*Multi-GRAMMY® Award, Stellar and Dove Award winning recording artist, Israel Houghton and NewBreed’s most recent single “Chasing Me Down” has climbed into the Top 10 on the BDS Gospel National Airplay Chart. The inspirational song has been featured on the chart 24 weeks and counting.
“Israel Houghton and Tye Tribbett together are Fire,” said Galley Molina, CEO of RGM/Newbreeed. “It’s always affirming as a record company to see a song that you love and believe in get this type of response … we truly appreciate all the support at radio.”
Firing up listeners with their live energy together, Houghton is joined by featured artist Tye Tribbett on the track. Israel & New Breed’s “Chasing Me Down” (ft. Tye Tribbett) is the third single from the acclaimed Grammy®-winning hit album, Covered…Alive in Asia (RGM/NewBreed/RCA Inspiration). The album is also nominated for Urban WorshipAlbum of the Year at the upcoming 2016 GMA Dove Awards, taking place in October.
Kicking off on October 1st in Seattle, Israel Houghton will be performing live on Fred Hammond’s 45-city Festival of Praise Tour which tours across the United States the remainder of the year, hitting Los Angeles, Detroit, Atlanta, New York, Washington DC, Houston, and more. For more on The Festival of Praise Tour please visit http://www.festivalofpraisetour.com.
Israel Houghton is prolific worship leader, musician, songwriter, producer and recording artist. His music ministry has spanned over 22 years. Houghton is the recipient of six Grammy-Awards, 13 Dove Awards, 2 Stellar Awards, a Soul Train Music Award 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 twelve solo and group CDs and has consistently been a commercial success with Billboard chart toppers New Season, Power of One, Jesus At The Center, and Covered: Alive in Asia. He achieved Gold-selling albums with Alive in South Africa, and Live From Another Level.
About RGM-Newbreed Music
Houghton merged his Newbreed entity with Galley Molina’s RGM (Reverence Gospel Media) creating RGM-Newbreed 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-Newbreed 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 Gospel label operating under Provident Music Group, a division of 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, Israel Houghton, Marvin Sapp, Le’Andria Johnson, Fred Hammond and many more, which also includes artists on Kirk Franklin’s Fo Yo Soul Recordings label.