Welcome to Danny Gokey News & Discussion- April 2020

Danny Gokey on KLOVE Cruise PShellNew Single “Love God, Love People”

Danny Gokey’s third single from his latest album, “Haven’t Seen It Yet” is just starting to get radio play.  Will it pass “Wanted” that peaked at #22 on the Billboard National Christian Airplay chart on 1/31/2020? Currently a few stations are spinning it.  Hopefully April will see program directors embrace this song with such a positive message during this troubled time.

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New Single “Wanted” is Moving UP!

Danny Gokey’s second single from his latest album, “Haven’t Seen It Yet” moves up to #22 on the Billboard National Christian Airplay chart/  Its also nearly top 30 on the Mediabase CAC chart.  Good to see it climbing after the holiday break.

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Video: Noche de Paz by Danny Gokey & David Archuleta

A New Christmas Classic for Fans of Danny and David!

Danny Gokey has special guest artist, David Archuleta, perform the Spanish version of “Silent Night” in this video. The song, Noche de Paz is featured on Danny’s new Christmas album, “The Greatest Gift”.

While Danny was a top three finisher on Season 8 of “American Idol”, David was runner up to David Cook in Season 7. (The first season Danny reportedly watched with his late wife, Sophia. before he decided to try out in 2008.)

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Video: Behind the Music – Wanted

Wanted by Danny Gokey

Danny Gokey and his team are getting ready to release the next single, “Wanted”.  They have just released this video of the story behind the writing of the song with Jess Cates.

Jess has many successful songs check out the list HERE.

We don’t know the impact date, yet, for “Wanted” but with the fact that it is one of the Top 5 songs being streamed by the radio industry, it must be soon –  and the official music video was shot in Nashville this week!

 

 

Danny Gokey at KLOVE Songwriters Showcase

Danny Gokey performs at the KLOVE songwriters shocase

Danny Gokey, Mark Hall, Chris Tomlin, Steven Curtis Chapman, & Francesa Battistelli, Mark Perform songs at the Songwriters Showcase as part of the KLOVE Fan Awards weekend in Nashville, Tennessee.

Danny performs “Tell Your Heart to Beat Again” around the 23:30 mark.

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Songwriting, Producing, Touring & More with Danny Gokey

Interview with Sweetwater

Danny Gokey talks about his new album, “Haven’t Seen It Yet”, his writing process, his experience with his music contracts, writing, producing the songs and how he sets his live shows.  He also talks about

  • What he looks for in his musicians for his tour  (he wants his musicians to be “buttery”.)
  • Celebrating others’ talents.
  • Finally, what he means when he says, “He’s not where I should be, but I’m not where I was.”

The best thing I heard is it that he would like to.” add background singers to his live shows!  (I loved how he added horns the last couple of years!)

Unmovable by Shae Wilbur featuring Danny Gokey

Danny Gokey and Shae Wilbur families

New Song Available!

Danny Gokey and Shae Wilbur are back singing together in the new song, “Unmovable”.

She auditioned and made it to Hollywood for Season 8 of “American Idol” where she became friends with Danny.  Sharon and her father, Joel Chernoff, were back up singers for Paul Wilbur. Because Joel Chernoff is best friends with Paul Wilbur, Sharon and her husband, Joel Wilbur, grew up together. In addition to singing, Sharon also writes songs and is TV host in Florida and recently with Season 17 of “American Idol”.

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Danny Gokey Promotes Haven’t Seen It Yet – Chicago

Danny Gokey and his keyboardist, Monty (Samuel Montanez) traveled to Chicago to perform for Air1 and Chicago’s Channel WGN 9 Rahny Taylor (with Air1) shared on instagram stories Danny performing, hopefully it will be featured on the Air1 website, etc.

I’m glad to see Danny going the extra mile to push “Haven’t Seen It Yet”. Its currently at #3 on the Billboard National Airplay chart and 4th on Mediabase CAC. Its still seeing good growth and sales.

 

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Rahny Taylor was one of the DJ’s from KISS FM that hosted Danny on Danny Gokey Day in Milwaukee for Danny’s Hometown Visit for American Idol in 2009. The things I remember… 😉