Khalid releases ‘Softest Touch’

New track available now

Multi-Platinum selling global superstar Khalid releases his new single “Softest Touch” via Right Hand Music Group/RCA Records. The moody offering is wrapped in Khalid’s irresistible soulful vocals and sonically lush production.

“I’m so excited to finally give my fans a surge of new music!!” Khalid shares. “I’m currently gearing up for tour with Ed Sheeran and continuing to write and record new music that I can’t wait to share with the world. “Softest Touch” is the beginning of what’s to come. I hope you all enjoy it!”

“Softest Touch” follows previously released singles including the vibrant “Satellite” and dreamy “Skyline.”

This summer, Khalid will be joining Ed Sheeran on his + – = ÷ x Tour playing major stadiums in select cities across North America.

Khalid is a multi-Platinum global superstar who has been heralded in the TIME100 list of The Most Influential People. He has taken the world by storm since releasing his debut single “Location” while still a teenager, leading to two global hit albums in the shape of “American Teen” and the critically acclaimed Billboard No. 1 Free Spirit. He has collaborated with some of music’s biggest stars, achieving UK No. 1s with Benny Blanco and Halsey (“Eastside”), and Ed Sheeran (“Beautiful People”) as well as further UK Top 10 hits, both solo (“Talk”) and with Logic and Alessia Cara (“1-800-273-8255”), and Marshmello (“Silence”). In 2020, he was named the youngest artist to surpass 15 billion streams on Spotify alone and was named BMI’s Pop Songwriter of the Year. To date, Khalid has exceeded 30 billion streams, and has been nominated for seven Grammys, and won six Billboard Music Awards, three American Music Awards, a Teen Choice Award, an MTV Video Music Award, and an MTV Woodie Award. He was also honored with the Key To The City in his hometown by The Mayor and Council of the City of El Paso.

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