Congrats to Israel on TWO Dove Award Nominations

Thursday, 13 August, 2015

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:


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


“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

Israel Houghton booked on 2015 Festival of Praise Tour

Thursday, 14 May, 2015


Excited to announce the 2015 Festival of Praise Tour!  Coming to a city near you this Fall.

More information at #FOPTour

Israel performing at the I Hear Music In The Air Concert

Tuesday, 21 April, 2015


Israel Houghton to perform at NWLC in June

Thursday, 22 May, 2014

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

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

Wednesday, 15 January, 2014

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!

USA Today reviews JATC

Tuesday, 14 August, 2012

CCM features Israel and New Breed

Friday, 10 August, 2012

Israel Houghton and New best essay writers Breed are featured in this month’s issue of CCM Magazine. Click HERE to read the article.

GMCtv reviews Israel’s newest release, Jesus At The Center

Tuesday, 7 August, 2012 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.

Israel and King’s Men featured on Huffington Post

Thursday, 2 August, 2012

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.

Israel interviewed on

Friday, 27 July, 2012

Israel is featured in an interview with Gerald Jones on the Gospel news site, Click HERE to read the full interview.