Tag Archives: Danny Gokey

JGM Music Hour – Episode 133

Episode 133 Playlist: Moving forward – Ken Heath and the True Disciples I’ll do it for you – Fantastic Bibletones The selfie song – Jada Redmond I’ve got that fiya – Sanctified Soul What a beautiful name – The Recording Collective Strong name – Darius Paulk You deserve my praise – M’Renee Freedom – Quamid feat. Christina Prophet Shorter Haven’t seen it yet – Danny Gokey I need you – Jermane C. Milton Strength – Brieaunna Ling Love never fails – William Murphy Reach – DOE

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Danny Gokey: A Career that God Built

By Bob Marovich Twenty-seven-year-old Sophia Martinez Gokey was a big fan of American Idol. She taped the program so her husband Danny Gokey, also an enthusiast of the singing competition, could watch it after he returned home from work. Sophia eventually encouraged Danny to audition for the show and, in his final year of age eligibility for the program, Danny decided to go for it. But on July 9, 2008, four weeks before the American Idol audition was to take place in Kansas City, Sophia passed away. “It was tragic. It was heartbreaking,” Danny told the Journal of Gospel Music. ...

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JGM Pick of the Week: March 11, 2019

“Haven’t Seen It Yet” Danny Gokey Sparrow / Capitol Christian Music Group (release date: January 11, 2019) www.dannygokeymusic.com By Bob Marovich After a two-year hiatus, American Idol finalist and CCM star Danny Gokey is back with a new single, “Haven’t Seen It Yet.” The single evokes in melody and arrangement the pop hits of Sam Smith and Ed Sheeran, while the lyrics about the force of faith have the kind of dance-ready beat that propelled Jamie Grace’s equally motivational 2014 single, “Do Life Big.” Gokey’s album of the same title is scheduled for release in April.

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