American Idol's alum Danny Gokey and his wife and his wife Leyicet Peralta are expecting another baby. This will be their third child, their two other children include 4-year-old Daniel Emmanuel and 2-year-old Victoria Isabella.
"I refuse to miss out on my children's lives," the "My Best Days Are Ahead of Me" singer says. "I think we need to invest in the right things and they'll take care of themselves." He also shares that one of his most important messages of fatherhood is to "instill them with the education and the knowledge of the things that I've learned to make their life better."
On January 13, 2017, Gokey releases his new album Rise through BMG Rights Management. His second full-length album of original material in the Contemporary Christian genre, Rise serves as the follow-up to Gokey's number-one album, Hope in Front of Me (2014). The album's title track was released in August 2016 as the record's lead single.
The title track, "Rise", was released to digital retailers on August 11, 2016. It officially impacted Christian radio on September 2, 2016. The song has reached a peak position of 10 on the Billboard Christian Songs chart.