RISE Release Week: Billboard, People on Danny Gokey

Billboard Danny Gokey performingWhile Danny and his team are blanketing the radio/media to get the word out about his new CD and single, RISE, we have to lead off with the big hitters!  Billboard, People and “American Idol”, of course!

Billboard: Danny Gokey Talks About the Move From Country to Christian Music…

Sometimes taking advice from your heroes doesn’t always turn out like you hope…….Danny Gokey followed mentor Randy Travis’ counsel and began pursuing a career as a country artist. Though Travis told Gokey he’d find success bringing “soul” to the country format, it turns Christian music was the better fit.

Though his country career stalled, Gokey has found his niche in Christian music. The genre is a natural fit for the Milwaukee, Wisconsin native who grew up singing in church.

Gokey will be taking the new songs on the road as he joins Casting Crowns‘ upcoming tour. “With my Hope In Front of Me record I had no tour,” he says. ….When we released the Hope In Front of Me record, there just weren’t a lot of believers and rightly so. I came from a failed project and odds just looked impossible. It wasn’t a Continue reading “RISE Release Week: Billboard, People on Danny Gokey”

“Go Prime Content” Provides Insight into Danny Gokey’s “Rise”

The Nashville Country Club was at Danny Gokey’s recent “Rise” Listening Party and has a review of the new album.

We share a few of their comments, but the full review can be read by clicking:  Go Prime Content

“American Idol” alum and vocal powerhouse Danny Gokey is set to release his fourth studio album, “Rise”…. The album features its first single, the title track, which is already poised to be one of Gokey’s biggest to date. But “Rise” not only boasts Gokey’s incredible vocal prowess and range, it features his emerging talent as a songwriter on all but two of its songs. Continue reading ““Go Prime Content” Provides Insight into Danny Gokey’s “Rise””

Jordin Sparks to Join Danny Gokey on Upcoming Release!

Jordin Sparks to join Danny Gokey in duet for his new album, Rise.In an interview for CIY Aeffect, Danny Gokey confirms that “American Idol” winner (Season 6) and pop/R&B singer,  Jordin Sparks, will be dueting with him on his upcoming album, “Rise”!!

We believe the song is “Chasing”; penned by producer Bernie Herms, Emily Lynn Weisband and Danny.  We suspected something was brewing when we saw Bernie Herms Instagram post back in September. Danny confirms the duet in  his interview:

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Danny Gokey News is One!

Help Us Celebrate Our Anniversary!

But 1st we have to send Danny Gokey’s fans a big THANKS because it would have been a very lonely year without YOU!!

We also want to thank Danny Gokey, Leyicet, Maximum Artist, the many photographers that share their talents with us, promoters and others that supplied us with material to make over 240 posts on the career of our favorite “American Idol’ alum!

We’re looking back with just a few of our favorites pictures and Danny’s milestones of the last year!

Other milestones:  We now have MORE followers on Facebook than when iheartdannygokey.com closed after its 6 year run! We still need more Twitter followers, but we also started our own Instagram account!  We appreciate your more than 3,800 comments here!

And we know there is so much more in front Danny– and us!  Stay tuned for an even bigger 2nd year!

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Bring on the “American Idol” Finale! Our Danny Gokey Edition Gets You Ready!

Danny Gokey, Kris Allen in Hollywood for the Finale!

Are You READY?

8PM EST Thursday, April 7th, on FOX

Watch FOX 24’s video of  Kris, Danny & Pia Share Best Moments

We’ve gathered pics and clips of Danny’s involvement in the upcoming “American Idol” Finale!  We believe Danny will be performing “Ain’t Too Proud to Beg” with the other soulful finalists:  Elliott Yamin, Brandon Rogers, Clark Beckham, George Huff and more.

I’ve found a short video of Danny performing “Too Proud” at his FIRST solo concert back in September, 2009!! Our thanks to Daniel Koenig for still having it up on youTube!

IDOL Family Reunion Photos!

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Danny Gokey Nice Bits & Pieces- April 2016 Edition!

Bridge of Hope, Delmarva Idol Final 2015

Our  Monthly “E-Newsletter”!

We hope you enjoy this eclectic mix of photos, “American Idol” news, and Billboard chart updates!

 Billboard Charts Dated 04/09/16

1.  Remains as the #ONE song on the Christian AC Indicator Chart for  a second week!

2.  On the Hot Christian Song Chart TYHTBA remains #4

3.  Christian Digital Song Chart: TYHTBA is #4

4.  National Christian Airplay Chart: TYHTBA is up to #4 (was #8.)

5.  Top Christian Album chart:  HopeInFrontofMe is #20

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Danny Gokey To Return to “American Idol” for the Finale!

“American Idol” caps its final season with a three day run on the FOX Network.

Tuesday, April 5th is a 90 minute retrospective on the show entitled,  “American Dream”, at 8:30 PM EST Continue reading “Danny Gokey Nice Bits & Pieces- April 2016 Edition!”