RGM-New Breed RECEIVES 5 GMA DOVE NOMINATIONS

Announced at a press conference in Nashville, TN on Wednesday, Israel Houghton’s newly established RGM-New Breed, a multi-media music, film and arts, company received five GMA Dove Award nominations for their work with Israel & New Breed’s Jesus At The Center and Darlene Zschech’s Revealing Jesus.

Released to international acclaim in 2012 and topping multiple retail sales charts, Houghton’s Jesus At The Center and the #1 hit single “It’s Not Over (When God Is In It)” was nominated for Gospel Performance of the Year and Traditional Gospel Song of the Year.  In early 2013, Houghton released a Spanish-language version of Jesus At The Center, and it has received a Dove nomination in the Spanish Language Album of the Year category. The Jesus At The Center live recording DVD was nominated for Long Form Video of the Year, alongside RGM-New Breed’s second release, Darlene Zschech’s Revealing Jesus worship DVD.

Jesus At The Center is a double-CD, 18-song album featuring Israel & New Breed returning to their roots, delivering new anthems for the modern day church. The album garnered Houghton his fifth Grammy Award and became his fifth consecutive Billboard Top 200-selling album, gathering praise from fans and critics alike.  The album is a joint venture by Integrity Music and RGM-NEWBREED Music, and was recorded live over four days in front of more than 29,000 worshippers at Houston’s Lakewood Church.

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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.   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.  Molina is the screenwriter while Houghton serves as executive producer and co-composer of Original Music. It marks their first foray in the faith-based feature films genre.  The pair have begun work on their next projects, co-writing two new screenplays.

The official soundtrack from “I’m in Love with a Church Girl,” will be released in a joint venture between RGM-NEW BREED and RCA-Sony on October 15th and includes performances by Israel Houghton & New Breed, Lalah Hathaway, PJ Morton, Ja Rule, James Fortune, Jason Nelson, Sheila E, Donnie McClurkin, Fred Hammond, Tbone and many more.

See www.rgmusa.com or www.iminlovewithachurchgirl.com for more information.