DANNY GOKEY PARTNERS WITH BON-TON FAMILY OF DEPARTMENT STORES TO FEATURE HIS VERSION OF “SANTA CLAUS IS COMIN’ TO TOWN” IN LAUNCH OF THEIR HOLIDAY CAMPAIGN
A portion of the proceeds from Gokey’s Christmas album to benefit Sophia’s Heart
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (December 7, 2016) – The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. announced the launch of a partnership with American Idol alum and BMG recording artist Danny Gokey. Gokey’s exclusive recording of the classic “Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town” serves as the Bon-Ton Stores’ signature song for the 2016 holiday television campaign. The song will also be a bonus track on Gokey’s award winning holiday CD Christmas is Here which debuted at #1 on the Billboard Holiday Album chart last year. The CD with bonus track is available exclusively at Bon-Ton Stores. For every CD purchased, one dollar of the proceeds will benefit Sophia’s Heart, a non-profit organization which Gokey founded in honor of his late wife to serve at-risk children and families. The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. aims to raise $10,000 for the non-profit in December.
“The holidays are a time to celebrate families” said Gokey. “It brings me a lot of joy to combine my passion for music with that special holiday spirit and share it with others. This is also the season of giving and I’m grateful to the Bon-Ton Stores for helping Sophia’s Heart change lives and restore hope for hundreds of kids and families.”
Gokey’s CD will be available at most stores and online for $11.98 December 1 through December 24. To learn more visit bonton.com/gokey starting December 1. Gokey is gearing up for the January release of his latest album RISE.
About The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc., with corporate headquarters in York, Pennsylvania and Milwaukee, Wisconsin, operates 267 stores, which includes 9 furniture galleries and five clearance centers, in 26 states in the Northeast, Midwest and upper Great Plains under the Bon-Ton, Bergner’s, Boston Store, Carson’s, Elder-Beerman, Herberger’s and Younkers nameplates. The stores offer a broad assortment of national and private brand fashion apparel and accessories for women, men and children, as well as cosmetics and home furnishings. The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. is an active and positive participant in the communities it serves.
About Danny Gokey: BMG recording artist Danny Gokey became a favorite of millions of fans as a Top 3 finalist on Season Eight of American Idol. His first album, My Best Days debuted at #4 on the Billboard Top 200 album chart. Following, Danny has celebrated a series of #1s including his latest full album release, his first Award-winning holiday album, Christmas Is Here, as well as singles including “Hope In Front of Me” and “Tell Your Heart to Beat Again.” He is also the founder of Sophia’s Heart, an organization established in honor of his late wife that provides hope and help to homeless families in crisis. It also has a thriving inner city Music & Arts program in Danny’s hometown of Milwaukee.For more official news and information go to www.dannygokey.com.