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|Birth name||Jason Head|
|Born||July 9, 1978|
|Genres||Country, southern soul, blues, rock|
|Instruments||Vocals, guitar, bass guitar, piano|
|Associated acts||Blake Shelton, Josh Gallagher, Dan Shafer, Courtney Harrell, Austin Allsup, Dana Harper, Jason Warrior|
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".
- 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|
In May 2007, his father reported that he signed a recording contract with Universal Music Group. In late July 2007, he released a duet with Sabrina Sloan, who was also a semi-finalist in Season 6 of American Idol.
Head auditioned in 2016 to compete in season 11 of The Voice. In the blind auditions, broadcast on September 19, 2016 on NBC, he sang "I've Been Loving You Too Long" from Otis Redding. Only two of the judges, Blake Shelton and Adam Levine turned their chairs, while the other two judges, Miley Cyrus and Alicia Keys, refrained. He chose to join Team Blake. He zipped through the first rounds easily. It was on the Knockout rounds where he first wowed Miley Cyrus with his take on her song "The Climb" On the week of November 21 he won the heart and praise of coach Alicia Keys during the top 11 performances with his take on her song "No One" The week of the Top 10 brought a glories night for Sundance, his take on "Me and Jesus" from Tom T. Hall reached the number one spot on the Hot Christian Songs chart! On the Finale he debuted his own original song "Darlin' Don't Go" After winning the show he was signed to Republic Records. His Debut single "Darlin' Don't Go" went on to peak at #4 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs
After The Voice
He released a song to Texas Radio in early 2017, "13 Years" reached No. 1 on the Texas Country Charts. In Late June Sundance released his debut single "How I Want To Be" to iTunes and Country Radio.
In July a second single (Everything to Lose) was released for digital download only.
- The Voice performances
- – Studio version of performance reached the top 10 on iTunes
|Blind Audition||"I've Been Loving You Too Long"||Otis Redding||September 19, 2016||1.4||Adam Levine and Blake Shelton turned
Joined Team Blake
|Battle Rounds (Top 48)||"Feel Like Makin' Love" (vs. Dan Shafer)||Bad Company||October 10, 2016||7.4||Saved by Coach|
|Knockout Rounds (Top 32)||"The Climb" (vs. Josh Gallagher)||Miley Cyrus||October 24, 2016||11.1|
|Live Playoffs (Top 20)||"Blue Ain't Your Color"||Keith Urban||November 7, 2016||15.9||Saved by Public Vote|
|Live Top 12||"My Church"||Maren Morris||November 14, 2016||16.1|
|Live Top 11||"No One"||Alicia Keys||November 21, 2016||18.2|
|Live Top 10||"Me and Jesus"||Tom T. Hall||November 28, 2016||20.9|
|Live Semifinals (Top 8)||"Love Can Build a Bridge"||The Judds||December 5, 2016||22.7|
|Live Finals (Top 4)||"Darlin' Don't Go" (original song)||Sundance Head||December 12, 2016||24.4||Winner|
|"Treat Her Right" (with Blake Shelton)||Roy Head and the Traits||24.8|
|"At Last"||Glenn Miller and his orchestra||24.10|
|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|
Releases from The Voice
|Title||Album details||Peak chart positions||Sales|
|The Voice: The Complete Season 11 Collection||
|2016 & Gruene||
|Title||Year||Peak chart positions||Sales|
|"Me and Jesus"||—[A]||21||
|"Love Can Build a Bridge"||—||27||
|"Darlin' Don't Go"||67||4||
|"Treat Her Right"
(with Blake Shelton)
|2017||"How I Want To Be"||TBA|
|2017||"Everything To Lose"||TBA|
- Life after Idol: Sundance scores a record deal - Idol Chatter - USATODAY.com
- Ex-Idols score major-label duets deal | American Idol | EW.com Exclusive | Music | American Idol | Entertainment Weekly
- "Sundance Head – Chart history (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved December 21, 2016.
- "Sundance Head – Chart history (Top Country Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved December 21, 2016.
- Bjorke, Matt (December 20, 2016). "Top 10 Country Albums Sales Chart: December 20, 2016". Roughstock.
- "Sundance Head – Chart history (Billboard Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved December 21, 2016.
- "Sundance Head – Chart history (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved December 21, 2016.
- Bjorke, Matt (December 13, 2016). "Top 30 Digital Country Singles Chart: December 13, 2016". Roughstock.
- "Sundance Head – Chart history (Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles)". Billboard. Retrieved December 21, 2016.
- Bjorke, Matt (December 19, 2016). "Top 30 Digital Singles Chart: December 19, 2016". Roughstock.
|Awards and achievements|
|The Voice (U.S.)
"Down That Road"
|The Voice (U.S.)
"Darlin' Don't Go"
"Money on You"