Danny Gokey At Grand Ole Opry Country Music Show - Nashville
American Idol finalist Danny Gokey was born in April of 1980 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He began singing with his family at his church, and, later became the worship director for several years. In his country/country-pop music, he mixes in some blue-eyed soul sounds and has stated that his faith is “the key to who I am.” In 2008, he auditioned for the eighth season of American Idol and made it to the Top 3. After the show, he toured with his fellow idols and began working on his foundation, Sophia’s Heart, to help disadvantaged children. In 2009, he signed with 19 Recordings/RCA Nashville.