Video: My Wish on the American Idol Tour

Danny Gokey performs My Wish AIS8

Flashback to 2009!

It was the wish of some of us to do a revisit of Danny’s version of “My Wish” from his “American Idol” tour in 2009 as a part of Season 8. So, I searched my archives and came up with this special nugget!

I also have the youtube of Danny’s performance of the same song in his hometown of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Those were some huge crowds!

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Video: No Pressure, New Day -Celebrate Youth 2020

Celebrate Youth 2020

Danny Gokey took to video to encourage the graduates of 2020 in his video message – with song for a Celebrate Youth Convocation Conference.  the virtual conference was sponsored by the National Collaboration for Youth Mental Health.

In the ten minute video Danny congratulates the 2020 graduates, shares his struggles with mental health as a young person and encourages them with his songs “No Pressure” and “New Day”.

To see the full two hour conference click HERE.

Welcome to Danny Gokey News & Discussion- May & June 2020

Danny Gokey Performs for Saddleback Church

Danny Gokey Online

With the Covid-19 Pandemic causing the cancellation of most public events (including concerts) we have been lucky to see Danny through multiple streaming performances.  The above photo is from Danny’s singing of “Haven’t Seen It Yet” as a part of Saddleback Church‘s April 26th online service.  They have uploaded his performance and I’ve included it below:

We’ve added a few videos from Danny’s Instagram account.

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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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A Night at Carnegie Hall

Mary Lowry, Donnie McClurkin, Hezekiah Walker, Natalie Grant, Danny Gokey at Carnegie

50th Anniversary of the GMA Dove Awards

It was a very special night at Carnegie Hall with Danny Gokey joining Gospel Music Association‘s celebration of 50 years of Dove Awards at Carnegie Hall.  Six award winning artists were invited to showcase the multi-cultural and multi-generational music on one stage.  With a combined total of over 40 individual Dove Awards, they showcased a diversity of music.  Appearing that night were host and performer:  Mark Lowry, and artists Donnie McClurkin, Hezekiah Walker, Russ Taff, Natalie Grant and Danny Gokey.

Danny performed his songs “Haven’t Seen It Yet” and “Tell Your Heart to Beat Again” but also “Give Me Jesus” and joined Natalie Grant to sing their duet of “The Prayer”.  He also joined in with the other artist on three songs. Continue reading “A Night at Carnegie Hall”

KLOVE Cruise Halftime Show – 2020

danny gokey performs at klove cruise

Songs You May Not Have Heard Danny Gokey Sing Before

Danny Gokey and Friends performed for the KLOVE Cruise in a special “halftime” show during the Superbowl while they were returning from Bermuda.

Tim Norwood shared the following video of Danny Gokey (and his band), 615 Funk (Tim Akers & The Smoking Section), David Frey (Sidewalk Prophets), Blanca and Jasmine Murray

It had a true throwback vibe with the large horn section from the Tim Akers & the Smoking Section and these 80’s songs like “The Power of Love” (Huey Lewis), Ain’t No Mountain High Enough (Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell)I Knew You Were Waiting (George Michael & Aretha Franklin), September (Earth Wind & Fire) and Superstition (Stevie Wonder)!

While the video is a little skewed the sound it good, so enjoy!!  Thanks Tim!!!

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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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