Danny Gokey

American Idol Season 8 finalist Danny Gokey is going a little bit country.

The singer, who finished third in the reality competition, has signed a record deal with 19 Records/RCA Nashville, according to USA Today.

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Gokey's deal marks the first time in Idol history that the entire final four contestants on the reality series have been cut record deals.

In June, contracts were announced for winner Kris Allen, runner-up Adam Lambert and fourth-place finisher Allison Iraheta.