The debut album American Teen from 19 year old Khalid was just certified platinum. American Teen was released on March 3, 2017 via Right Hand Music and RCA records.
Khalid graduated high school almost one year ago, making his debut album going platinum his biggest achievement to date. American Teen debuted at number nine on the Billboard 200 with 37,000 album-equivalent units and 12,000 pure album sales in its first week.
Gaining attention after his track “Location” reached number 2 on the Billboard Emerging Artists chart in 2016, Khalid was named as an artist to watch. Rolling Stone, Billboard, Fader and Yahoo all featured Khalid and “Location” has currently grossed over 17 million plays on SoundCloud since it’s initial release.
You can stream American Teen on Spotify.