The Kid Laroi dons a Lenny Kravitz t-shirt at Poptopia in San Jose, CA

Kid Laroi dons a Lenny Kravitz t-shirt as he takes the stage at Poptopia in San Jose, CA










Kid Laroi is taking the world by storm.

And on Saturday, the Australian-born artist delivered another energetic performance to headline the Poptopia concert at the SAP Center in San Jose, California.

The 18-year-old singer and rapper cut a bold figure, wearing a Lenny Kravitz printed t-shirt which he paired with black jeans and a brown jacket.

Wow the crowd: Australian rapper The Kid Laroi, 18 (pictured) rocked a Lenny Kravitz print t-shirt as he headlined Poptopia on Saturday

He completed his look with tinted sunglasses and a pearl necklace.

He sent crowds into a frenzy as he performed his chart-topping collaboration with Justin Bieber “Stay” and his 2020 hit “Without You.”

At one point, the top of the leaderboard was seen jumping around the stage to the cheers of the crowd.

Effortlessly cool: The young singer and rapper cut a bold figure, wearing a Lenny Kravitz printed t-shirt which he teamed with black jeans and a brown jacket

Effortlessly cool: The young singer and rapper cut a bold figure, wearing a Lenny Kravitz printed t-shirt which he teamed with black jeans and a brown jacket

Edgy: He completed his look with tinted sunglasses and a pearl necklace

Edgy: He completed his look with tinted sunglasses and a pearl necklace

Joining him at the festival were American pop sensation Doja Cat, Black Eyed Peas, rapper Saweetie, Tate McRae and Tai Verdes.

The appearance comes just days after he won Best Artist and Best Pop Release at the 2021 ARIA Awards for his single, Stay, which he recorded with Justin Bieber.

‘Dude, how good is Australian music? Tonight was such an amazing night,’ he began in his Top Artist acceptance speech.

Hit-maker: He sent crowds into a frenzy as he performed his chart-topping collaboration with Justin Bieber 'Stay' and his 2020 hit 'Without You'

Hit-maker: He sent crowds into a frenzy as he performed his chart-topping collaboration with Justin Bieber ‘Stay’ and his 2020 hit ‘Without You’

Fit: At one point, the top of the rankings was seen jumping around the stage to the cheers of the crowd

Fit: At one point, the top of the rankings was seen jumping around the stage to the cheers of the crowd

“I feel so blessed and overwhelmed with all the love and support, and it’s amazing that I’m getting so much love, especially from home. It means the world to me.

“Starting this is all I ever wanted to do, just bring up the culture and show the world how good Australian music is.”

“Shout out to all of you who supported him. I’ll be back next year on tour, and I can’t wait to see you all. I love you.’

Stealing the show: Last month he won Best Artist and Best Pop Release for his single, Stay, which he recorded with Justin Bieber

Stealing the show: Last month he won Best Artist and Best Pop Release for his single, Stay, which he recorded with Justin Bieber

“Last week I went on a little vacation for the first time in a long time,” The Kid LAROI – real name Charlton Kenneth Jeffrey Howard – wrote on Instagram on November 16.

‘During this time I started thinking and decided that I needed to get away from it all for a bit and focus on the next project; my first album.

“I will miss you all beyond words, but I believe this is what I have to do to bring you the best music possible.”

Addressing his fans, he added: “It’s been a crazy year, to say the least… I’ll never be able to repay you.”

Take a break: Speaking to his fans, he added:

Taking a break: Speaking to his fans, he added: ‘It’s been a crazy year, to say the least…I’ll never be able to repay you’

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Elizabeth J. Harless