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Watch: Khalid Covers Frank Ocean’s “Lost” on BBC Radio 1 Sessions

Khalid Lost

Khalid takes on Frank Ocean.

The gifted 19-year-old singer/songwriter recently stopped by BBC Radio 1 where he gave a stellar performance on their sessions series.

Giving fans something new to get excited over, Khalid and his band took on Ocean’s song “Lost,” off channel ORANGE. The performance was chill, but at the end he showed off his yodeling skills.

Aside from the impressive cover, Khalid also performed a live rendition of his breakout hit “Location.”

Check out his BBC Radio 1 piano session below.

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New Music: Khalid feat. Rae Sremmurd & Lil Yachty – Young Dumb & Broke (Remix)

Khalid Rae Sremmurd Yachty Young Dumb Broke Remix

The youth rule!

Breakout singer-songwriter Khalid recruits rap stars Rae Sremmurd and Lil Yachty for the brand new remix to his song “Young Dumb & Broke.”

The young and free anthem is off his acclaimed debut album American Teen, which was led by the Top 20 single “Location.”

Khalid keeps his crooning the same as the original version, getting an assist from Swae Lee and Slim of Rae Sremmurd who add their own vocals and adlibs. Lil Yachty adds a verse reflecting on his high school days where he refers to himself as the “King of the Teens.”

“Back in high school Boat was so emotional / Now I’m super rich and everything I do is so promotional,” he raps.

Khalid is set to kick off his 28-city sold out “American Teen Tour” on July 12 in Portland, OR.

Check out the new remix below.

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Khalid Announces 25-Date “American Teen Tour”

Buzzing singer-songwriter, Khalid will be hitting the road once again in promotion of his acclaimed debut album American Teen.

The 19-year-old artist has announced his second headlining tour, “The American Teen Tour,” which is scheduled to kick off July 12 in Portland, OR. Khalid is set to make stops in 25 cities, including New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Philadelphia, and more before closing out Sept. 21 in San Francisco.

The RCA Records signee emerged on the scene as one of 2016’s breakout stars, spurred by his hit single “Location,” which peaked at No. 16 on the Billboard Hot 100, and still remains in the chart’s top 20.

In addition to bringing his sounds to fans this summer, Forever 21 has announced the launch of their Global Campaign featuring the singer. He will become the face of Forever 21’s Summer Digital Campaign, #F21xMusic, and Men’s Line.

See his full tour itinerary and ticket info below.

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Watch Khalid Perform “Location” on ‘Good Morning America’

Khalid continues to expand his “Location” to the mainstream. On Tuesday (Apr. 25), the 19-year-old singer-songwriter brought his talents to “Good Morning America” for another stellar performance of his breakout hit.

Wearing a blue letterman jacket with a “K” on it, the soulful crooner belted out the acoustic smash for the studio audience. Backed by his bandmates, Khalid vibed out to the tunes hypnotic chords.

“Location” is currently sitting at No. 25 on the Hot 100, while his acclaimed debut album American Teen is presently at No. 16 on the Billboard 200.

Khalid previously performed “Location” on “Ellen” and “The Tonight Show.”  Last month, he released the all-star remix featuring Lil Wayne and Kehlani.

Check out his performance below.

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Watch: Khalid Performs Stripped Down Versions of “Angels” & “Coaster”

Khalid and VEVO connect for a special performance.

The breakout teen sensation recently went acoustic for VEVO’s “LIFT: Stripped Session” series, which included live stripped-down renditions of the songs “Angels” and “Coaster” off his acclaimed debut album American Teen.

In the clip for “Angel,” Khalid stands in a dark high school gym after a school dance. With confetti covering the floor, and only a pianist beside him, the 19-year-old sings the melancholy lyrics: “I’ve been seeing angels / In my living room / That have walked the sun / And have slept on the moon.”

The mood gets even darker in the visual for “Coaster,” which finds Khalid under a spotlight on the gym’s bleachers. Backed by a guitarist this time, the crooner steps into the middle of the floor and sings the soulful standout. “I’ll be coasting, roller-coasting through my emotions / I will be coasting, roller-coasting / I’m hoping that you’ll come back to me,” he sings.

Khalid recently spent the weekend at Coachella, where he hung with Kehlani, SZA, Solange and more.

Check out his emotional acoustic performance below.

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New Music: Khalid feat. Goldlink – Let’s Go (Remix)

Fast rising singer-songwriter Khalid keeps the momentum of his debut album going with a remix to the American Teen cut “Let’s Go” featuring buzzing rapper Goldlink.

The D.C. MC kicks things off with a sleek, melodic verse about riding the wave of his success, and he compliments the groovy track quite well.

Khalid keeps his verses the same, singing about throwing your worries out of the window and enjoying a carefree excursion.

Take a listen to the new remix below.

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Rihanna, Kehlani, Sevyn, Tinashe & More Storm Coachella 2017

As if the desert wasn’t hot enough on the first weekend of Coachella 2017, some of R&B’s sexiest starlets stormed the annual spring festival to enjoy the good vibes.

While only a few of our favorites were actually on the bill, like Kehlani and NAO, others–like Rihanna–made surprise appearances, and some were there to attend the brand events, like Solange and Tinashe.

During her Sunday night set, Kehlani rocked a lose fitting white outfit that had ‘Find Our Girls’ written on her top, and ‘Solidarity’ down the leg of her pants.

Rihanna had social media in a craze over her shimmering full body suit with low cut Gucci tank top and jean shorts on Day 2, and she was seen turning up in the crowd to Kendrick Lamar’s set on Day 3.

The Weeknd, who came out to perform with XO producer-turned-artist NAV, spent some quality time with girlfriend Selena Gomez backstage. Singers like Sevyn Streeter, SZA, Christina Milian, Justine Skye and more all were in attendance as well to take in the performances and mingle during the events.

Buzzing teen singer-songwriter Khalid caught up with Solange and Kehlani, who also spent some time with Sevyn and SZA on Day 2. Jhené Aiko and her sister Mila J were also hanging around. Jhené posted a photo on Instagram that said her body was in Coachella but her heart is at the Lightning in a Bottle Festival, which is coming up on Memorial Day Weekend.

Check out all their festive fun with the photos and video footage below.

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Watch: Khalid Performs “Location” on ‘Ellen’

Khalid is making big moves.

The young singer-songwriter brought his breakout hit single “Location” to ‘The Ellen Show’ on Tuesday for his first daytime television performance.

Laid back and chill, the Texas native delivered another impassioned performance for the studio audience, who all went home with a copy of his debut album American Teen.

Vibe out with Khalid’s performance below.

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