Danny Gokey debuts No.1on Billboard’s Top Christian/Gospel Albums Chart

Danny Gokey debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Top Christian/Gospel Albums Chart with  RISE . The album is also #9 on the Top Current Albums Chart and #32 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart. RISE follows his latest studio album Hope In Front Of Me which also debuted at #1 and crossed 50 million cumulative U.S. streams today. The title track has already hit #1 on multiple radio charts and continues to increase in both spins and audience.

Watch the “Rise” music video here.

Danny Gokey will be joining Casting Crowns on The Very Next Thing Tour in 40+ major market venues across the country. Visit Danny Gokey’s website for ticket information and a complete list of tour dates.

Danny Gokey album is No. 1

A favorite of millions of fans as a Top 3 finalist on Season Eight of American Idol, Gokey’s first album, My Best Days debuted at #4 on the Billboard Top 200 album chart. He has celebrated a series of #1s including his latest full album release, his first award-winning holiday album, Christmas Is Here, as well as singles including “Hope In Front of Me” and “Tell Your Heart to Beat Again.” He is also the founder of Sophia’s Heart, an organization established in honor of his late wife that provides hope and help to homeless families in crisis. It also has a thriving inner city Music & Arts program in Gokey’s hometown of Milwaukee. For more official news and information go to

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