danny gokey 320 'American Idol': Danny Gokey makes Grand Ole Opry debutFriday, Jan. 8 “American Idol” finalist Danny Gokey performed for the first time on the Grand Ole Opry stage. Listen below.

Gokey performed two songs off his not-yet-released first album, “My Best Days are Ahead of Me” and “It’s Only.”

Backstage, Gokey told USA Today, “There are so many great people that have performed on this stage, and,
honestly, I’m the new guy. I’m surprised I was invited.”

What do y’all think? Did Gokey do the Ryman Auditorium proud?

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