DANNY GOKEY’S NEW ALBUM, JESUS PEOPLE, DEBUTS AT NO. 1 ON THE BILLBOARD TOP CHRISTIAN ALBUMS CHART
NASHVILLE, TENN. (SEPTEMBER 02, 2021) – Three-time GRAMMY® nominee and American Idol alum Danny Gokey celebrates his newest studio album, Jesus People, debuting at No. 1 on the Billboard Top Christian Albums chart. The album also charted at No. 6 on the Billboard Top Current Album Sales chart and No. 9 on the Billboard Current Digital Album Sales chart. This is his fourth career No. 1 album debut.
In addition to the successful street week, the response at radio continues to grow with the album’s single debut, “Stand In Faith,” charting at No. 23 on the Billboard National Christian Airplay Chart. Gokey commemorated his album’s release across the country starting in California for a release show with a live stream event followed by returning to the midwest for successful shows in St. Paul, MN, and a hometown show in Wisconsin. Fans have praised the strong message and musical diversity showcased on the album making it a fan favorite.
Media continue to share the album’s story as an interview with co-writer and peer posted this week on The Matthew West Podcast and Sounds Like Nashville touting the album’s “message of hope for trying times” and his “bold and direct lyrics” on the new project.
Fans can hear the new songs along with Gokey’s hit tracks on his headlining “Stand In Faith Tour” featuring special guest Colton Dixon and produced by Transparent Productions. Go to DannyGokey.com for a complete list of tour dates, and JesusPeople.DannyGokey.com for exclusive merchandise.
ABOUT DANNY GOKEY: Three-time Grammy Nominee, three-time KLOVE Male Vocalist of the Year, Dove Award winner, and eight-time Dove Award Nominee, Danny Gokey became a favorite of millions of fans as a Top 3 finalist on Season Eight of American Idol. Following Idol, Gokey released his debut album, My Best Days, which debuted at No. 4 on the Billboard Top 200 album chart. Since that time, he has celebrated a series of No. 1’s including his follow-up albums Hope In Front of Me, Rise, Haven’t Seen It Yet, and his Award-winning holiday album, Christmas Is Here. Spawning singles like “Hope In Front of Me”, “Tell Your Heart to Beat Again” (RIAA Gold-certified), “Rise,” “The Comeback,” and “Haven’t Seen It Yet” (RIAA Gold- certified), Danny Gokey has cemented his place on the radio charts with multi-week, multi-chart No. 1 runs both in the United States, Canada, and now in Latin America with the releases of his Spanish singles.
Danny Gokey is a native of Milwaukee, WI and currently lives in Nashville, TN with his wife, Leyicet, and their four beautiful children, Daniel, Victoria, Gabriel, and Emanuel. Find out more at DannyGokey.com.