The urban inspirational/gospel genre’s latest shining star Briana “Bri” Babineaux The Louisiana native’s debut album Keys To My Heart (Marquis Boone Enterprises, LLC/Tyscot Records, Inc.) debuted at #1 on Billboard magazine’s Top Gospel Albums sales chart in April and features her Top Ten Gospel Airplay hit “I’ll Be The One.” Bri took a few minutes to chat with us about her recent success.
Congratulations on the release of your debut album, Keys To My Heart! How does it feel to have the finished product available for download?
Thank you. It’s exciting and scary for me because this is my first project, which is exciting but also scary because I want the response or feedback to be great and I want to hear that this is a solid project and know the audience loved the material. I guess I have a whole ray of emotions, but I’m very excited about the album.
Could you ever have imagined your first record would be #1 on Billboard’s Top Gospel Albums chart? Where were you when you got the exciting news?
No, I never thought in a million years that would [happen], but whenever you keep God #1 you just never know what he’s going to blow your mind with. When I received the news I was actually at my cousin’s home just waking up; because we had just finished the first leg of the New Artist on the Block tour. I got a text from my manager and he told me congrats on being number one. I think I smiled, told God ‘thank you’ and went right back to slee
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