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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:" Megan

     
    Megan, Megan, Megan! It was about time, time, time! Go to Newsday's terrific "American Idol" blog for more, more, more. Meanwhile, here's my wrap in tomorrow's Newsday. Thanks as always for reading... Our "Idol" April Fool? Sorry, Megan, it......
  • 'American Idol': Top 7 revealed

     
    On tonight's American Idol, we'll learn who the Top 7 are -- and whether the show is going to apologize to Adam Lambert for officially being over before he even got to perform. (I'm playing a little catch-up after celebrating......
  • "American Idol:" Scott

     
    (Pix: by Michael Becker, Fox) And....my wrap in tomorrow's paper...should you care.. "Amazing guy, but sometimes...amazing isn't good enough. Scott MacIntyre was sent home last night.And then, there were seven. Why send Scott home? Well...who else are you...
  • 'American Idol': It's results time

     
    Who's going home tonight? You all had a lot of predictions based on last night's episode, but the general consensus was that it will be Lil. After a whole lotta filler, we shall see for sure.Starting with the weekly Ford......
  • 'American Idol': Top 7 perform songs from the movies

     
    Tonight's theme on American Idol is songs from the movies, which explains why Quentin Tarantino is there. He's apparently a superfan, and he even gets to join the Top 7 on stage for the uber-dramatic intro today.Before the singing, Simon......
  • 'American Idol': It's disco week

     
    Uh, for some reason WBFF is showing King of Queens instead of American Idol. That's kind of weird, no?Thankfully, I'm in Howard County, so five minutes in, I flip over to the D.C. affiliate just in time to see host......
  • 'American Idol': Top 5 take on the Rat Pack

     
    The surprise mentor for this week's American Idol -- with the Rat Pack theme -- is Jamie Foxx. He talks to the Top 5 about how the singers of that era were communicating a lifestyle, not just a song.Kris Allen......
  • Kris Allen No. 2 most popular 'Idol' on iTunes

     
    Apparently, there was some sort of glitch with iTunes the other day, and the sales numbers for the American Idol contestants' tracks were made public for a short time. And apparently it came as a big shock to a lot......
  • 'American Idol' results: Top 4 revealed

     
    Ryan Seacrest introduces tonight's American Idol results show with the news that more than 47 million votes were cast last night. So he has the results! Of course, we won't learn them for a while.Simon Cowell says after watching last......
  • 'American Idol' results: Top 7 become Top 5

     
    So who will be the two casualties of disco week on this week's American Idol? We'll see in about an hour.Host Ryan Seacrest says that more than 45 million votes were cast this week, the most this season. Sounds like......
  • 'American Idol' results: Top 3 revealed

     
    Who's going to the semifinal after rock night on American Idol? We shall see.Host Ryan Seacrest says 64 million votes were cast, more than any other non-final week.In non-results news, No Doubt, Daughtry and Paula Abdul are all performing this......