KHALID SET TO RELEASE DEBUT ALBUM AMERICAN TEEN ON MARCH 3RD, 2017
PRE-ORDER AVAILABLE NOW
NEW TRACK “SHOT DOWN” OUT TODAY—CLICK HERE TO LISTEN
KHALID FEATURED AS APPLE MUSIC NEW ARTIST OF THE WEEK
(Los Angeles, CA)– 18-year-old singer/songwriter, Khalid, is set to release his debut album American Teen on March 3rd 2017 via Right Hand Music Group/RCA Records. The album pre-order includes instant grat tracks “Location”, “Let’s Go”, “Hopeless”, “Coaster”, “Saved”, and newly released track “Shot Down”. Click HERE to listen.
In addition, Apple Music selected Khalid as their New Artist of the Week. The New Artist Week program features up-and-coming artists, editorially selected by Apple Music. You can listen to the latest music from Khalid here: http://applemusic.com/NewArtistoftheWeek.
Yesterday, The FADER premiered a documentary piece about Khalid, which focuses on his path to success and his hometown roots. The FADER states that the world is about to receive Khalid’s first “impressive musical statement”, calling the songs on his upcoming album “tender and dazzling”.
Click HERE to watch.
Khalid burst onto the music scene with his first single “Location”, which received great critical acclaim. Complex said, “A soul record that fools you into thinking it’s a hip-hop record until you think about it, ‘Location’ has a great concept and is well-executed.” NYLON stated, “One would expect that a mature, soulful sound would have few fans among millennials, but Khalid is here to shatter expectations.” Teen Vogue also noted, “Boasting soulful vocals that stand out against a dazed, minimalistic soundscape, the track is about the eagerness that comes with talking to a new romantic interest.” “Location” is currently #9 at Urban Radio and #25 at Rhythm, #64 on the Hot 100, and has 33.8 million plays on Spotify.
Currently, Khalid is on his first-ever North American tour entitled “The Location Tour”, in which he sold out all twenty-one shows. The singer/songwriter also recently added shows in select European cities as well. Tickets are on sale now. See full list of tour dates below.
Click HERE to purchase tickets for the European shows.
European Tour Dates
TUE 2/21 Berghain Kantine Berlin, Germany
FRI 2/24 Maroquinerie Paris, France
SAT 2/25 Bitterzoet Amsterdam, Netherlands
MON 2/27 Hoxton’s Bar and Kitchen London, UK—SOLD-OUT
Khalid has been surrounded by music his entire life. He grew up in a military family, his mother is a singer with the Army and he was introduced to music at an early age. Khalid spent most of his childhood in Germany before moving to Watertown, NY for High School. The summer going into his senior year of High School, Khalid’s family was ordered to relocate to El Paso, TX. By 18-years-old, Khalid, who is classically vocal trained, had drawn on his experiences with moving often and the unique experience of growing up having lived in two continents and parlayed them into the creation of his viral smash, “Location” which helped him to land a major label deal with Right Hand Music Group/RCA Records. Khalid released “Location” before his high school graduation and it garnered over 1.52 million plays in less than two months, along with critical praise from music tastemakers such as Pigeons & Planes, Earmilk, and more. Recently, Khalid released the music video for “Location” (Click HERE to watch). Following “Location”, he released “Let’s Go” (Click HERE to listen), “Hopeless” (Click HERE to listen), “Coaster” (Click HERE to listen), and most recently “Saved” (Click HERE to listen).
To Stream “Shot Down”:
To Pre-Order American Teen:
Apple Music: http://smarturl.it/iAmericanTeen
Amazon Music: http://smarturl.it/azAmericanTeen
Google Play: http://smarturl.it/gpAmericanTeen
Follow Khalid at:
Official Website: http://www.khalidofficial.com
For more information on Khalid:
[email protected] / 310-272-2620