Khalid takes ‘Free Spirit’ to No 1

Album is star’s second effort

Multi-platinum global superstar Khalid’s highly anticipated sophomore album Free Spirit debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200 with over 200k equivalent albums earned during its first week of release. This marks Khalid’s first Billboard Top 200 debut. Free Spirit is available now via Right Hand Music Group / RCA Records.

The Associated Press called Free Spirit “Stunning” and it was The New York Times “Critic’s Pick.”

Additionally, Khalid announced his Free Spirit World Tour. Produced by Live Nation, the North American tour kicks off in Phoenix, AZ on June 20th and will take Khalid across the U.S. and Canada, wrapping in Miami on August 17th. Khalid has enlisted friend Clairo, the 20-year-old “Pretty Girl” singer-songwriter, to appear as special guest on his summer tour.

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