The Unofficial Danny Gokey FanSite

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Watch Our Interview with David Cook

Posted: 29 Apr 2011 09:32 PM PDT

Last week, Season 7 American Idol David Cook performed “The Last Goodbye,” the first single off his upcoming album, This Loud Morning, on the Top 7 results show. During his trip back to American Idol’s stage, we caught up with the rocker. Watch this exclusive interview as he talks about This Loud Morning and what it means to him.

Today, David Cook announced the tracks on his album and the exclusive new Fan Edition, which includes the This Loud Morning Deluxe CD/DVD along, with an exclusive EP featuring never-before-heard acoustic performances of several songs from This Loud Morning! And just like with every album pre-order made on David’s official store, you’ll get an instant download of David’s new single, “The Last Goodbye” and his critically acclaimed cover of the American Idol Season 10 farewell song, Simple Mind’s “Don’t You (Forget About Me).” Plus, as a special thanks to his tremendous fans, David’s going to include the names of those who pre-order the Fan Edition, Fan Pack or Ultimate Fan Pack in the packaging of the Acoustic EP!

The track listing for This Loud Morning is:
1. Circadian
2. Right Here, with You
3. We Believe
4. Fade Into Me
5. Hard to Believe
6. Take Me As I Am
7. Time Marches On
8. The Last Goodbye
9. Paper Heart
10. 4 Letter Word
11. Goodbye to The Girl
12. Rapid Eye Movement

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Steven Tyler’s Autobiography

Posted: 29 Apr 2011 09:32 PM PDT

The quintessential rock megastar, Aerosmith front man and lead singer Steven Tyler has written his long awaited autobiography. DOES THE NOISE IN MY HEAD BOTHER YOU? offers an in-depth look into the rock and style icon’s legendary life and career.

Daniel Halpern, Publisher for Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, bought world rights in conjunction with Harper UK from Queen Literary Agency, New York. And now, the never-before-told, no-holds-barred memoir, DOES THE NOISE IN MY HEAD BOTHER YOU?, written with David Dalton, will be published on May 3, 2011 around the world in English.

Widely known as ‘America’s Greatest Rock and Roll Band’, Aerosmith is the bestselling American hard rock band of all time. Steven Tyler, a household name around the world, is famed for his distinctive vocals, hit songs and videos, on-stage acrobatics, his bright, colorful outfits with his trademark scarves hanging from his microphone stand, and his widely reported spells in rehab for drug and alcohol addiction. Aerosmith members have begun writing the next album expected for release in 2011 and the band will tour Japan and South America later in the year. Dates and information to follow soon.

Tyler has reached new levels of popularity as a judge on American Idol’s current Season 10. Loved for his irreverent attitude and reliably hilarious comments, he was recently called a “genius” by The New York Times.

With twenty-one Billboard Top 40 hits, Aerosmith has sold a staggering 66 million albums in the U.S. and 150 million albums worldwide. They hold the record for the most gold and multi-platinum albums by an American group. Hits include Walk this Way, Dude (… read more
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Top 6 Results and Top 5 Details

Posted: 29 Apr 2011 09:32 PM PDT

Lauren Alaina, James Durbin, Jacob Lusk, Scotty McCreery, and Haley Reinhart are this season’s American Idol Top 5 finalists after Casey Abrams was eliminated on tonight’s show. On Wednesday’s performance show, the Top 6 performed the songs of legendary singer/songwriter Carole King, and Abrams, 20, from Wilmette, IL, sang “Hi De Ho.” Thursday night’s episode also featured performances by Season 9 Idol finalist Crystal Bowersox and Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter/producer Bruno Mars.

On Wednesday, May 4 at 8/7c, the Top 5 finalists – Lauren Alaina, James Durbin, Jacob Lusk, Scotty McCreery, and Haley Reinhart – return to the Idol stage to perform songs from “now and then” – one current song and … read more
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Artwork for Steven Tyler’s Single

Posted: 29 Apr 2011 09:32 PM PDT

American Idol Season 10 judge Steven Tyler shared the artwork for his upcoming single, “(It) Feels So Good.” The song will premiere on Ryan Seacrest‘s morning radio show on Monday, May 9, and the song will be available for download on iTunes on Tuesday, May 10.

View the artwork for “(It) Feels So Good.”

Before he releases his single, Steven Tyler will release his autobiography, DOES THE NOISE IN MY HEAD BOTHER YOU?, on Tuesday, May 3.

Steven Tyler is hard to miss these days! He’s a beloved judge on American Idol every Wednesday and Thursday on FOX, and this week he graces the cover of two magazines: Rolling Stone and PEOPLE.

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Happy Birthday to Season 4′s Nikko and Scott!

Posted: 29 Apr 2011 09:32 PM PDT

This week, two Season 4 finalists celebrate their birthdays: Nikko Smith and Scott Savol.

Ninth place finalist Nikko Smith turned 29 years old on April 28th. The “Comeback Kid” had a rollercoaster ride on Idol’s fourth season when he was originally voted off during the semi-finals round. After contestant Mario Vasquez left the competition, Nikko was invited back and made it to ninth place. As a result of being in the Top 10 Idols, he spent the summer on tour with his fellow finalists. About two years ago, Nikko released an album entitled Revolution. Currently, Nikko has a single out called “Speakaz Blow.” The son of Baseball Hall of Famer Ozzie Smith, Nikko has performed The Star-Spangled Banner numerous times, including at Game 4 of the 2006 World Series.

Scott Savol turns 35 on Saturday, April 30th. “Scotty the Body” made it all the way to the Top 5 of Season 4. The soulful singer found success on American Idol with songs by Luther Vandross, The Temptations, Brian McKnight, and more. Since appearing on Idol, Scott performed in Season 9 semi-finalist Todrick Hall‘s Oz, The Musical. Fellow Season 4 finalists Mikalah Gordon and Vonzell Solomon, as well as Season 2′s Rickey Smith, performed alongside Scott. Then, in 2008, Scott joined Idol finalists <a … read more
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Friday, April 29, 2011 0 comments

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Happy Birthday, Allison Iraheta!

Posted: 28 Apr 2011 02:31 PM PDT

Allison Iraheta, Season 8′s top girl, turns 19 today! When we first met Allison she was just 16 years old, and she’s grown so much as an artist and as a person since her time on American Idol.

After coming in fourth place during Season 8, Allison was signed by Jive Records and 19 Recordings and then recorded her album as she toured across the nation on the American Idols LIVE! 2009 Tour. On December 1, 2009, the redheaded rocker released her debut album, Just Like You, which debuted at #35 on the Billboard 200 album chart and #14 on the Billboard Digital Albums Chart. Allison hit the road with her American Idol best bud Adam Lambert, as well as Orianthi, on Adam’s “Glam Nation Tour.” At the end of 2010, Allison beat out 64 competitors and landed in the Top 2 of Entertainment Weekly‘s “Most Under-Appreciated Entertainer of 2010″ poll.

Happy Birthday, Allison!

Allison rocked out with Orianthi on So You Think You Can Dance this summer. View our photo gallery.

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Enter the Idol Tour Sweepstakes

Posted: 28 Apr 2011 02:31 PM PDT

Enter the American Idols LIVE! Tour Sweepstakes for a chance to win one pair of tickets to see the Season 10 Idols perform LIVE in your city!

You have from now until May 6, 2011 to enter the sweepstakes. Of course, you can’t win unless you enter…so click here and get started!

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Wednesday Voting Numbers

Posted: 28 Apr 2011 02:31 PM PDT

Here are the ways you can vote for your favorite contestant tonight, April 27th.

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1 866 IDOLS 02 Text “VOTE” To 5702
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American Idols LIVE! 2011 Tour Info

Posted: 28 Apr 2011 02:31 PM PDT

AMERICAN IDOL will heat up arenas across North America, when AMERICAN IDOLS LIVE! returns for another summer jaunt, showcasing performances by this season’s top 11. The tour commences in West Valley City, UT at the Maverik Center on Wednesday July 6th and wraps up Saturday September 10th in Rochester, NY at the Blue Cross Arena. Tickets will be available for purchase Friday, May 13th at 10am via,, and

AMERICAN IDOLS LIVE! 2011 lineup promises to be the most memorable yet given the diverse and daring talent on the roster, and it’s hitting markets all across North America with 45 dates confirmed. The Top 11 comprising the tour-Casey Abrams, Naima Adedapo, Lauren Alaina, James Durbin, Stefano Langone, Jacob Lusk, Scotty McCreery, Paul McDonald, Thia Megia, Haley Reinhart, and Pia Toscano-are primed and pumped to give fans a night of unique and … read more
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Carole King Songs Compilation Album, Includes Duets

Posted: 28 Apr 2011 02:31 PM PDT

The “American Idol Top 6 Season 10” album compilation, featuring the full length Carole King songs performed by individual contestants, as well as the duets, from Wednesday night’s show are now on sale once again exclusively on the iTunes Store. Individual songs will also be available for sale.

The songs released on iTunes are studio versions recorded by the Idols under the guidance of Jimmy Iovine‘s team, including some of the hottest producers in the business, such as Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins, Don Was, “Tricky” Stewart, Rock Mafia, Jim Jonsin, Ron Fair, and Dallas Austin. The 9 individual tracks and compilation album are released on the 19 Recordings/Interscope label. The compilation album will sell for $6.99.

Track listing for the “American Idol Top 6 Season 10″ album compilation is:
Casey Abrams – “Hi De Ho” produced by Don Was
Haley Reinhart – “Beautiful” produced by Tricky
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The Unofficial Danny Gokey FanSite

Wednesday, April 27, 2011 0 comments

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Justin Guarini Welcomes Baby Boy

Posted: 27 Apr 2011 07:31 AM PDT

American Idol’s first runner-up, Justin Guarini, is a new dad! Justin and his wife, Reina Capodici, welcomed a son named William Neko Bell Guarini today, April 26, at 6:26 AM. William weighed in at 7 lbs., 2oz. and he joins big sister Lola, Reina’s 5-year-old daughter from a prior relationship.

Justin, who just wrapped his role as “Will” in Broadway’s American Idiot on Sunday evening, told PEOPLE, “Quite a polite fellow for waiting until late Monday, early Tuesday to make his entrance. With a full head of curly brown hair, wide open and alert eyes he came charging into the world.”

Congratulations, Guarini Family!

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Tuesday, April 26, 2011 0 comments

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Happy Birthday, Kelly Clarkson!

Posted: 26 Apr 2011 12:31 AM PDT

The very first American Idol, Kelly Clarkson, turned 29 on Sunday, April 24. Since winning Season 1, Kelly has released four albums which have sold over 20 million copies. She has received five Grammy nominations, and won two Grammy Awards in 2006.

Currently, Kelly has a hit on the charts with “Don’t You Wanna Stay”-a duet with Jason Aldean. The single became Kelly’s 57th Billboard chart-topper, but it was her first number one on Billboard’s Country charts. Kelly and Jason performed the duet on the American Idol stage during the Top 8 results show. The Idol took to her Facebook to say, “I had such a great time on Idol last night. I had fun singing with Jason and I love that every time I go back to Idol the set is even bigger!” View photos of the performance.

Kelly holds the record for the American Idol with the most number ones on the Billboard charts at 59! At the end of 2009, Kelly was nominated for Artist of the Decade by Rolling Stone. Kelly has plans to release her fifth studio album this September.

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Happy Birthday, Danny Gokey!

Posted: 26 Apr 2011 12:31 AM PDT

Season 8′s third place finalist, Danny Gokey, turned 31 on Easter this year (Sunday, April 24). Danny has come a long way since being a 28-year-old on American Idol.

On March 2, 2010, Danny released his debut album, My Best Days. The record was so successful that he achieved the highest first-week album sales by a debut country male in 18 years! Two days after his album debuted, Danny performed “My Best Days Are Ahead Of Me” on the Top 20 American Idol results show. View photos of his performance. Last winter, Danny released “Tennessee Christmas” and he was nominated for Artist of the Year: Breakthrough Artist at FOX’s inaugural American Country Awards.

This summer, Danny will join award-winning, multi-platinum artist Taylor Swift in the eastern U.S. and Canada leg of her world tour! Get dates and locations. The 2nd Annual Danny Gokey Cruise to benefit his Sophia’s Heart charity has been scheduled for February 2-6, 2012 from Florida to Mexico. This year’s event raised more than $25,000 for Sophia’s Heart!

Happy Birthday, Danny!

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Idol Round-Up

Posted: 26 Apr 2011 12:31 AM PDT

American Idol alumni are all over the music charts, performance schedules, and news this week. Take a look at some of the news of note.

On the Charts
American Idol Kelly Clarkson‘s “Don’t You Wanna Stay” with Jason Aldean is gaining airplay on USA TODAY’s AC and Hot AC formats. This week, the song is #35 on the AC chart and #39 on the Hot AC top 40 chart. Kelly celebrated her 29th birthday yesterday, and she performed the hit song on Idol with Jason during the Top 8 results show. View photos.

Idol Fantasia‘s “Collard Greens & Cornbread” entered the Urban AC top 40 at #30. She performed the single on a recent Season 10 results show. See pictures of her performance.

Season 5′s Mandisa has a hit with “Stronger.” The song moved up a slot on the Christian AC chart, now sitting at #2; she’s also at #13 on the Idol airplay chart. Recently, Mandisa visited “Extra’s” Mario Lopez at The Grove to talk about her new album, What If We Were Real. The interview and a performance of the title track of the album aired Thursday, April 7, 2011.

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