” …


Lauren Jo Black

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September 17, 2021


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Gabby Barrett’s success story comes to life in the just-released music video for her latest single, “Footprints On The Moon.” 

Out now, the clip showcases a younger version of Gabby who longs to chase her dreams. Perfectly aligning with the song’s inspirational message and storyline, the video goes on to show Barrett pursuing her musical aspirations, despite those who doubted her. 

The video also features Barrett’s husband, Cade Foehner, as well as a cameo from their 7-month-old, Baylah May. 

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“Footprints on the Moon” is an inspiring anthem that begs listeners to question their limitations to ultimately benefit their hopes and dreams. Barrett co-wrote the tune alongside Zach Kale and Jon Nite, who happen to be the same collaborators on her massive hit, “I Hope.”

“I wanted to have a song on the album that was an encouraging song, just something that I would’ve liked to have heard when I was in High School or whatever the case was. It’s just an encouraging song for people to go for their dreams and really reach for the sky because the sky’s the limit. Especially if there’s footprints on the moon, literally, if somebody could walk on the moon which we never thought that would happen, you are able to work hard and achieve some great things here on Earth,” Barrett explained in an interview with Music Mayhem. “So that is just an encouraging song that I wish [that] I had in high school when I was going through harder times, just really grinding it out and nobody really believed in me so I just hope it’s an encouraging song that people will gravitate towards.”

“Footprints on the Moon” is featured on Barrett’s debut album, Goldmine.

Barrett was recently named one of CMT Artists of the Year for 2021 and scored four CMA Awards nominations, making her the most-nominated female artist this year. 

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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 and her work being featured on 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.