Danny Gokey Partners With GMA For 'Danny Gokey Getaway Contest'

Danny Gokey is partnering with the Gospel Music Association (GMA) and Christian radio to launch the ‘Danny Gokey Getaway Contest’ awarding a total of nine grand prize winners with a trip for two to the 45th Dove Awards with Gokey on October 7 in Nashville, Tenn. Fans have two ways to enter either through participating stations or

Each of the eight ‘Danny Gokey Getaway Contest’ participating radio stations is promoting and awarding one grand prize in their individual markets with a variety of methods including social media promotions, “call-in” or “text to” prompts.

Danny Gokey teams up with GMAFor the web promotion, fans log on to and enter their story of hope and then share it with their friends and family to vote for their story for the chance to win one grand prize.

Gokey encourages everyone to share their stories of hope similar to the message behind his chart-climbing single “Hope in Front of Me,” which is currently exploding at radio, from his No. 1 debuting sophomore album Hope in Front of Me.

“Danny Gokey is a man who has encountered God in very personal ways and has managed to craft his pain and his triumphs into this project making for a powerful and enjoyable musical experience,” said Jackie Patillo, president and executive director, Gospel Music Association. “The GMA is happy to partner with Danny in this 45th Dove Award ‘Danny Gokey Getaway Contest’. The Dove Awards is a platform that brings the Christian/Gospel community together to celebrate all the great ways the gospel is being spread through music. It’s the biggest night in Gospel Music!”

Gokey will host a Twitter chat to talk about the Dove Awards grand prize trip and answer fan questions on Wednesday, July 30 at 7:00p.m. CST. #GokeyGetaway

Grand Prize:
2 tickets to the 45th Dove Awards (October 7, 2014)
VIP Meet & Greet with Danny prior to the awards
Round trip (coach) airfare for 2
Hotel accommodations for 2 (1 room) for 2 nights
Ground transportation in Nashville
Meal per diem
*The online contest runs July 28 to August 18. Radio station promotions run throughout the month of August, with the first promotion beginning August 5.

Get inspired to share your stories of hope by watching Danny’s “Hope in Front of Me” music video:

Sarah Hearn
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Sarah Hearn is Editor-in-Chief of, founded in 2011. The site was recently named among Feedspot's Top Gospel and Christian Music Websites.  Sarah is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and the Gospel Music Association.
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