Love God, Love People
|Love God, Love People|
|Studio album by Israel Houghton|
|Released||July 13, 2010|
|Label||Integrity Media/Columbia Records|
|Israel Houghton chronology|
Production and recording
Love God. Love People' was produced by Houghton with longtime collaborator Aaron Lindsey, and Tommy Sims. Houghton, Lindsey, and Sims also co-wrote five of the songs, including the first Gospel single, “You Hold My World”, which was nominated for a Dove Award. Three additional songs were penned by Houghton and his wife Meleasa."
- "Love God Love People"
- "Yahweh (The Lifter)"
- "Love Rev"
- "That’s Why I Love You"
- "You Hold My World"
- "You Won’t Let Go"
- "Our God"
- "Mercies" (featuring Kirk Franklin)
- "Surprises" (featuring Fred Hammond)
- "Name Of Love"
- "Hosanna (Be Lifted Higher)"
- Israel Houghton: Lead Vocals, Background Vocals, Acoustic Guitars
- Aaron Lindsey: Keys, B3, Piano, Bass, Upright Piano, Drum Programming, Background Vocals, Hype Vocals
- Akil Thompson: Electric Guitars
- Teddy Campbell: Drums
- Tommy Sims: Drum Programming, Keys, Bass, B3, WTLS DJ, old man voice sample
- Michael Gungor: Nylon Guitar, Acoustic Guitars, Electric Guitars
- Javier Solis: Percussion
- Dan Needham: Drums, Field Snare, Programming
- Fred Hammond: Bass on Surprises
- The London Session Orchestra: Strings
- Eriway: Saluang, Bansi Flutes
- New Breed (Daniel Johnson, Erica King, Charlin Moore, Lois Duplessis, Krystle Harper, Jeremiah Woods, Chris Lawson, Shawn Flowers): Background Vocals
In 2011, the album was awarded a Grammy as the Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album at the 53rd Grammy Awards. It also won a Dove Award for Contemporary Gospel Album of the Year at the 42nd GMA Dove Awards, while the song "You Hold My World" was nominated for Contemporary Gospel Recorded Song of the Year.