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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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  • 'American Idol': Danny Gokey makes Grand Ole Opry debut

     
    Friday, Jan. 8 "American Idol" finalist Danny Gokey performed for the first time on the Grand Ole Opry stage. Listen below....
  • "American Idol:" Three Guys

     
    Life's not fair, but someone's gotta go . . . (Becker/Fox) And...my wrap for tomorrow: "Cry Baby"..."Slow Ride"..."Someone to Watch Over Me..."Hot Stuff." Is there any song that this gutsy kid messed up over the last three or four......
  • Top ... 13!? A report from the after-party

    Top ... 13!? A report from the after-party
    The blue carpet was bustling Thursday night outside the West Hollywood night club Area, where the American Idol Season 8 Top 13 were feted. Fresh from the show which took place a hop, skip and a jump away on the CBS lot, Kara, Paula, bikini girl Katrina...
  • The Dreaded Group Round of Hollywood

    Another round in Hollywood has come, and it is the dreaded group round.  Tonight is sure to bring the drama, the fighting, and the crying.  Here are our Idol experts to give you the lowdown on the night. Hi there Idol fans!  The group round is back! ...
  • Kansas City Rocks American Idol!

    Tonight's auditions come to us from Kansa City, home of last years American Idol, David Cook.  If KC can produce talent like David Cook, let's see what else they have!   Ugh....we started out the night with a David Cook "love fest"...or for those of...
  • Let the Drama Begin in Hollywood!

    Welcome to Hollywood week, Idol fans!  It is a time of blood, sweat, and tears, and don't forget the Drama!       This year a change made to Hollywood week was the addition of Idol Boot Camp.  The Idol hopefuls get to meet with vocal coaches,...
  • Hollywood Week for Idol!

    Hollywood week is here for Idol and the biggest issue this year seemed to be song choice. Vocal coaches stressed the importance of choosing the song that was right for them and the kind of artist they want to be. Did all 147 contestants listen? Not so...
  • Top 13 Battle It Out With the King of Pop

    It looks as though Dancer X and Artie have a problem with the number 13, so they won't be joining us tonight.  So you are stuck with just myself and Daphne.       Well, lets get started Jules.  I want to first mention, what is up with the crew...
  • First 12 Idols show their stuff!

    The first round of 12 to perform for the judges. They're singing against the odds for the top male and female spot -plus the third best and the wild card slot. Tonight was the first time America got to vote for contestants.         Yes and...
  • First 3 of the Top 12 Picked

    The first three of the top twelve have been chosen. Alexis Grace, Michael Sarver, and Danny Gokey were picked by America to compete for the 2009 title of American Idol. Here are the Idol experts with their opinions on the results. I liked the song for...
  • Idol's Final Round in Hollywood

    72 contestants left, and that is about 18 too many.  So the final cuts before the top 36 are picked are going down tonight.  There were a few surprises thrown our way, so sit back and relax and listen to what our Idol experts have to say.   Hi there...
  • American Idol Results

    Over 25 million votes were counted and America has chosen Allison Iraheta, Kris Allen, and Adam Lambert to the "American Idol" Top 12. The final group of the 12 semifinalists take the stage on Tuesday, March 3, on FOX.  Three of them will advance...