Khalid caught up with Billboard’s Chelsea Briggs on the pink carpet on the 2018 American Music Awards on Tuesday (Oct. 9), chatting about working with Normani, what followers can anticipate from his new album and who he would like to collaborate with in the future.
Speaking of the success of his Normani collaboration “Love Lies,” Khalid tells Billboard, “For me, it simply says that the tune is genuine, it’s actual, it’s simply all the things that you just hear within the tune is the connection that I share with Normani and it’s simply nice. She’s so wonderful, she’s so stunning and she or he’s a tremendous pal.”
Asked if he plans to work with Normani once more sooner or later, the singer says that he does hope that they cross paths musically once more.
Khalid additionally chats about his new album, which is at the moment within the works, whereas additionally revealing that he would possibly launch one thing earlier than the album. “I’ve simply been working so onerous to attempt to simply make music that actually emulated what’s within me,” he explains, “And I’ve actually been taking dangers, so hopefully the dangers repay.”
He reveals that beginning on his second album, he did really feel the strain that got here along with his debut album American Teen, however notes that it’s a “stunning strain,” including “Honestly, it simply sparked me as much as even go more durable.”
As for who he would like to collaborate with, Khalid excitedly reacts when prompted with the suggestion of Drake by Briggs, responding, “Oh, Drake could be actually hearth. Drake’s wonderful. He’s so good. I really met him final yr, so hopefully we get to do one thing someday quickly.”
You can watch the total video interview with Khalid above, and watch a clip of his AMAs efficiency under.