[WATCH] ‘The Voice’ Top 8: Sundance Head knocks it out with ‘Love Can Build a Bridge’

The only chance coach Blake Shelton has remaining to win the championship for Season 11 of “The Voice” is with Sundance Head. All of Shelton’s other artists have been eliminated. Fortunately for the four-time coaching champ, Head is one of this year’s top contenders and definitely has what it takes to be the winner. In fact, we thought he was the overall best performer on Monday’s Top 8 episode with his rendition of the country classic tune “Love Can Build a Bridge” (watch above). Will Shelton be able to defy the odds and defeat rival coaches Alicia Keys, Adam Levine, and Miley Cyrus?

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Regarding Monday’s performance, our writer Denton Davidson says: “No artist has been able to connect to the music this season quite like Sundance Head. Time and time again he just knocks it out of the park! This performance of an old Judds hit was another perfect song choice for the burly country singer that viewers seem to love more and more each week. I have no doubt he will top the iTunes chart yet again and sail into next week’s finale with ease.”

According to his official NBC bio, “Sundance’s father, Roy Head, was in the band The Traits, best known for their 1965 hit, “Treat Her Right.” When Sundance was 9, his older brother passed away in a tragic car accident, and his dad began to slow down his music career. At age 20, Sundance had the opportunity to record with ZZ Top through a connection from his dad, but started to play music professionally 13 years later.”

Prior to this week’s live show, performances for the year by the Texas native have been “I’ve Been Loving You Too Long” (blind audition song) by Otis Redding, “Feel Like Makin’ Love” (battle song) by Bad Company, “The Climb” (knockout song) by Miley Cyrus, “Blue Ain’t Your Color” (top 20) by Keith Urban, “My Church” (top 12) by Maren Morris, “No One” by Alicia Keys (top 11), and “Me and Jesus” by Tom T. Hall (top 10).

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