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Danny Gokey

Danny Gokey
Danny Gokey, a church music director from Milwaukee, is a Top 12 finalist on "American Idol" Season 8. His version of Mariah Carey's "Hero" wowed judges and fans, who picked him to be a semifinalist. Gokey's wife died from a heart condition four weeks before he auditioned in Kansas City. Gokey said on the show that he hopes people can get to know his wife through his performance.

For 'American Idol' news and episode recaps, click here.

To see photos of Danny Gokey, cli...
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Danny Gokey, a church music director from Milwaukee, is a Top 12 finalist on "American Idol" Season 8. His version of Mariah Carey's "Hero" wowed judges and fans, who picked him to be a semifinalist. Gokey's wife died from a heart condition four weeks before he auditioned in Kansas City. Gokey said on the show that he hopes people can get to know his wife through his performance.

For 'American Idol' news and episode recaps, click here.

To see photos of Danny Gokey, click here.
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  • Matt Giraud Talks to FOX 17 in Motown!

    Idol update! The Top 10 idols are actually 8 today; Megan Joy, and Michael Sarver were both too sick to travel, so they stayed back in LA. Meanwhile, the others took a break from rehearsing, and came out for a quick photo op! Matt Giraud said it was...
  • Steve and Johnnie Schedule - August 3rd

    Don't forget to submit your photos for our Monthly Photo Challenge and remember that, in addition to this blog, you can find us on  Twitter, on Facebook and our Yahoo group.  As always, keep in mind that this is just the game plan and any breaking news...
  • "American Idol:" Kris Whooo?

     
    Kris Allen, that's who. Good for him, though I can't honestly say I know that much about him. Can't vouch for this but I think he got 42 seconds of airtime during Hollywood, compared to an hour and a......
  • How the American Idol Top Seven saved Matt Giraud

    How the American Idol Top Seven saved Matt Giraud
    The purpose of a reality TV competition is to win, and in modern American television, it is generally to win by the dirtiest means possible, as viewers of "Survivor" and "The Bachelor" can attest. But on Wednesday night, Idol's seven remaining contestants...
  • Life in the American Idol house

    Life in the American Idol house
    Dinner with the Top 7 in the Red Room continued. As some took a second helping of pizza and others checked their email on laptops, we talked about life - and the afterlife - in the Idol mansion. Being a part of American Idol includes, in addition to the...
  • Meet the real American Idol Top Seven

    Meet  the real American Idol Top Seven
    What the save made clear is how much how important their relationships with each other have become. Idol crew say they have never seen a group get along better than the kids of Season Seven. As dinner continued we talked about their relationships and have...
  • FOX 17 American Idol: Matt Giraud Makes Top 5!

    FOX 17 American Idol:  Matt Giraud Makes Top 5!
    We start the show with a montage/recap of last nights show, and what Randy called one of the most talented casts they've ever had. (I agree-- there have been other amazing contestants, but as a group-- they are really talented). Ryan tells us 45 million...
  • Welcome Home Party for Matt Giraud

    Welcome Home Party for Matt Giraud
    He's coming home! Matt Giraud, the dueling piano player from Kalamazoo made it to the top five on American Idol. Now, he's coming home, and West Michigan is throwing him a huge party! It's this Thursday at Arcadia Creek Festival Place in downtown...
  • FOX 17 American Idol Recap: Matt Gets the Save!

    Leave A Message For Matt -------------------- April 15, 2009 Happy Results Show! Let's hope it's a good one -- meaning our favorites get to stick around. And they're sticking with the Quentin Tarantino theme, opening with what looks like a move...
  • Idol sing top iTunes downloads

    Idol's top 9 performed top downloaded iTunes songs this week.  So the contestants had a wide range of songs to choose from.  So the night should have been filled with great song choices, and amazing performances.  Right?  Well, here are our Idol experts...
  • American Idol Disco Style

    It was Disco night on American Idol, and due to the judges Matt save last week, two people are going home on the Wednesday show.  That means more pressure for the contestants.  Here are our experts with a recap of the night and their thoughts. So,...
  • American Idol: And the Oscar Goes to...

    ~April 14, 2009~ The Top Seven hit the cinemas with Music from the Movies as the theme. Who was worthy of an Oscar? And whose performance should have gone straight to DVD? The new trick to get out on time rots Allison Iraheta started out the show and...