On the heels of the release of his most ambitious album to date, Covered: Alive In Asia, Israel Houghton has been nominated for two Dove Awards – Gospel Artist of the Year and Traditional Gospel Song of the Year (“How Awesome Is Our God” ft. Yolanda Adams). See the complete list of nominees for these categories below:
GOSPEL ARTIST OF THE YEAR – CAT 6
Israel & New Breed, RCA Records
Erica Campbell, Entertainment One
Fred Hammond, RCA Records
Jonathan McReynolds, Light Records
Tamela Mann, Tillymann Music Group
Tasha Cobbs, Motown Gospel
TRADITIONAL GOSPEL SONG OF THE YEAR – CAT 19
“How Awesome Is Our God (ft. Yolanda Adams)” – Israel & New Breed (writers) Israel Houghton, Nevelle Diedericks, Meleasa Houghton
“Fill Me Up” – Casey J (writer) William Reagan
“#War” – Charles Jenkins & Fellowship Chicago, (writer) Charles Jenkins
“This Place” – Tamela Mann (writer) Darrell Blair
“God My God” – VaShawn Mitchell (writer) VaShawn Mitchell
“Send The Rain” – William McDowell (writer) William McDowell
Excited to announce the 2015 Festival of Praise Tour! Coming to a city near you this Fall.
More information at www.festivalofpraisetour.com #FOPTour
Israel Houghton will be ministering at the National Worship Leader Conference in San Jose, CA June 17-19, 2014. Be sure to register for this amazing conference! You can register at NWLConf.com.
The National Worship Leader Conference (NWLC) is an event put on by Worship Leader magazine, one of the most respected and highly regarded resource for worship leaders, pastors, and entire worship teams.
Each year at the NWLC, they attempt to bring the thoughts and philosophies explored in the pages of the magazine to a live venue.
The NWLC was founded in 2007 to meet the musical, theological, and media training needs of those who bring the services of worship to their congregations on a weekly basis.
I’m In Love With A Church Girl is being released January 14, 2014 wherever DVDs are sold. Be sure to get your copy of this much-anticipated DVD release!
Israel Houghton and New Breed are featured in this month’s issue of CCM Magazine. Click HERE to read the article.
GMCtv.com recently published a review on Israel Houghton’s newest offering, Jesus At The Center.
“Israel Houghton, perhaps the most popular cross-cultural pioneer of praise & worship, is back with his latest worship project, Jesus at the Center. Again calling upon his solid backing ensemble, New Breed, Israel offers a solid two-disc project, recorded live at his home church, the world-renowned Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas.”
For the rest of the review, click HERE.
The King’s Men tour, including Israel Houghton, Donnie McClurkin, Marvin Sapp, and Kirk Franklin, was featured in a story on Huffington Post.
Click here to read the entire article. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/huff-wires/20120801/us-music-king-s-men-tour/
Israel is featured in an interview with Gerald Jones on the Gospel news site, DaGospelTruth.com. Click HERE to read the full interview.
Four-time GRAMMY Award winner Israel Houghton appeared on ABC’s “The View” live yesterday as part of a The King’s Men tour group interview and performance. In a television first, Israel, along with friends Kirk Franklin, Donnie McClurkin and Marvin Sapp, performed a medley of their best-known songs on the same stage for the “The View” audience. The appearance was in support of the national The King’s Men tour launching Sept. 16 and produced by Live Nation Entertainment (see link to tour itinerary below). The tour marks the first time these four GRAMMY, Dove and Stellar award-winning artists have toured together.
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