American Idol, Danny Gokey, Discusses His Latest Venture

Three-time Grammy nominee and Capitol recording artist Danny Gokey became a favorite of millions of fans as a Top 3 finalist on Season 8 of “American Idol.” Following Idol, Gokey released his debut album, “My Best Days”, which debuted at #4 on the Billboard Top 200 album chart.

Since that time, Danny Gokey has celebrated a series of #1s including his follow-up album releases Hope In Front of Me, Rise, his latest full album release, “Haven’t Seen It Yet”, and his first award-winning holiday album, “Christmas Is Here”.


Spawning hit singles like “Haven’t Seen It Yet’, “Hope In Front of Me,” “Rise,” “Love God, Love People” and his RIAA Gold-certified single “Tell Your Heart to Beat Again,” Danny has cemented his place on the radio charts with multi-week, multi-chart #1 runs both in the United States and in Canada. Danny is the founder of a non-profit organization called, “Better Than I Found It” and lives in Nashville with his wife, Leyicet, and four children.

Convoy of Hope is a faith-based organization with a driving passion to feed the world. With a long history as an early responder in times of natural disasters, Convoy of Hope has been a Four-Star Charity as recognized by Charity Navigator for 17 consecutive years. Convoy of Hope has served more than 130 million people since it was founded in 1994. For more information, please visit

Danny Gokey was thrilled to partner with Convoy of Hope because of the ministry and message they bring to people in need.

Faith Filled Family Magazine is thrilled to present this interview with Danny Gokey as he gives us an inside look at his new song, “New Day” and his partnership with Convoy Of Hope. Danny also shared with us his experiences competing on season 8 of American Idol.

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