Khalid Delivers an Unforgettable Performance at the TIME 100 Gala
At Tuesday nights 2019 TIME 100 Gala in New York City, Khalid brought his brand of melodic, uplifting RB to the stage in a performance for his fellow TIME 100 honorees. Khalid, who hails from Texas, first came to the spotlight as a star on the rise in 2017 with his Grammy-nominated debut album American Teen and hit multi-platinum single Location; TIME named him one of the Most Influential Teens of the ye2020管家婆彩图开奖结果 ar. Since then, hes toured with artists like Lorde, collaborated with Billie Eilish, Shawn Mendes and Logic and released an EP and second album. And this year, he made it to the TIME 100 list as well, after the April release of his sophomore a
lbum, Free Spirit, which topped the Billboard 200 chart. For the TIME 100 Gala, Khalid performed several songs, including top hits Location, Talk, and Young Dumb and Broke. Hes a beautiful writer with the ability to take human concepts and make you understand and feel them, Alicia Keys wrote in his TIME 100 profile. He has a full, powerful voice that is somehow unassuming and smooth at the same time. Hes accessiblealmost like youve met somebody like him before, although theres nobody else like him. Related Stories
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Back in 2017, Khalid spoke to TIME about being young in America and using his music as an outlet for personal expression: Nowadays theres a lot of dishonesty. Trying to find yourself is the hardest thing, he said. I think me being vulnerable about whatever I was going through, people listen to it and
they hear authenticity. In an
other interview, he added: Its the young people of America, the teens, who have the power to create change. Khalid will embark on a tour of the U.S. and Canada to support the new album, kicking off in the summer. Write to Raisa Bruner at email@example.com.