Khalid is the second Saturday night act to be announced at the Bahrain Grand Prix 2020.
The Grammy-nominated singer, who was named top new artist at the Billboard Music Awards in 2019, has previously collaborated with Halsey, Billie Eilish and Shawn Mendes.
His second album, Free Spirit, topped the US and Canadian charts and reached number two in the UK last year. One of the songs from that album, Talk, was nominated for Record of the Year at this year’s Grammys.
Khalid is best known for the song Love Lies, a duet with Normani which featured in the film Love, Simon.
He will be the first of two acts performing on Saturday night, with Dutch DJ Don Diablo spinning the decks later on in the evening.
Diablo is currently ranked as the 6th best DJ in the world according to DJ Magazine, and has previously collaborated with Gucci Mane and Emile Sande.
On Friday night, Afrojack is set to perform. Afrojack has collaborated with everyone from Beyoncé to David Guetta.
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