Multiple Grammy Award winner Israel Houghton signs with RCA Inspiration it was announced today. RCA Inspiration will be exclusively distributing and providing marketing and promotional services for albums produced by Houghton’s multimedia and music company, RGM-NewBreed Music as well as releasing future albums by Houghton.
The first release from RCA Inspiration is the soundtrack for the movie, I’m In Love With A Church Girlwhich will be available for sale October 22nd.The soundtrack includes performances by Israel Houghton & New Breed, Lalah Hathaway, PJ Morton, Ja Rule, James Fortune, Jason Nelson, Sheila E, Donnie McClurkin, Marvin Sapp, Fred Hammond, T-Bone and many more.
The first single “Sunday Kinda Love” featuring Israel, PJ Morton, Aaron Lindsay and Nikki Ross is available now on all digital platforms.
“We are thrilled to have Israel as part of our RCA family. He has the incredible ability to reach the hearts of so many with the astonishing breadth of his creativity. We look forward to building a robust partnership that takes his already impressive career to new dimensions,” comments RCA CEO Peter Edge.
“I’ve been in the Sony system for the last 13 years,” said Israel Houghton. “It is an honor to continue this relationship in an ownership capacity and to be a part of RCA and their amazing team.”
“From feature film distribution, DVD to publications, RGM-NEW BREED has made it their goal to partner and align with the best of the best in the industry. And now with RCA Inspiration on our team that goal is complete,” states RGM-NEW BREED CEO Galley Molina.
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.
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 will release their first feature film “I’m in Love with a Church Girl,” starring Ja Rule, Adrienne Bailon, Stephen Baldwin and Vincent Pastore, on October 18, 2013 marking their first foray in the faith-based feature films genre. The pair has begun work on their next projects, co-writing two new screenplays.
(From L to R: Peter Edge, CEO, RCA Records; Galley Molina, CEO, RGM-NEW BREED; Israel Houghton; Tom Corson, President & COO, RCA Records)