Blessing Offor, a multi-talented singer-songwriter, will make his national television debut today, Monday, June 20th, on NBC’s The Kelly Clarkson Show, playing his hit song “Brighter Days.” The Nigerian-born Nashville-based singer has released the Brighter Days (Live Sessions) EP, which includes intimate live renditions of songs from his first EP Brighter Days. The Kelly Clarkson Show airs on NBC, check local listings for time.
“Brighter Days” is currently a Top 5 song, sitting at No. 2 on the Billboard Christian Airplay list, demonstrating its global appeal. The “Brighter Days” music video, with its vibrant colors, poignant scenarios, and message of hope.
Blessing’s debut EP Brighter Days, filled with thought-provoking lyrics as well as his powerful voice and skilled musicianship, is full of infectious optimism that pops straight out of the speaker. Blessing’s talent to elicit emotion is evident, and each song serves as a window into his amazing existence. The seven-song section peels back the layers of Blessing’s persona, transforming his life experiences into foot-stomping insights.
The youngest of six siblings, the Nigerian-born singer/songwriter immigrated to the United States with his uncle at the age of six. Born blind in one eye, Blessing’s parents sent him to the United States in an effort to restore his vision, though unfortunately he lost his complete eyesight by age 10. Gravitating towards the piano before losing his vision, Blessing’s school teachers helped nurture his talent, and he soon found himself at Belmont University honing his craft in Music City. Hints of pop, Motown, and soul flourish across Blessing’s music as he sings of optimism, hope, and finding silver linings in dark clouds. Blessing’s seven song EP Brighter Days is out now via Chris Tomlin’s Bowyer & Bow imprint in partnership with Universal/Capitol Christian Music Group.