Cassadee Blake Pope (born August 28, 1989) is an American singer and songwriter. She is the lead vocalist of the pop punk band Hey Monday, now on hiatus, with whom she released a studio album and three EPs. Pope embarked on a solo career in 2011, and released Cassadee Pope EP in May 2012. She took part in the third season of The Voice and became the first female winner on December 18, 2012. Her debut solo country album, Frame by Frame, was released on October 8, 2013 to a top 10 Billboard 200 charting. Cassadee Pope, the third-season winner of NBC's "The Voice," becomes the second rookie female to debut at No. 1 on Top Country Albums this year, as "Frame by Frame" arrives with 43,000 sold. Kenny Rogers logs his 24th top 10 on Top Country albums with "You Can't Make Old Friends" selling 8,000 copies. Pope's band Hey Monday got signed to a label and toured alone and with Fall Out Boy. Pete Wentz became her mentor. After "The Voice," Pope changed her mentor to Blake Shelton and made the career-altering stylistic change from pop-punk to country music.