ISRAEL HOUGHTON RELEASES FIRST SINGLE FROM FORTHCOMING ALBUM:
COVERED…ALIVE IN ASIA
New Single “Covered” Is Available Now On All Digital Music Providers
Live Recording Kicks Off This Fall in Jakarta, Indonesia
NEW YORK—September 23, 2014—Multi Grammy®, Stellar and Dove Award winning gospel recording artist, Israel Houghton releases “Covered” the powerful first single from his upcoming live recording, COVERED…ALIVE IN ASIA on RCA Inspiration. Written and produced by Israel Houghton, “Covered” is an anointed praise and worship anthem that rejoices about God’s grace received at the cross. “Covered” is available now on all digital music providers.
“Anyone who has followed our music for any length of time in our 15 years of existence knows that we tend to sing a lot about God’s grace,” said Israel Houghton. “We all need it. This single “Covered” represents the newest—and I believe clearest version of that force of God’s favor that I’ve ever had the privilege of writing.”
In addition to releasing the debut single, the talented songwriter, musician and vocalist is gearing up to travel to Asia with New Breed for the multi-country live recording of COVERED…ALIVE IN ASIA. The new project will mark Houghton’s XX album.
ABOUT ISRAEL HOUGHTON
Israel Houghton is prolific worship leader, musician, songwriter, producer and recording artist. His music ministry has spanned 22 years. Houghton is the recipient of 5 Grammy-Awards, 13 Dove Awards, 2 Stellar Awards, a Soul Train Music Awards and many more. 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.
ABOUT RGM-NEW BREED MUSIC
Houghton merged his NEW BREED entity with Galley Molina’s RGM (Reverence Gospel Media) creating RGM-NEW BREED Music, a new multimedia and music company. The company released Houghton’s Jesus At The Center garnering him his fifth Grammy Award and in 2013 released their second music release, Darlene Zschech’s Revealing Jesus. RGM-NEW BREED released their first feature film “I’m in Love with a Church Girl,” starring Ja Rule, Adrienne Bailon, Stephen Baldwin and Vincent Pastore, in 2013 marking their first foray in the faith-based feature films genre.
ABOUT RCA INSPIRATION
RCA Inspiration (formerly Verity Gospel Music Group), is the #1 gospel label in the country that operates under Sony Music Entertainment. Voted Billboard’s #1 “Gospel Songs Label” for the past 15 years, RCA Inspiration is the home of mega-gospel artists Donnie McClurkin, Richard Smallwood, Israel Houghton, Marvin Sapp, Le’Andria Johnson, Fred Hammond and many more.
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