Danny Gokey, made a quick stop in New York City to premiere his new single, "The Comeback," on Harry, the national talk show hosted by Grammy Award® winner, Harry Connick, Jr. Gokey performed the song-the second radio release from his top-selling album, RISE (January 13, BMG)-backed by Connick's internationally-acclaimed band. The episode airs on Monday, April 3. (Check local listings.)
"I loved getting to meet a music icon like Harry Connick, Jr.," says Gokey. "It was such an honor to perform the song for the first time nationally with Harry's amazing band. It was so gracious of him to offer that option. What a fun experience all the way around!"
"The Comeback" follows in the footsteps of the album title track which held the No. 1 spot on Billboard's Christian Airplay and Christian Adult Contemporary charts for multiple weeks. "Rise" also spent two weeks at No. 1 in Canada and was recently released to radio in Germany. "The Comeback" will be going for adds at radio in the United States on April 28 and will release in May in the United Kingdom.
"I am extremely proud of this record and excited to share 'The Comeback' with the fans," Gokey shares. "I'm incredibly thankful and blessed by all of the support and enthusiasm surrounding this whole project."
RISE has captured the attention of national media outlets, including Billboard, People, Fox News, CCM Magazine and more. Gokey is currently on a 41-city tour with the multi-platinum selling band, Casting Crowns. Tour dates and details are available at www.dannygokey.com
About Danny Gokey:
BMG recording artist Danny Gokey became a favorite of millions of fans as a Top 3 finalist on Season Eight of American Idol. He has released four studio albums, including My Best Days, Hope in Front of Me and Christmas Is Here. His latest album, RISE, debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top Christian/Gospel Albums Chart, #9 on the Top Current Albums Chart and #32 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart. Gokey 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 Danny's hometown of Milwaukee. For more official news and information go to www.dannygokey.com.