Internationally Acclaimed, Multi Grammy, Stellar, Dove Award-Winning Artist Israel Houghton, and NewBreed to Release Their 10th album, ‘Covered: Alive in Asia’ July 24th; Pre-Order Available Now


Pre-Order “Covered Alive In Asia” Now And Instantly Receive Advance Tracks From The Powerful New Album 

Last October, Multi Grammy®, Stellar and Dove Award winning gospel recording artist, Israel Houghton and his longtime ensemble NewBreed traveled far east to spread the gospel of Jesus Christ while recording their highly anticipated new album COVERED: ALIVE IN ASIA (RGM/NewBreed/RCA Inspiration). Recorded across Asia in stadiums located in Jakarta, Indonesia, Kuala Lumpur, Seoul, Korea, Tokyo and Manila the remarkable worship experience birthed 13 new tracks and will be available on Friday, July 24. Pre-order COVERED: ALIVE IN ASIA today and instantly receive “In Jesus Name” and “Already Done” featuring Jonathan McReynolds.

“This project is certainly the largest, as far as scale, that we’ve ever embarked upon” said Israel Houghton. “I’m grateful to our NewBreed movement for always being willing to dream big and take action around this vision. I feel it’s our best offering to date… Gospel is good news- Good News is global. Global Gospel, Kingdom Music is our passion.”

Featuring production from Aaron Lindsey, Covered: Alive in Asia will mark Israel Houghton & NewBreed’s 10th album together and 15th year anniversary as a group. The project features a 90 minute concert film, a 16 track deluxe version and a limited edition CD/DVD combo pack that includes 13 tracks, an intimate behind-the-scenes look at the recording process and footage of some of the most beautiful and exotic cities in Asia.


  1. Intro (Kau Rajaku)
  2. Thank you Lord
  3. Risen
  4. My Strength
  5. Chasing Me Down featuring Tye Tribbett
  6. Our God Reigns Forever featuring BJ Putnam
  7. In Jesus Name
  8. One Thing Remains
  9. Covered
  10. Breathe Your Name
  11. Already Done featuring Jonathan McReynolds
  12. First Loved Me
  13. How Awesome Is Our God featuring Yolanda Adams


  1. Intro (Kau Rajaku)
  2. Thank you Lord
  3. Risen
  4. My Strength
  5. Chasing Me Down featuring Tye Tribbett
  6. Our God Reigns Forever featuring BJ Putnam
  7. In Jesus Name
  8. I Will Live
  9. One Thing Remains
  10. Covered
  11. Breathe Your Name
  12. Already Done featuring Jonathan McReynolds
  13. First Loved Me
  14. I Am Loved
  15. How Awesome Is Our God featuring Yolanda Adams
  16. Mighty To Save

COVERED:  ALIVE IN ASIA Retail Links (iTunes Deluxe) (Amazon Digital)  (Amazon Live Concert DVD) (Google Play)


Israel Houghton is prolific worship leader, musician, songwriter, producer and recording artist. His music ministry has spanned 25 years.  Houghton is the recipient of 5 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. 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 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 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.


RCA Inspiration (formerly Verity Gospel Music Group), is the #1 gospel label in the country that operates under 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, Richard Smallwood, Israel Houghton, Marvin Sapp, Le’Andria Johnson, Fred Hammond and many more.

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