"A lot of people feel pressured by the outside influences, whether it’s your job, whether it’s school. But who says you can’t take care of that stuff and still be young?"

  • Born Khalid Robinson on Feb. 11, 1998, in Fort Stewart, Georgia

  • Khalid burst onto the scene with his smash-hit debut single, "Location." He self-released the song during his senior year of high school.

  • Khalid received his first five career nominations at the 60th GRAMMY Awards: Best New Artist, Best R&B Song ("Location"), and Best Urban Contemporary Album (American Teen), as well as Song Of The Year and Best Music Video for his contribution to Logic's "1-800-273-8255."

  • Khalid's singles "Location" and "Young Dumb & Broke" climbed to No. 2 and No. 1, respectively, on the Billboard Hot R&B Songs chart, and both climbed into the Top 40 on the Billboard Hot 100. Logic's "1-800-273-8255," which features Khalid alongside Alessia Cara, hit No. 3 on the Hot 100.

  • Did you know? During the 2016–2017 school year, Khalid participated in multiple GRAMMY U SoundChecks installments, during which student members of the Recording Academy's college outreach program attended an intimate Q&A session with the singer prior to several of his tour stops around the U.S.

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