NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 20, 2014) BMG recording artist Danny Gokey embarks on his HOPE IN FRONT OF ME promotional tour in support of his June 23 album release with national television appearances, radio visits, and live performances. Danny launched his new album during an intimate showcase at BMG in New York City followed by visits at Sirius XM and appearances with Fox Entertainment News and Good Day New York.
Danny performs at the BMI Awards.
Following his New York City stop, Danny appeared on TBN’s Praise the Lord, shared new music during Saddleback Church’s Father’s Day services, performed his single “Hope in Front of Me” and “More Than You Think I Am” at BMI’s 2014 Christian Music Awards, was the music guest on Daystar TV’s Marcus and Joni and was a featured guest on Daystar TV’s Joni Talk Table.
Danny’s album HOPE IN FRONT OF ME is available now for pre-order on iTunes, Amazon, and DannyGokey.com. A download of his chart-climbing top 20 Christian AC single “Hope In Front of Me” and “Love Will Take You Places” are available instantly with a pre-order of the album exclusively on iTunes. HOPE IN FRONT OF ME arrives everywhere on June 23.
Described by Gokey as “songs of hope and entertainment,” HOPE IN FRONT OF ME sees him joining forces with some of today’s most honored songwriters and producers, including award-winning “Producer of the Year” Bernie Herms (Natalie Grant, Casting Crowns, Barbra Streisand, Andrea Bocelli), multiple GRAMMY® Award-winner Keith Thomas (Amy Grant, Blake Shelton, Chris Mann, BeBe & CeCe Winans, Heather Headley), and Josh Crosby (Cher, Owl City, Mat Kearney). Resonant with hard-earned soulfulness and redemptive compassion, the album confirms Danny Gokey as a groundbreaking artist with a rare gift for deep connection with audiences everywhere.
ABOUT DANNY GOKEY:
A top 3 finalist on the eighth smash season of Fox’s American Idol, Danny Gokey soon entered the record books as the first-ever male American Idol contestant to sign with a major country label. An acclaimed singer and author, Gokey made an indelible first impression with 2010′s record-breaking debut album, “MY BEST DAYS” with a top 4 entrance on Billboard’s “Top 100 Albums” chart – the best opening week for a debut album from a male country artist in almost two decades. He received an array of honors, including his home state’s WAMI (Wisconsin Area Music Industry) Award for “Male Vocalist of the Year” as well as an American Country Awards nomination as “New/Breakthrough Artist of the Year.” Gokey is also active on an array of other fronts, including his role as founder of Sophia’s Heart. Named in honor of his late wife, the organization’s goals are to provide hope and help to homeless families, provide scholarships to deserving students, and operate a thriving inner-city music and arts program. Opened in late 2011, the 77,000 square foot Sophia’s Heart facility in Nashville has helped rescue over 60 families from life on the street. For details, please see www.sophiasheart.org.
Photo: Left to right: Richard Blackstone (BMG), Mitchell Solarek (Maximum Artist Agency), Danny Gokey, Jason Hradil (BMG), Kos Weaver (BMG)