Blessing Offor Releases New Song With Dolly Parton “Somebody’s Child”

Blessing Offor Releases “Somebody’s Child” With Dolly Parton

Building upon the success of two GRAMMY® nominations and coming off the first leg of a national tour with Lauren Daigle, two-time DOVE Award winner Blessing Offor has released a brand-new track today, “Somebody’s Child,” featuring a collaboration with global music icon Dolly Parton. Blessing’s poignant vocal and masterful piano playing introduces “Somebody’s Child,” before Dolly joins in along with a vocal choir to bring it all home. The track, which is accompanied by a music video, is available now on all digital service providers. Listen to the track HERE.

Written by Blessing, Josh Ronen, and Joy Williams, “Somebody’s Child” is a contemplation on compassion and humanity.

“We’re all ‘somebody’s child,’ Blessing explains. “It’s such a simple concept, but I hope it’s the beginning of us all realizing that there’s always a point of empathy, there’s always common ground if we want to find it. And there’s no better embodiment of finding common ground, finding relatability, than Dolly Parton. I’m so honored and humbled to have her on this project.”

“I know it’s too easy to say it was a blessing singing with Blessing,” Dolly says, “but it was. I love the song ‘Somebody’s Child’ and I am very proud to be a part of it.”

The music video begins with Blessing at the piano in a backlit room, showcasing not only his talent, but the evocation of emotion through his fingers as they hit the keys. At the end of the first verse, Dolly places her hand on Blessing’s shoulder before giving her impassioned vocal. With interpolated images of children and parents in real-world situations, this song gives an important reminder about humanity in our society, and that every day spent with the ones you love is a treasured gift. You can watch the music video below.

Blessing is currently on the road, and will join Lauren Daigle on more dates later this year; you can see him at the upcoming dates below:

May 14

Academy Park Performing Arts Center

Franklin, TN

May 18

KEMBA LIVE!

Columbus, OH

July 4

Music City July 4th

Nashville, TN

July 6

Double H Farms

Hamilton, IN

July 18

Peterson Park (Mattoon Bagelfest)

Mattoon, IL

July 20

Postgame Concert at Werner Arena

Papillion, NE

July 25

Fun Fest @ Kingsport

Kingsport, TN

July 27

Scotiabank Arena

Toronto, CAN*

July 31

Atrium Health Amphitheater

Macon, GA*

August 1

Credit First Stadium

N. Charleston, SC*

August 3

Wolf Trap

Vienna, VA*

August 8

Iowa State Fair Grandstand

Des Moines, IA

August 9

Amplify Festival

Benton, AR

August 14

Walmart Amphitheater

Rogers, AR*

August 16

The Sound Amphitheater

Gautier, MS*

August 17

Brandon Amphitheater

Brandon, MS*

August 22

Fiddler’s Green Amphitheater

Denver, CO*

August 23

Sunset Amphitheater

Colorado Springs, CO*

August 28

Santa Barbara Bowl

Santa Barbara, CA*

August 29

Frost Amphitheater

Stanford, CA*

August 31

Washington State Fair

Puyallup, WA

September 5

Waikiki Shell Amphitheater

Honolulu, HI*

* w/ Lauren Daigle

Source: PFA Media

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