He had a great voice, a great (albeit tragic) personal story and a great run on American Idol.

But Danny Gokey did not have what it takes to make the finals, as the singer was eliminated last night after solid, but unspectacular, renditions on Monday's performance show.

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Welcome, celebrity gossip and news readers, to The Hollywood Gossip's Caption Contest - the 81st edition of our weekly, Friday afternoon tradition!

When a hot pair of American Idol hopefuls, Allison Iraheta and Danny Gokey, react to a startling piece of news, funny captions abound. But none better and more timely than the one sent in by omg. Check out the winning entry below!

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Back in March, the American Idol spoilers on the street were that the fix was in and the show's producers were doing what they could to ensure Danny Gokey and Alexis Grace as the top two, with Lil Rounds and Adam Lambert right behind them.

But with Rounds ousted last week and Grace not even making the top 10, that isn't happening. Guess you can't believe every spoiler you read.

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It's an American Idol tradition, on par with receiving criticism from Simon Cowell and smiling through Paula Abdul's jibberish.

Each year, the show's finalists attend BritWeek, an event created by producer Nigel Lythgoe. The event celebrates the link between Great Britain and the Los Angeles area.

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Is American Idol already a two-man race?

Last season, it wasn't too far into the finals when it became clear that David Cook and David Archuleta would be the pair to beat.

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You've heard them sing in front of a national audience.

Now, let's see what the first three finalists on this season of American Idol - Danny Gokey, Alexis Grace and Michael Sarver - have to say about their experience so far. Each spoke to reporters this week about life on the show...

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Danny Gokey Biography

The Gokester Danny Gokey moved on to Hollywood after his audition in Kansas City, Missouri. He was then approved for a spot in the show's semifinals... More »
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Danny Gokey

Danny Gokey Quotes

When there's hope on the horizon, you're ready to live again. I'm still healing, but I feel like this process is bringing healing to my life.

Danny Gokey

I get my strength from my faith in God. My goal is to be a Christian who does mainstream music. I want my music to reach out to the multitudes. I want to bring entertainment, but I want to bring encouragement and hope at the same time.

Danny Gokey