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Danny Gokey Finds His Voice With New Album, 'Rise'

Danny Gokey had to figure out who he was as a musician.

The singer (and now songwriter) who first appeared on "American Idol" signed a country record deal after the show, but had no idea what he wanted to say or who he wanted to be. He let the professionals tell him what to do. He's not bitter about that, it just led to an album that wasn't authentic to who he was.

I sat down with Danny to talk about his new album, Rise, which is the end of his journey to find his voice. His voice, which was born in church, has come to light largely through songwriting. The singer co-wrote 10 of the project's 12 tracks and focused on one message: hope. Some might call this album of faith, but Danny acknowledges that hope is the universal message that everyone can relate to.

Hear Rise:

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During a night that CMT was supposed to celebrate the individual accomplishment of five artists that had big-time, celebration worthy years, they opted for low-key spot moments and instead, turned the attention to fans across the country who are suffering. Namely, Las Vegas shooting victims and the tragic events that took place during the Route 91 Harvest Festival.

As Jason Aldean was set to be honored, Luke Bryan took the stage to not only talk about Aldean's successful singles, albums and tours, but the fact that he was the one on stage in Las Vegas that night. And he's the one who has decided to endure and fight on.

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Urban was being honored as one of the 2017 CMT Artists of the Year and of course, Kidman was right by his side supporting her "amazing, supportive, gorgeous husband who [she] loves more than anything in the world."

Just look at this photo.

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The show was moving along smoothly until suddenly there was a glitch. While Perry was flying high above the crowd on an oversized replica of the planet Saturn, singing "Thinking of You," the flying prop was supposed to drop her down to the stage. Only this time, she wasn't descending. The planet malfunctioned and left Katy hanging in mid-air for a brief moment.

The 32-year-old handled the mishap like the pro she is, talking and joking with the crowd. "I'm really stuck. This is the first time I've been stuck in space", Katy said as she lingered in the air. "I could be stuck here forever. What should I do, should I tell some jokes, should I tell some stories, should I just sing another song."

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Anna Faris Says She and Chris Pratt Truly Love and Adore Each Other

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After 8 years of marriage and one child together, Pratt and Faris announced their separation in August via social media, sharing, "Anna and I are sad to announce we are legally separating. We tried hard for a long time, and we're really disappointed. Our son has two parents who love him very much and for his sake we want to keep this situation as private as possible moving forward. We still have love for each other, will always cherish our time together and continue to have the deepest respect for one another."

Since then, the two have only spoken highly of the other and Faris has taken it to the next level during a recent interview with People.

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Ellen Challenges Actress Laura Dern To A High Intensity Game of "5 Second Rule"

When Laura Dern visited the set of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" to talk about her role in "The Last Jedi" and her recent Elle cover, things became serious as Laura opened up about her own experience with sexual assault and harassment in Hollywood—following the Harvey Weinstein Scandal.

But true to form, Ellen got back to her comedic roots by challenging her friend to a nerve-racking game of "5 Second Rule."

"I'm so frightened," Laura shared.

Here's how it's played. Ellen's musical director, Twitch, reads a category and contestants have five seconds to name three items in that category. They must complete their turn by hitting the buzzer under the time limit.

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