David Dunn (musician)

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David Dunn
David Dunn
David Dunn 2016 Press Photo
Background information
Birth nameDavid Timothy Dunn
Born (1984-05-25) May 25, 1984 (age 34)
Midland, Texas
GenresCCM, worship
Years active2009-Present

David Timothy Dunn (born May 25, 1984) is an American musician.[1] A singer-songwriter, he appeared on season two of NBC's The Voice. Dunn is a contemporary Christian artist. He is signed to BEC Recordings.[2]

Early life[edit]

David Timothy Dunn was born on May 25, 1984 in Midland, Texas to father Tim Dunn and mother Terri Lee Dunn (née, Spannaus)[3] where he was raised, and he went on to study engineering at Texas Tech University.[4][5] He graduated with honors.[1] While in college, he got his start as an acoustic singer-songwriter. He recorded his first album during his senior year before leaving to go to Africa for a year-long humanitarian trip.[6][7]

David Dunn is a Christian singer/songwriter raised in Texas and based in Nashville. While studying engineering at Texas Tech University, he performed in churches and coffeehouses, and released a self-titled EP in 2009. After graduation, he spent a challenging 13 months in Africa on a humanitarian trip that made it clear to Dunn that he must pursue his music.

Personal life[edit]

Dunn married his girlfriend Leen on July 12, 2017.[8][9] In December 2017, it was revealed they were expecting their first child together.[10] Their son Rhodes Antrim Dunn was born on May 19, 2018.[11]

Music career[edit]

Dunn appeared on the second season of NBC's The Voice.[6] His song "Today is Beautiful" was inspired by a trip to Disney World with his family.[12] He lives in Nashville, Tennessee.

In 2012, he appeared on the second season of the NBC talent search show The Voice, and recorded the EPs For the Life of Me and This Is Christmas. Dunn signed with BEC, making his label debut with 2014's Crystal Clear EP; his first full-length, also titled Crystal Clear, arrived the following year and featured the single "Today Is Beautiful." In 2016, "I Wanna Go Back" offered the first taste of Dunn's second album, Yellow Balloons, a set of songs inspired by childhood, heaven, and the death of his niece that BEC released in early 2017. ~ Heather Phares


Year Title Record label Hot Christian Songs
2009 David Dunn - EP Catapult
2012 This Is Christmas - EP Catapult
2012 For the Life of Me Catapult
2014 Crystal Clear (EP) BEC Recordings
2015 Crystal Clear BEC Recordings
2017 Yellow Balloons BEC Recordings


Title Year Album Peak chart positions
"Ship Go Down" 2009 David Dunn - EP
"Divine Explanation" 2009
"Today Is Beautiful" 2014 Crystal Clear (EP) and Crystal Clear 5
"Have Everything" 2015 30
"Ready to Be Myself" 2015 Crystal Clear 48
"I Wanna Go Back" 2017 Yellow Balloons 3
"Overwhelming" 2017 Non-Album Single
"Grace Will Lead Me Home" 2018 Yellow Balloons
"—" denotes a single that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Music Videos[edit]

List of music videos, showing year released and directors
Title Year Director(s)
"Ship Go Down" 2009 David Dunn
"Divine Explanation" 2009 David Dunn
"Today Is Beautiful" 2015 BEC Recordings
"Have Everything" (Lyric Video) 2015 David Dunn
"Ready to Be Myself" (Official Lyric Video) 2015 David Dunn
"I Wanna Go Back" 2016 David Dunn
"Overwhelming" (Official Lyric Video) 2017 BEC Recordings
"Grace Will Lead Me Home" 2018 n/a
"—" denotes a single that did not chart or was not released in that territory.


  1. ^ a b Jones, Kim (July 19, 2014). "David Dunn's Debut EP, 'Crystal Clear' is Clearly a Winner". Music Times. Retrieved 14 January 2015.
  2. ^ Robinson, Sam (November 7, 2014). "Album Review: David Dunn – Crystal Clear". Reel Gospel. Retrieved 14 January 2015.
  3. ^ Texas Birth Index (2002). "U.S. Public Records Index". Family Search. Retrieved May 28, 2015.
  4. ^ Dunn, David. "Dunn David Timothy". Broadcast Music, Inc. Retrieved January 22, 2015.
  5. ^ "10 Questions with ... David Dunn". All Access. June 16, 2014. Retrieved 14 January 2015.
  6. ^ a b Conner, Matt (July 15, 2014). "David Dunn: His Talent is Crystal Clear". CCM Magazine. Retrieved 14 January 2015.
  7. ^ Cummings, Tony (April 21, 2016). "David Dunn: The Nashville-based songsmith with Crystal Clear vision". Cross Rhythms. Retrieved May 1, 2016.
  8. ^ https://btscelebs.com/2017/05/08/singer-david-dunn-is-getting-married/
  9. ^ https://www.instagram.com/p/BWh7ov8AFxW/
  10. ^ https://www.instagram.com/p/BdIJ_FNl8BD/
  11. ^ https://www.facebook.com/daviddunnmusic/photos/a.10152016620425520.1073741825.127610905519/10156133710815520/?type=3&theater
  12. ^ "David Dunn". K Love. Retrieved 14 January 2015.
  13. ^ Illegal name entered David Dunn%5b%5bCategory:Articles using Billboard ID with invalid artist%5d%5d/David+Dunn/chart?f=379 "David Dunn – Chart History: Hot 100" Check |url= value (help). Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 2018. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)

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