Musical Presentation by Gerald and Tammy Haddon, Diallo and the Urban Soul Café House-Band
Multiple-award winning singer, songwriter, and producer Israel Houghton will receive the Visionary award at the Urban Soul Café Homecoming Blackout Edition Thursday, January 16, at 6PM located at the Limelight Entertainment Venue at 201 Woodland Street, Nashville, TN.
“I’m happy to honor Israel with this award,” exclaims event producer Carlos Hale. “He has set a trend in Praise & Worship music where people of all races and churches are singing his songs, and has touched many lives through his humanitarian efforts in particular with the work he does in Africa.”
Houghton has received numerous Grammy, Dove, Stellar, NAACP Image and Soul Train Award nominations and has won several including five Grammy® Awards, 13 Dove Awards, two Stellar Awards and a Soul Train Music Award.
In 2013 he expanded his brand and embarked into film and television projects, producing and scoring music for various films and TV shows with his latest effort being “I’m In Love With A Church Girl.”
Houghton’s current album “Jesus At The Center” debuted on multiple Billboard charts and was named by Worship Leader Magazine as one of the Top 15 Worship albums of the decade. He currently serves as a Worship leader at Joel Osteen’s Lakewood Church in Houston, TX.