Davido also brought out Mayorkun on stage as the duo performed his songs, Mama and "Cheche". First there was his "Still on vacation!" social media posts the pool, quickly followed by an official announcement from the festival.
Following Khaled's withdrawal, festival organizers promised they were "working on something special that won't disappoint".
This understandably left many of those with tickets angry and annoyed.
Hours before climbing on stage, Davido had been spotted backstage wearing a red top with the inscription, "Long Live Olu", which is a tribute to his late friend, DJ Olu, who died mysteriously in 2017.
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"See those travel problems are causing chaos.", another devotee replied sarcastically, while a third critic tweeted, "Family is the reason why we do what we do and get up to go to work.oh wait.oh no you didn't".
"Dj Khaled not at Wireless today is the most obvious indication that Drake is gonna step in".
One wrote: "Drake is at #wireless... was a good substitution still". "No DJ Khaled. I really hope Drake shows up for you guys".
The Wireless Festival was held on the weekend of Friday July 6 - July 8, and had Nigeria's Davido performing on the second day of the event alongside other worldwide acts like Stormzy, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie and Migos.
Over the weekend, Davido performed at the Wireless Festival in United Kingdom and it was lit - not just because of his energetic performance.