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”

Danny Gokey Awarded His 1st Dove Award!


“Christmas is Here” was named the Christmas Album of the Year at the 47th Annual Dove Awards at the Allen Arena at Lipscomb University! Congratulations to Danny and producer Keith Thomas!

Danny was nominated for three other Dove Awards this year, (video, pop song, contemp artist) but the competition is intense and we are thrilled his album was selected for this honor!

Clearly Danny’s management and label are also very proud. More photos & coverage to come, but we want you to join us in congratulating Team Danny!


Welcome to Danny Gokey News & Discussion- 10/10 – 10/24/16


The Gospel Music Association Dove Awards

 Are you excited about Danny Gokey’s FOUR GMA Dove Award nominations?  The 47th Annual GMA Dove Awards will be Tuesday, Oct 11 6:30 PM at at Lipscomb University Allen Arena.  Follow us on Twitter or here to get the updates as they are announced!

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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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UPDATED! Danny Gokey at the 2015 Dove Awards! Videos

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UPDATE!!! Our Thanks to 3rd Day Rocker for providing this video from TBN’s broadcast of Danny performing “HIFOM”.

Danny Gokey walked the 2015 GMA Dove Award Red Carpet with his wife, Leyicet. He also performed his award nominated song, “Hope in Front of Me” to a sold out crowd!  I will have a recap from attending these fabulous events– but until I can sort through my many photos and sit down to write, enjoy these videos!

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Dove Awards Red Carpet Greeting from Danny Gokey

Jan Dove 4 (308x500)I had wanted to plan a trip to visit a good friend in Alabama. When we discovered that Danny Gokey was nominated for New Artist of the Year at the upcoming Dove Awards, just two hours from her home…. you can guess what happened!

I really expected Danny to get an invite to perform and Darla loved attending the 2013 Dove Awards in Atlanta. We decided this would be a great excursion and the impetus I needed to book my flight!

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Interview – Danny Gokey talks with Country Outfitter

Jan shared this in our discussion (*), but let’s give it its own post …

Danny Gokey talks with Country Outfitter about his two GMA Dove Award nominations, and shares his perspective after spending time in both the country and Christian music formats. Continue reading “Interview – Danny Gokey talks with Country Outfitter”

The 46th Annual GMA Dove Awards Hosted by Erica Campbell and Sadie Robertson Announce Performers and Presenters

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (September 1, 2015) – The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announces initial list of performers and presenters set to appear at the 46th Annual GMA Dove Awards. Top acts Casting Crowns, Kirk Franklin, Lauren Daigle and Danny Gokey are set to perform.

Source: The 46th Annual GMA Dove Awards Hosted by Erica Campbell and Sadie Robertson Announce Performers and Presenters