Danny Gokey is thrilled to be bringing The Hope Encounter tour to your city! He’s hitting the road on the heels of his newest album release Haven’t Seen It Yet, and this will be the second leg of his nationwide tour, hitting 26 cities this fall. Grammy-nominated artist Danny Gokey became a favorite of millions of fans as a Top 3 finalist on Season 8 of American Idol. Following Idol, Gokey released his debut album, My Best Days, which debuted at #4 on the Billboard Top 200 album chart. Since that time, Gokey has celebrated a series of No. 1 hits, including his follow-up album release, Hope In Front of Me, his latest full album release, Rise, and his first award-winning holiday album, Christmas Is Here. Spawning singles like “Hope In Front of Me,” “Rise,” “Masterpiece,” “The Comeback,” and his RIAA Gold-certified single “Tell Your Heart to Beat Again,” Danny has cemented his place on the radio charts with multi-week, multi-chart runs both in the United States and in Canada. Danny is the founder of a newly formed non-profit organization, Better Than I Found It, that has a heart to partner with organizations already making a difference in their communities to help them grow into their next level of service to effect even greater change in their areas. Gokey is a native of Milwaukee and currently lives in Nashville with his wife, Leyicet, and their three children.