Interview: The Greatest Gift – Danny Gokey

Danny Gokey Talks Making Christmas Classics

This is a nice interview by Jason Brow of the “Hollywood Life” and it includes some new Christmas photos of Danny Gokey. The writer says Danny’s new album, “The Greatest Gift: A Christmas Collection” can be described as joyful and triumphant. Danny Gokey tells the writer:

I really do want to write a ‘big Christmas holiday classic,’ and you got to chase those down. They’re not easy to accomplish. For a song to turn into a Christmas classic, it’s just really got to reverberate and dig into the hearts of many people.

Here are some tidbits the Danny offers about his songs:

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TWO Grammy Nominations for Danny Gokey’s Haven’t Seen it Yet!

Danny Gokey two 2020 Grammy NominationsWe are super excited to see that Danny Gokey’s single and album “Haven’t Seen It Yet” have been nominated in a song and album category!!

37. Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song
This award is given to the artist(s) and songwriter(s) (for new compositions) for the best contemporary Christian pop, Christian rap/hip-hop, or Christian rock single or track.

  • ONLY JESUS
    Casting Crowns; Mark Hall, Bernie Herms & Matthew West, songwriters
  • GOD ONLY KNOWS
    for KING & COUNTRY & Dolly Parton; Josh Kerr, Jordan Reynolds, Joel Smallbone, Luke Smallbone & Tedd Tjornhom, songwriters
  • HAVEN’T SEEN IT YET
    Danny Gokey; Danny Gokey, Ethan Hulse & Colby Wedgeworth, songwriters
  • GOD’S NOT DONE WITH YOU (SINGLE VERSION)
    Tauren Wells
  • RESCUE STORY
    Zach Williams; Ethan Hulse, Andrew Ripp, Jonathan Smith & Zach Williams, songwriters

39. Best Contemporary Christian Music Album
For albums containing at least 51% playing time of newly recorded, vocal, contemporary Christian music, including pop, rap/hip hop, or rock recordings. Continue reading “TWO Grammy Nominations for Danny Gokey’s Haven’t Seen it Yet!”

The Greatest Gift: A Christmas Collection- Danny Gokey

Danny Gokey in front of tree - Greatest Gift CD

What is Your NEW DG Christmas Favorite?

On October 25th, Danny Gokey’s second Christmas Album, “The Greatest Gift: A Christmas Collection” debuted. It came in as the #17 album on Billboard’s Christian Album Sales chart.  For those that didn’t get a hard copy, I’m including the photos included in the CD booklet.

Capital Christian Music Group describes Danny’s second Christmas album as:

a mix of Christmas classics and original songs, this new album will fit in perfect in any Christmas collection. Featuring mainstays “Come Let Us Adore Him,” “Angels We Have Heard On High,” & and both an English and Spanish version of the hymn “Silent Night.” This new album also features 3 brand new original songs written by Danny.

My Festive Fizzy Pop   describes it this way:

With an equally enticing blend of religious songs and contemporary classics. The Greatest Gift: A Christmas Collection provides the hymns you know and love alongside some indelible seasonal favourites and a few new compositions (which, notably, stand shoulder to shoulder with the evergreens). He’s always had an Continue reading “The Greatest Gift: A Christmas Collection- Danny Gokey”

The Greatest Gift by Danny Gokey to Release Soon!

Danny Gokey's second Christmas album cover artNew Christmas Music is on it Way!

We are excited to see the cover art and a bit of the information on Danny’s soon-to-release album, “The Greatest Gift, A Christmas Collection”.  Get ready for it on October 25th!  Preorder it on Amazon HERE.

Capital Christian Music Group describes Danny’s second Christmas album as:

a mix of Christmas classics and original songs, this new album will fit in perfect in any Christmas collection. Featuring mainstays “Come Let Us Adore Him,” “Angels We Have Heard On High,” & and both an English and Spanish version of the hymn “Silent Night.” This new album also features 3 brand new original songs written by Danny.

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TWO New Acoustic Songs by Danny Gokey

Now you can get two acoustic songs from Danny Gokey’s most recent album, “Haven’t Seen It Yet” on one mini, two song EP. You get the following songs (or you can buy individual songs, but why?)

  1. Wanted (Piano & Cello Version) 
  2. Haven’t Seen It Yet (Acoustic)

We love it when Danny’s voice is upfront and center in a song, and these versions deliver it!  Plus the background singers are glorious!!

 

“Best Record Yet” for Danny Gokey – Capitol CMG

Ashley Jill Photography of Danny Gokey at Winter Jam

It’s great to see the success that Danny Gokey’s new album, “Haven’t Seen It Yet” is achieving – fans have responded by making it the #1 in Christian Album Sales in its debut week! And a label that supports his work makes it even sweeter for Danny!

Danny’s PR firm, Cr8 Agency shared the following:

Brad O’Donnell , co-president of Capitol Christian Music Group stated, “It’s an honor to have Danny as part of the Capitol family, and its especially exciting to see such a strong response to his new music. From the songs, to the message to the production, he’s delivered his best record yet, and we can’t wait to see where it goes from here.”

“Danny’s record is off to a fantastic start and we’re thrilled to see it debut at #1. He’s delivered an incredible album that inspires fans with a message of hope in whatever they are facing,” says  Hudson Plachy , co-president of Capitol Christian Music Group. Continue reading ““Best Record Yet” for Danny Gokey – Capitol CMG”

Billboard on Danny Gokey’s #HaventSeenItYet Chart Feats!

Billboard

Singer-songwriter Danny Gokey attains the #1 spot on Billboard’s Christian Album Sales chart for his latest album, “Haven’t Seen It Yet”. It is Danny’s first album with Capitol Christian Music Group/Sparrow Records.  A fellow label mate, Lauren Daigle continues her reign on the top of the Billboard‘s Top Christian Albums chart (dated April 27), but Danny’s album claims #2 its debut on that  chart.

He also debuts on the Christian Streaming Songs chart this week, rises to #4 on the Hot Christian Songs and is just outside the Top 10 (at #11) in the all genre “Top Album Sales” Billboard chart.

We understand from Billboard’s tweet yesterday that Danny’s newest album checks in at #76 on Billboard’s Hot 200 Album chart (all genres) which includes streaming, etc.

From the Billboard Charts, here are some other chart placements:

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Media Updates for Danny Gokey New Album Release Week

 

Danny Gokey is on the road this week promoting his latest album, “Haven’t Seen It Yet” which will be officially released tomorrow. If you haven’t yet ordered the album, you can find it here.

Check back in with us at this post frequently for additional media and other updates as we find them from Danny’s busy album launch schedule.

Original post – as of noon EST Weds April 10th. We’ll note the time as fresh updates are published.
Updated 4-10 12:45 EST with Billboard interview
Updated 4-10 9:30 PM, 8 PM, 6 PM, and 3 PM EST with addt’l social media content
Updated 4-11, 4 PM EST with some teaser video from SIRIUS XM for Danny’s live “Danny Gokey Day” visit and performance

 

  • Upcoming –
    • Sirius XM The Message is promoting Thursday April 11th as Danny Gokey Day! Via http://blog.siriusxm.com/celebrate-danny-gokey-day-on-the-message/  –
      • Danny Gokey’s highly-anticipated new album, Haven’t Seen It Yet is coming, and Danny is taking over The Message (Ch. 63) the day BEFORE its release to celebrate before you can get it anywhere else! He’ll be hand-delivering songs from the album, playing his favorites and his other hits and leading us all up to a LIVE performance and Q&A that you’ll be able to be a part of through our social media!
      • Airs: Thursday, 4/11 6am-11pm; Live performance at 2pm ET

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