Gabby B: The Rise of a Multilingual Pop Sensation
Sitting down with Gabby B during an interview, she tells Miami Living Magazine, “My experience is my art, I grab my culture, my stories, and what I believe in and make a song out of that."
Pop vocalist Gabby B is no novice when it comes to writing songs, singing in front of large crowds, and performing her heart out. The songstress with fun upbeat music videos and songs that have millions of views and listens, hails from Brazil, has lived in France and Canada, and now calls Miami home. She has performed at high-profile events such as the Pro Bowl Weekend Celebrity All-Star Basketball Game in Las Vegas, NV, the Stonewall Pride Parade & Festival in Wilton Manors, FL, the "Holiday Weekend Takeover" at DAER Nightclub at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, FL. Gabby B has also shared the stage with renowned artists like Ja Rule, Flo Rida, Justina Valentine, Jax, and Vikina.
The owner of her record label Muy Bueno, Gabriela Bueno, widely known as Gabby B, has taken the music industry and social media by storm with one viral video after another. Fluent in three languages, Gabby B's journey from her upbringing to her rise as a singer/songwriter is a testament to her determination and talent. In this deep-dive article, we explore her background, recent successes, upcoming projects, and her inspiring advocacy against bullying.
Born in Goiania, Brazil, Gabby B was exposed to the world of entertainment from an early age. With a mother who was a Brazilian performer and a father who was a professional martial arts master, Gabby's passion for entertainment was nurtured from the start.
Gabby B says, “Writing songs that make you feel good is what I do best.”
Gabby B's “best” shows in her recent successes that have solidified her position as a rising star in the music industry. Her collaboration with Latin pop singer Vikina on the music video "Leche" has garnered almost half a million views and has been featured on popular playlists on Tidal, Vevo, and Spotify. The hit charted at #22 on iTunes Italy Latino Chart. The song, which celebrates female empowerment, showcases Gabby B's versatility as she sings in Spanish, Portuguese, and English. The latin pop crossover single was also featured on Fox Miami’s Deco Drive and NBC Miami’s South Florida Live, who have both been following her musical journey. "Leche" has also garnered airplay support from Pitbull's Globalization station on Sirius XM from DJ Laz and DJ Xray, as well as 105.5 The Beat.
Her latest hit song, "Heatn' Up," is a sports anthem inspired by Gabby's firsthand experience of the Miami Heat's magical run to the NBA finals in 2023. The song, featuring "Mr. Hit Record," captures a highly competitive environment and oozes confidence that sports fans of all kinds can rally behind. In June 2023, Gabby B released a single titled "Fire," which exudes confidence and showcases her larger-than-life persona. The song truly reflects her mindset of internal strength and determination to move past challenges and conquer all.
Her personal experience of being bullied as a child inspired her to co-author a book called "Gabby B and Her New School Adventures" to address bullying and mental health stigmas. She will eventually create a book series touching on various mental health topics.
Gabby B expressed "I’ve had many things happen in my life as a child that others would probably find it difficult to imagine, but it was real!”
Gabby B serves as an ambassador for the national non-profit organization Boo2Bullying, which focuses on empowering students in grades K-12 to combat bullying, discrimination, and intolerance. Gabby B also aspires to be a motivational speaker at youth events across the country through her collaboration with Boo2Bullying.
“When I was a child, I always looked for ways to make me feel happy and confident, I would search for songs,” she told us. “Through my experiences being bullied, music was the one thing that made me feel good.”
Fueled by inspiration from childhood to adult life, Gabby B's creative process for writing songs can take different lengths of time. She skillfully weaves personal experiences and emotions from her past into her music.
In the world of fashion, Gabby B has graced renowned events like Miami Swim Week and New York Fashion Week. Her performances are adorned with her own handcrafted costumes, featuring dazzling rhinestones and unique designs that truly embody her creative flair and individuality.
Gabby B's musical talent has earned her numerous accolades. Her collaboration with Justina Valentine on "Pretty Girl Lit" and Vikina on “Leche” garnered millions of views and listens across platforms. Accumulating many international musical accolades in her short career, Gabby B’s single "Pose" charted to top 5 on iTunes pop charts and 15 overall in South Africa in 2021. In 2022, her single "Dance All Night" charted 75 on the iTunes pop chart in Hong Kong. She followed this up with one viral music video after another, tallying millions of views on songs such as "Belly Dancer", "Pretty Girl Lit", "Earthquake", and "One Too Many."
To sum it up, Gabby B's incredible journey from her upbringing to her rise as a multilingual pop sensation is a testament to her talent, hard work, and dedication. With her recent successes, upcoming projects, and advocacy against bullying, Gabby B continues to inspire and empower so many others through her music and actions.
For more information on where you can see Gabby B perform near you, visit her official website at www.gabbybmusic.com.