Danny Gokey

Three-time Grammy Nominee, three-time KLOVE Male Vocalist of the Year, Dove Award winner & eight-time Dove Award Nominee, Danny Gokey, became a favorite of millions of fans as a Top 3 finalist on Season Eight of American Idol. Born in Milwaukee, WI, he’s one of six siblings and grew up in a household where music was a part of life. Few people understand the power of music to feed the soul better than Danny Gokey. His young life was a rollercoaster ride and music was his constant companion. It sustained him following the death of his first wife, Sophia, and it propelled him up the charts after the world discovered his talent on American Idol. 

Danny is the founder of Better Than I Found It, formerly known as Sophia’s Heart, a nonprofit organization established to support & encourage organizations who are committed to making a difference in their world or community to go to the next level for exponential impact.