Israel Houghton is a prolific worship leader, musician, songwriter, producer, and recording artist. His music ministry has spanned 25 years. Israel is the recipient of five Grammy Awards, 13 Dove Awards, two Stellar Awards, a Soul Train Music Award, and many more. In 1995, Israel formed New Breed Ministries that gave way to his debut release in 1997, Whisper It Loud.
Since that time, Israel has released 11 solo and group albums, and has consistently been a commercial success with Billboard chart toppers New Season, Power Of One, and Jesus At The Center. He achieved Gold-selling albums with Alive In South Africa and Live From Another Level.
Israel is known for injecting contemporary gospel and worship with a blazing energy that has made him among the most influential tastemakers in his field. As a singer, composer, multi-instrumentalist, producer, and worship leader, he has created a canon of songs that have become standards in houses of faith around the globe. Israel has amassed a legion of fans while blasting down musical barriers, and drawing together people of all races, ages, and cultures through worship.
Israel practices what he preaches by supporting social justice efforts. This includes serving as a spokesman for the international relief/aid organization World Vision and by supporting medical and mercy missions.
Gotta Love Israel| Posted August 31, 2010
Great music!! He seems to have mastered the way to make modern day Christian Music and Gospel mesh. Awesome songs and I LOVE "Just Wanna Say". The Music Video is SO good and I always wanna get up and dance whenever I hear it.