WATCH: Gabby Barrett’s Vocals Soar With Cover Of Lee Ann Womack’s ‘I Hope You Dance’

Gabby Barrett; Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for ACM
Gabby Barrett; Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for ACM
Gabby Barrett; Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for ACM

ACM Awards co-host Gabby Barrett reprised a fan-favorite performance from Season 16 of American Idol during the 57th Academy Of Country Music Awards on Monday, March 7.

Live from Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, the country superstar and Pennsylvania native took a break from her co-hosting duties to perform a cover of Lee Ann Womack’s “I Hope You Dance” during the star-studded awards show.

Barrett put her powerhouse vocals on full display throughout her performance while donning an elegant white gown alongside her husband Cade Foehner on guitar.

The Idol alum was nominated for Female Artist Of The Year at the coveted awards ceremony.

The 57th Academy of Country Music Awards aired on Monday, March 7, exclusively on Prime Video at 8/7c

Gabby Barrett; Photo by Getty Images for ACM 1
Gabby Barrett; Photo by Getty Images for ACM 1

Co-hosted by global icon Dolly Parton with Jimmie Allen and Barrett, the two-hour show livestreamed without commercials and featured 20+ performances from some of country music’s hottest superstars and rising newcomers.

The performance lineup included Parker McCollum and Lainey Wilson, who were crowned this year’s New Male and New Female Artist of the Year, respectively as well as Allen, Jason Aldean, Carrie Underwood, Kane Brown, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Walker Hayes, Maren Morris, Brothers Osborne, Thomas Rhett, Chris Stapleton, Chris Young, Lady A and Kelly Clarkson.

Gabby Barrett; Photo by Getty Images for ACM Awards
Gabby Barrett; Photo by Getty Images for ACM Awards

“The concert event of the year” also included several collaborations, including Parton featuring Kelsea Ballerini (“Big Dreams & Faded Jeans”), BRELAND featuring Thomas Rhett (“Praise The Lord”), Jordan Davis (“Buy Dirt,” feat. Luke Bryan), Brothers Osborne and Brittney Spencer (“These Boots Are Made for Walkin’”), Parmalee and Blanco Brown featuring Brooke Eden (“Just the Way”), Carly Pearce and Ashley McBryde (“Never Wanted to Be That Girl”), and Chris Young featuring Mitchell Tenpenny (“At the End of a Bar”).

The 2022 ACM Awards presenters included Alan Ritchson (actor, Reacher), Derek Carr (quarterback, Las Vegas Raiders), Guy Torry (comedian, Phat Tuesdays), James Patterson (author, Run Rose Run), Jason Aldean, Kelsey Asbille (actor, Yellowstone), Luke Grimes (actor, Yellowstone), Mickey Guyton, and Tom Pelphrey (actor, Outer Range).

The ACM Awards made history as the first major awards show to livestream exclusively as it streamed live on Prime Video in the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and the UK.