Governors Ball 2018: 20 Best Things We Saw

Highlights from New York's biggest summer bash, including Pusha T's surprise set and Yeah Yeah Yeahs' heartrending comeback

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Best Teen Heartthrob: Khalid
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Best Teen Heartthrob: Khalid

Ironically having just turned 20, Khalid, mastermind behind Grammy-nominated record American Teen, catered his Sunday evening performance on the main stage to his massive audience of actual teens. He kicked off his set by quoting a lyric from his song, "8TEEN"– "Let's do all the stupid shit young kids do" – and shouted out recent high school graduates in saying, "I want to congratulate the class of 2018!" While his band and backup dancers were almost robotically airtight, Khalid exuded a natural sense of tenderness towards his fans, especially as he wrapped up with his 2017 hit, "Young Dumb & Broke." The thousands of American teens in the crowd were rapt under the spell of their young king. S.B.

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