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.



Masterpiece is a song by musical artist Danny Gokey, released on January 19, 2018.
Hope in Front of Me
Hope in Front of Me is the second studio album from the Christian musician Danny Gokey.
Hope in Front of Me
"Hope in Front of Me" is a song co-written and recorded by American singer Danny Gokey for his second studio album of the same name (2014).
My Best Days
My Best Days is the debut album from American Idol season eight finalist Danny Gokey.

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Popular Songs13

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Minor Film Appearances & References1

TV Shows5

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Awards & Nominations4

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Illinois Girls Basketball Team Shares Gospel at State Tournament
  –  February 27, 2018
"The next day, our team would warm-up to the 'Comeback' song that you hear on the radio," Prina said referring to the popular song by Danny Gokey. Although the team fell short of a state championship, they walked away with a big victory by finish fourth ...
Grateful TobyMac learns to serve through music
  –  February 22, 2018
The three-and-a-half-hour concert also will feature Danny Gokey, Mandisa, Ryan Stevenson and Finding Favour, and Toby treasures the fact each gets on stage to perform during his set. “It’s been amazing, seeing sold-out arenas,” the contemporary ...
‘American Idol’ Alum Danny Gokey: ABC Made ‘A Mistake’ in Nixing Funny Auditions
  –  February 20, 2018
Fresh off his first Grammy nomination for the album “Rise,” “American Idol” season eight alum Danny Gokey has signed a new recording contract with Capitol Christian Music Group. In a recent interview with Variety, Gokey noted that it has been 10 ...
Danny Gokey Signs To Capitol Christian Music Group
  –  February 18, 2018
Danny Gokey has signed with Capitol Christian Music Group. The announcement comes on the heels of Gokey's first GRAMMY® nomination for his hit album Rise. Rise debuted at #1 on Billboard's Top Christian/Gospel albums chart and captured the attention of ...
Phil Anderson: Checking out an inner-city church on a mission
  –  February 16, 2018
in Kansas City, Mo. Danny Gokey, Mandisa, Ryan Stevenson and Finding Favour also will perform. Tickets are $18 to $72.75. For information, visit www.tobymac.com/tour/. Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1275 S.W. Boswell, will have a women's retreat ...
TobyMac brings the hits to Spokane Arena on his ‘Hits Deep’ tour
  –  February 16, 2018
That’s the pinnacle moment as an artist/songwriter. It’s a powerful moment.” Joining McKeehan on the “Hits Deep” tour are “American Idol” alum Danny Gokey and Mandisa, Boise’s Ryan Stevenson, Georgia-based quartet Finding Favour and Bristol ...
Danny Gokey Signs with Capitol Christian Music Group: Exclusive
  –  February 15, 2018
American Idol alum Danny Gokey has signed with Capitol Christian Music Group, Billboard has learned exclusively. Gokey, whose album, Rise, recently earned him his first Grammy nomination, is prepping new music for his label debut. "I had my first few ...
TobyMac show to feature up-and-comers Finding Favour, Aaron Cole
  –  February 14, 2018
The lineup also includes Danny Gokey, Mandisa and Ryan Stevenson. Tickets are available at SpokaneArena.com. Prices range from $15 up to $69.75. For more information on the acts, visit TobyMac.com or AwakeningEvents.com
Gospel greats: How a supposed butt dial turned into a Grammy nomination for Danny Gokey
  –  February 3, 2018
Christian singer Danny Gokey thought his record-label representative was "butt dialing" him. It was 7:45 a.m., and Gokey had just dropped his son off at school. Gokey doesn't hear from the man that much, and he almost declined the call. But he didn't.


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