And New Breed
Israel Houghton is prolific worship leader, musician, songwriter, producer and recording artist. His music ministry has spanned 22 years and includes work on over 50 albums as an artist or producer, 19 awards and countless accolades.
In 1995 Houghton formed New Breed Ministries that gave way to his debut releases in 1997 “Whisper It Loud,” and “Way of the World.” Since that time Houghton has released 11 solo and group CD’s and has consistently been a commercial success with Billboard chart toppers “New Season,” “Power of One,” and the current “Jesus At The Center.” He achieved Gold-selling albums with “Alive in South Africa,” and “Live From Another Level.”
Making an impact by overcoming cultural and denominational barriers, Israel assembled a group of world-class musicians and singers to create a new sound that revolutionized the sound of contemporary praise & worship music.
Houghton has received numerous Grammy, Dove, Stellar, NAACP Image and Soul Train Award nominations and has won several including 5 Grammy-Awards, 13 Dove Awards, 2 Stellar Awards and a Soul Train Music Awards.
Houghton has appeared and performed on several national programs including the MTV Awards, The Tonight Show, The 50th Annual Grammy Awards, The Stellar Awards and major performances on Fox, CBS, BET, CNN, TBN and CBN. Expanding his brand, Houghton has recently embarked into film and television projects, producing and scoring music for various films and TV shows.
Houghton’s current album “Jesus At The Center” debuted on multiple Billboard Charts and was named by Worship Leader Magazine as one of the Top 15 Worship albums of the decade. Houghton currently serves as a Worship leader at Joel Osteen’s Lakewood Church in Houston, TX.