Danny Gokey

Danny Gokey



Daniel Jay Gokey (born April 24, 1980) is an American singer and former church music director from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He was the third-place finalist on the eighth season of American Idol.[1][2] After his placing on the show, Gokey signed to 19 Recordings and RCA Nashville at the beginning of a career in country music, releasing the single "My Best Days Are Ahead of Me". His debut album, My Best Days, was released in March 2010.

After leaving RCA Nashville in November 2011, he moved his musical direction toward adult pop/contemporary Christian music genre and made a record/publishing deal with BMG in May 2013. His second full-length album, Hope in Front of Me, was released in June 2014.



The Comeback
The Comeback is a song by musical artist Danny Gokey, released on June 16, 2017.
Rise is the fifth studio album by American singer Danny Gokey.
Better Than I Found It
Better Than I Found It is a song by musical artist Danny Gokey, released on December 9, 2016.
If You Ain't In It
If You Ain't In It is a song by musical artist Danny Gokey, released on November 15, 2016.

Photos - Danny Gokey225

Popular Albums6

Album Appearances & References4

Popular Songs12

Song Appearances & References9

Minor Film Appearances & References1

TV Shows5

Collaborators & Influencers13

Other Music-Related Relationships3

Awards & Nominations4

Popular Tours2

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Spotify - Albums & Singles15


Spotify - Appears On5


Spotify - Top Tracks10


Upcoming Concerts30

BJ Haan Auditorium
Sioux Center, United States
November 30, 2017
Journey Church
Kenosha, United States
December 1, 2017
Rialto Square Theatre
Joliet, United States
December 3, 2017
First Baptist Church
Carrollton, United States
December 8, 2017
Victory Christian Center – Coitsville Campus
Coitsville, United States
December 14, 2017
Hoyt Sherman Place
Des Moines, United States
December 17, 2017
Chesapeake Energy Arena
Oklahoma City, United States
January 30, 2018
Gila River Arena
Glendale, United States
February 2, 2018
Vivint Smart Home Arena
Salt Lake City, United States
February 3, 2018
Viejas Arena at Aztec Bowl San Diego State University
San Diego, United States
February 8, 2018
Citizens Business Bank Arena
Ontario, United States
February 9, 2018
Reno Events Center
Reno, United States
February 10, 2018
Golden 1 Center
Sacramento, United States
February 11, 2018
Save Mart Center
Fresno, United States
February 13, 2018
Toyota Center Kennewick
Kennewick, United States
February 15, 2018
Seattle, United States
February 16, 2018
Moda Center
Portland, United States
February 17, 2018
Denver Coliseum
Denver, United States
February 22, 2018
Sprint Center
Kansas City, United States
February 23, 2018
iWireless Center
Moline, United States
February 24, 2018
Target Center
Minneapolis, United States
February 25, 2018
UW–Milwaukee Panther Arena
Milwaukee, United States
March 1, 2018
Baxter Arena
Omaha, United States
March 2, 2018
Van Andel Arena
Grand Rapids, United States
March 4, 2018
Don Haskins Center
El Paso, United States
March 10, 2018
AT&T Center
San Antonio, United States
March 11, 2018
Bok Center
Tulsa, United States
March 15, 2018
Raising Cane’s River Center Arena
Baton Rouge, United States
March 16, 2018
Legacy Arena at the BJCC
Birmingham, United States
March 17, 2018
Pensacola Bay Center
Pensacola, United States
March 18, 2018

News Articles5

Special Holiday Music Collection From
  –  November 4, 2017
TobyMac will once again bring his dynamic “HITS DEEP Tour” to 29 markets next year, alongside a talent-packed line up including Danny Gokey, Mandisa, Ryan Stevenson and Finding Favour. The 2018 "HITS DEEP Tour" is a partnership with K-LOVE, Air1 ...
TobyMac’s ‘Light Of Christmas’ Album Out Today
  –  November 4, 2017
TobyMac will kick off the new year by bringing his “HITS DEEP Tour” to 29 markets alongside a lineup including Danny Gokey, Mandisa, Ryan Stevenson and Finding Favour. The 2018 “HITS DEEP Tour” is a partnership with K-LOVE, Air1, Awakening Events ...
'Idol' alums Mandisa, Danny Gokey bring tour to Tivoli
  –  October 26, 2017
From all appearances, singer Mandisa had it all. The finalist from Season 5 of "American Idol" had a Grammy Award, sold more than a million records and established herself as a force in the Christian music industry. Then she disappeared for two years.
River Rock will bring new and familiar acts to Wilmore
  –  September 13, 2017
But there are numerous newcomers to the Wilmore stage on Friday and Saturday, including Saturday’s penultimate act, 2008 “American Idol” finalist Danny Gokey, whose Christian music career didn’t launch until after Ichthus’ final Wilmore edition ...
American Idol Alum Danny Gokey and Wife Leyicet Welcome Son Gabriel Daniel
  –  August 29, 2017
A post shared by Danny Gokey (@dannygokey) on Aug 29, 2017 at 3:02pm PDT When your husband and son are two pieces of delicious ham hocks! lol and the princess. 😍 Gokey told PEOPLE back in January that he found out the couple were expecting again on ...


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