Israel Houghton is pictured on the set of ABC’s “The View” along with co-hosts Whoopi Goldberg and Sherri Shepherd, as well as Kirk Franklin, Donnie McClurkin and Marvin Sapp. Israel is pictured in the background with Joel Osteen of Lakewood Church, where Israel serves as worship leader.
Four-time GRAMMY Award winner Israel Houghton appeared on ABC’s “The View” live yesterday as part of a The King’s Men tour group interview and performance. In a television first, Israel, along with friends Kirk Franklin, Donnie McClurkin and Marvin Sapp, performed a medley of their best-known songs on the same stage for the “The View” audience. The appearance was in support of the national The King's Men tour launching Sept. 16 and produced by Live Nation Entertainment (see full tour itinerary below). The tour marks the first time these four GRAMMY, Dove and Stellar award-winning artists have toured together.
During the show, co-host Sherri Shepherd asks, “Israel, you have released 11 Christian music albums over 15 years - we sing a lot of your worship songs in church - and for the very first time you got a chance to record with your daughter Mariah. How was that?”
Israel affirms that it was a special moment, recalling the recording of the song for his first live recording in five years with New Breed, Jesus At The Center, releasing Aug. 14. “One of the songs we did was an old Bob Dylan song, ‘To Make You Feel My Love,’” says Israel. “My daughter sang it with this purity – she’s 15-years-old, almost 16 – and it was amazing to look out and see 16,000 people all crying.”
To watch the whole interview and performances of ABC’s “The View” featuring “The King’s Men” and Jamie Grace, go to http://abc.go.com/watch/the-view/SH559080/VD55221610/the-view-724.
Israel & New Breed’s Jesus At The Center follows two back-to-back Billboard Top 200-selling, GRAMMY Award-winning solo studio albums for Houghton. Recorded live over four days in front of more than 29,000 worshippers at Houston’s Lakewood Church, the Jesus At The Center double-CD, 18 song album with three additional studio singles features Israel & New Breed returning to their roots, delivering new anthems for the modern day church. More information is available at www.newbreedmusic.com.
The King’s Men Tour itinerary follows (tickets for the tour are on sale now at Ticketmaster.com):
Sun, Sep 16 Phoenix, AZ Comerica Theatre
Wed, Sep 19 Los Angeles, CA Gibson Amphitheatre
Sat, Sep 22 Concord, CA Sleep Train Amphitheatre
Tue, Sep 25 Dallas, TX Verizon Theatre At Grand Prairie
Wed, Sep 26 Houston, TX Reliant Arena
Fri, Sep 28 Atlanta, GA Chastain Amphitheatre
Sun, Sep 30 Miami, FL AmericanAirlines Arena
Tue, Oct 02 Tampa, FL USF Sun Dome
Thu, Oct 04 Norfolk, VA Constant Convocation Center
Sat, Oct 06 Washington DC Verizon Center
Sun, Oct 07 Philadelphia, PA Liacouras Center
Tue, Oct 09 Cleveland, OH Wolstein Center
Wed, Oct 10 Chicago, IL United Center
Fri, Oct 12 Detroit, MI Fox Theatre
Sun, Oct 14 Brooklyn, NY Barclays Center
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