American Idol season eight finalist and Milwaukee native Danny Gokey and his wife, Leyicet welcomed their first child, son Daniel Emanuel Gokey on Sunday, January 20. According to People, the baby was 8 pounds and 11 ounces and arrived at 9:52 pm. Gokey said, "Leyicet and I are overjoyed to welcome the new member of our family. I'm ecstatic to be a first time dad and to have a new little buddy to hang out with. Thankfully, because of what I do, it will also allow me the flexibility to spend a lot of quality time with him. I have so many exciting projects ahead this year but a brand new baby is an amazing way to get the new year started. We feel really blessed!" Congratulations Danny!