WATCH: Kane Brown Performs Emotional ‘For My Daughter’ For Newly Adopted Girl on ‘A Home for the Holidays’
Kane Brown played a small part in a young girl’s adoption on Sunday (Dec. 5) when he performed the touching…
Kane Brown, The Rodriguez Family; Photos Courtesy CBS (1)
Kane Brown played a small part in a young girl’s adoption on Sunday (Dec. 5) when he performed the touching track, “For My Daughter” during a live adoption on CBS.
Brown hosted and performed during the 23rd Annual A Home for the Holidays special, which aired immediately following The National Christmas Tree Lighting on Sunday evening.
The country superstar and 2021 CMT Artist Of The Year introduced the Rodriguez family as they welcomed a young girl named Marjorie into their family.
Marjorie entered foster care as a toddler and by the time she was 5, she had lived in six different homes. After being subjected to neglect and abuse, Marjorie was welcomed into the home of Cline and Jerry Rodriguez. She was reserved at first, but quickly warmed up to the family, who showered her with love and attention.
The live adoption made her an official member of the Rodriguez family as she finally found her forever family.
Brown shared a moving performance of “For My Daughter” to celebrate the monumental moment. Surrounded by fans and several members of his band, the country superstar shared an emotional moment with the family that they won’t soon forget.
— Kane Brown (@kanebrown) December 5, 2021
Kane Brown is father to Kingsley, 2, whom he shares with his wife, Katelyn.
The chart-topping singer/songwriter has been opening about the struggles he faced as a child growing up without a father in the picture.
“It was hard for me, man, I knew everything not to do just from my dad not being there,” he previously shared. “I was raised by all females, my mom, my aunt, my Nana, who’s the love of my life, she raised me.”
His experience as a young boy inspired him to write a song.
“I didn’t know if I was having a boy or a girl, I just knew I was going to be the best damn dad that I could be,” he said. “So this goes out to all the daddies out there trying to do everything for their kids.”
“For My Daughter” was first released just days after Kingsley’s birth in October 2019.
“They say dads are supposed to shape you, in a way I guess mine did / I knew what I wouldn’t do if I ever had a kid / They say history repeats itself / Well, I guess that’s up to me / Yeah, I grew up without a dad / I’m gonna be the best one I can be,” Brown sings on the chorus.
🎶 Never leave ‘I love you’ left unsaid…🎶
— CBS (@CBS) December 6, 2021
Earlier in the show, Brown performed his 2019 hit, “Good As You” from his second album, Experiment.
The 23rd Annual A Home for the Holidays special also featured performances by Justin Bieber, Alessia Cara and Darren Criss.
For the last two decades, the award-winning special has shined a light on the thousands of American children in foster care and has inspired tens of thousands of adoptions, moving these children into loving “forever families.”
Currently, there are more than 400,000 children in foster care in the U.S. who are hoping for a “forever home.”
Lauren Jo Black
Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for Answers.com and her work being featured on Forbes.com. She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.