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Israel Houghton

Born: May 19, 1971

Birthplace: Oceanside

Profession: Singer

Nationality: United States

Israel Houghton

Date of Birth : May 19, 1971
Birth Place : Oceanside

Israel Houghton is a Grammy Award-winning American Christian music artist, worship leader and singer-songwriter, mostly known for his cross-cultural style of Christian music that fuses elements from gospel, jazz, rock and reggae. Houghton is usually credited as Israel & New Breed and currently signed to Integrity Music. Houghton is a worship leader at Joel Osteen's Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas. "All Around" is on the Digital Praise PC game Guitar Praise.


  • Singer
  • Composer
  • Record producer
  • Songwriter
  • Singer-songwriter

Also known as

  • Israel Houghton y Nueva Generacion
  • Isreal Houghton
  • Israel Houghton & Nueva Generación
  • Houghton, Israel
  • Israel & New Breed
  • Israel Houghton y Nueva Generación


  • Margaret Houghton


  • Meleasa Houghton

Awards Won

  • Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Christian Music Song
  • Grammy Award for Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album
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