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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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  • Danny Gokey Day in Milwaukee, WI

    Danny Gokey Day in Milwaukee, WI
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  • Top 9 perform Top iTunes download!

    This week, the contestants got the choice of ANY song! Here's the catch... the song had to be a popular iTunes download. Overall, the performances weren't too grand. The standouts came closer to the end of the night. Here's a rundown... First up was...
  • Down to the Top 8!

    At the top of the show, we get a sneak peek into a typical idol week.  And we see the contestants sense of humor come out... Then Ryan separates the contestants into groups of three. He tricks us into thinking one of these groups is THE bottom three! ...
  • American Idol "Motown" week!!!

    This week on American Idol the contestants were bringing the music of Motown!  Motown Records is a record label originally based in Detroit, Michigan.  Founded by Berry Gordy, Jr. - the company was incorporated as Motown Record Corporation on April 14,...
  • Top 8 RESULTS!

    After 34 million votes, Scott MacIntyre was sent home.  The bottom three came down to Lil, Anoop, and Scott.  In the end, Scott came up 30,000 votes shy, losing the battle of the bottom two to Anoop Desai of North Carolina.   Check out Scott's final...
  • The Top 7 Idol Contestants!

    In an unbelievable twist of fate, Matt Giraud was saved!!!  He was the lucky contestant to receive the Judges Save!  So here's a recap from that exciting moment... And here are your Top 7 contestants, but TWO will be going home next week!   Allison...
  • Idol names the Top 5!

    As I suspected, Lil and Anoop headed home.  I think the next to go might be Matt, but we'll see.  I was very surprised to see Allison in the bottom three this week.  Hopefully her fans will help her out next week!   Lil Rounds performed "I'm Every Women"...
  • Top 4 American Idol Contestants!

    It was the shock of the season... Matt Giraud and ADAM LAMBERT in the bottom two!!! Adam has been named to win by so many people, but this week he was in the bottom two!   Take a look... And here are the four remaining contestants... Kris Allen -...
  • Steve and Johnnie Show Schedule May 11th

    Another week when we may have some late starts because of Blackhawks playoff games.  But, as we've said before, HEY, THE BLACKHAWKS ARE IN THE PLAYOFFS!!!!!!!!! Also, another reminder that, in addition to this blog, you can find us on  Twitter, on...