Sundance Head

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Sundance Head
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Background information
Birth nameJason Head
Born (1978-07-09) July 9, 1978 (age 40)
OriginPorter, Texas
GenresCountry, southern soul, blues, rock
Occupation(s)Singer
InstrumentsVocals, guitar, bass guitar, piano
Years active2007-present
Associated actsBlake Shelton, Josh Gallagher, Dan Shafer, Courtney Harrell, Austin Allsup, Dana Harper, Jason Warrior
Websitesundancehead.com

Jason "Sundance" Head (born July 9, 1978, from Porter, Texas) is an American country-soul singer and songwriter. He is the son of American singer Roy Head. In 2007, he was a semi-finalist on the sixth season of the Fox television series American Idol, but was eliminated one week before the finals. In 2016, he became the winner of season 11 of the US The Voice. He was part of Team Blake Shelton. His winning song is "Darlin' Don't Go".

Career[edit]

American Idol[edit]

American Idol performances
Week # Theme Song choice Original artist Order # Result
Auditions N/A "Stormy Monday" T-Bone Walker N/A Qualified
Top 24 (12 Men) N/A "Nights in White Satin" The Moody Blues 3 Safe
Top 20 (10 Men) N/A "Mustang Sally" Mack Rice 10 Safe
Top 16 (8 Men) N/A "Jeremy" Pearl Jam 3 Eliminated

Post-Idol career[edit]

In May 2007, his father reported that he signed a recording contract with Universal Music Group.[1] In late July 2007, he released a duet with Sabrina Sloan, who was also a semi-finalist in Season 6 of American Idol.[2]

The Voice (2016)[edit]

The Voice performances
     – Studio version of performance reached the top 10 on iTunes
Stage Song Original artist Date Order Result
Blind Audition "I've Been Loving You Too Long" Otis Redding Sept. 19, 2016 1.4 Adam Levine and Blake Shelton turned
Joined Team Blake
Battles (Top 48) "Feel Like Makin' Love" (vs. Dan Shafer) Bad Company Oct. 10, 2016 7.4 Saved by Coach
Knockouts (Top 32) "The Climb" (vs. Josh Gallagher) Miley Cyrus Oct. 24, 2016 11.1
Live Playoffs (Top 20) "Blue Ain't Your Color" Keith Urban Nov. 7, 2016 15.9 Saved by Public Vote
Live Top 12 "My Church" Maren Morris Nov. 14, 2016 17.1
Live Top 11 "No One" Alicia Keys Nov. 21, 2016 19.2
Live Top 10 "Me and Jesus" Tom T. Hall Nov. 28, 2016 21.9
Live Semifinals (Top 8) "Love Can Build a Bridge" The Judds Dec. 5, 2016 23.7
Live Finale (Final 4) "Darlin' Don't Go" (original song) Sundance Head Dec. 12, 2016 25.4 Winner
"Treat Her Right" (with Blake Shelton) Roy Head and the Traits 25.8
"At Last" Glenn Miller and his orchestra 25.10
Non competition performances
Order Collaborator(s) Song Original Artist
19.1 Austin Allsup, Courtney Harrell, and Blake Shelton "The Heart of Rock & Roll" Huey Lewis and the News
22.2 Josh Gallagher "Feelin' Alright?" Traffic
25.8 Kiss "Detroit Rock City" / "Rock and Roll All Nite" Kiss
25.11 Austin Allsup and Courtney Harrell "Ain't Worth the Whiskey" Cole Swindell

Discography[edit]

Releases from The Voice[edit]

Albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales
US
[3]
US
Country

[4]
The Voice: The Complete Season 11 Collection
  • Released: December 13, 2016
  • Label: Republic
  • Format: Digital download
30 36
2016 & Gruene
  • Released: March 17, 2012
  • Label: Sundance Head
  • Format: CD, digital download
- -
  • US: N/A
Soul Country
  • Released: April 25, 2015
  • Label: Sundance Head
  • Format: CD, digital download
- -
  • US: N/A
Stained Glass and Neon
  • Released: TBA
  • Label: Wildcatter
  • Format: CD, digital download
- -
  • US: N/A

Competition singles[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Sales
US
[6]
US
Country

[7]
"No One" 2016 32
"Me and Jesus" [A] 21
"Love Can Build a Bridge" 27
"Darlin' Don't Go" 67 4
"Treat Her Right"
(with Blake Shelton)
24
"At Last" 89 11

Singles[edit]

  • 2016: "Darlin' Don't Go"
  • 2017: "How I Want to Be"
  • 2017: "Everything to Lose"
  • 2018: "Leave Her Wild"

Notes

  1. ^ "Me and Jesus" did not enter the Billboard Hot 100, but peaked at number 13 on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Life after Idol: Sundance scores a record deal - Idol Chatter - USATODAY.com
  2. ^ Ex-Idols score major-label duets deal | American Idol | EW.com Exclusive | Music | American Idol | Entertainment Weekly
  3. ^ "Sundance Head – Chart history (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved December 21, 2016.
  4. ^ "Sundance Head – Chart history (Top Country Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved December 21, 2016.
  5. ^ Bjorke, Matt (December 20, 2016). "Top 10 Country Albums Sales Chart: December 20, 2016". Roughstock.
  6. ^ "Sundance Head – Chart history (Billboard Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved December 21, 2016.
  7. ^ "Sundance Head – Chart history (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved December 21, 2016.
  8. ^ Bjorke, Matt (December 13, 2016). "Top 30 Digital Country Singles Chart: December 13, 2016". Roughstock.
  9. ^ "Sundance Head – Chart history (Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles)". Billboard. Retrieved December 21, 2016.
  10. ^ a b c d e Bjorke, Matt (December 19, 2016). "Top 30 Digital Singles Chart: December 19, 2016". Roughstock.

External links[edit]

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Alisan Porter
The Voice (U.S.)
Winner

2016 (Fall)
Succeeded by
Chris Blue
Preceded by
"Down That Road"
The Voice (U.S.)
Winner's song
"Darlin' Don't Go"

2016 (Fall)
Succeeded by
"Money on You"