Sam Smith Biography (Wikipedia)
Samuel Frederick "Sam" Smith (born 19 May 1992) is an English singer-songwriter. He rose to fame in October 2012 when he was featured on Disclosure's breakthrough single "Latch", which peaked at number eleven on the UK Singles Chart. His subsequent feature—on Naughty Boy's "La La La"—earned him his first number one single in May 2013. In December 2013, he was nominated for the 2014 Brit Critics' Choice Award and the BBC's Sound of 2014 poll, both of which he won.
He released his debut studio album, In the Lonely Hour, in May 2014 on Capitol Records UK. The lead single, "Lay Me Down", was released prior to "La La La". The second single, "Money on My Mind", became his second number one single in the UK. The album's third single, "Stay with Me", was an international success, reaching number one in the UK and number two on the US Billboard Hot 100, while the fourth single "I'm Not the Only One" reached the top five in both countries. The fifth single, "Like I Can", reached number nine in the UK. He made his US debut on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, followed by a performance on Saturday Night Live in March 2014.
- Sam Smith: "I'm in complete shock, the whole thing is just amazing"https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03l0ww9.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03l0ww9.jpg2016-02-29T08:44:00.000ZSam Smith talks to the BBC's Colin Paterson at the Vanity Fair After-Party after winning the Oscar for Best Original Song for 'Writings on the Wall'http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p03l0wwp
Sam Smith: "I'm in complete shock, the whole thing is just amazing"
- Ask Sam Smithhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03hfdwl.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03hfdwl.jpg2016-02-03T15:54:00.000ZJo Whiley puts Radio 2 listeners' questions to Sam ahead of his concert.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p03hfhmw
Ask Sam Smith
- ‘It feels like a controlled rise’ – Sam Smith meets Annie Mac to reflect on an incredible yearhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p036mw6p.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p036mw6p.jpg2015-10-30T10:45:00.000ZSam chats to Annie about winning a Grammy and having the first ever number-one Bond song.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p036mwqg
‘It feels like a controlled rise’ – Sam Smith meets Annie Mac to reflect on an incredible year
- Sam Smith will sing the theme tune to new Bond film Spectrehttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p031yb9w.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p031yb9w.jpg2015-09-08T14:04:00.000ZSam Smith announces to Nick Grimshaw that he will be the one to sing the theme tune to the new James Bond film Spectre, live on the BBC Radio 1 Breakfast show.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p031ybgh
Sam Smith will sing the theme tune to new Bond film Spectre
- Sam Smith talks to Grimmy about The Brits, his new music and... water temperaturehttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02ky6gk.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02ky6gk.jpg2015-02-27T11:03:00.000ZSam Smith talks to Grimmy about The Brits, his new music, fashion shows and getting picky about things.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p02ky6wr
Sam Smith talks to Grimmy about The Brits, his new music and... water temperature
- Sam Smith - Tracks of My Yearshttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02glv9k.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02glv9k.jpg2015-01-09T18:21:00.000ZSam Smith picks the Tracks of My Years for Ken Bruce on Radio 2.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p02glv9y
Sam Smith - Tracks of My Years
- Jimmy Napes and Sam Smith join Annie for a Snack, Track and Chathttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01pp9rf.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01pp9rf.jpg2014-12-22T15:13:00.000ZSam Smith and producer Jimmy Napes join Annie to talk about some of their favourite music.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p02frbtz
Jimmy Napes and Sam Smith join Annie for a Snack, Track and Chat
- Sam Smith brought his incredible voice to the studio today and made 'Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas' his own!https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02fjh8m.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02fjh8m.jpg2014-12-18T13:26:00.000ZSam polished off a pretty good year with an amazing session for the Breakfast Show!http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p02fjhcn
Sam Smith brought his incredible voice to the studio today and made 'Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas' his own!
- God Only Knows (BBC Music)https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p0285vtj.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p0285vtj.jpg2014-10-07T18:50:00.000ZTo celebrate the launch of BBC Music we've remade The Beach Boys' masterpiece God Only Knows with the help of a few friends…http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p0286057
God Only Knows (BBC Music)
- Sam Smith highlightshttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01zs1bp.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01zs1bp.jpg2014-06-25T18:56:00.000ZHighlights of Sam Smith's set at Radio 1's Big Weekend in Glasgow 2014http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01zs5qv
Sam Smith highlights
- Sam Smith catches up with Jo Whiley at the BRITshttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01sp99l.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01sp99l.jpg2014-02-21T17:13:00.000ZJo has a backstage interview with singer Sam Smith.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01sp9b8
Sam Smith catches up with Jo Whiley at the BRITs
- Sam Smith chats to Zane Lowehttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01pvbr1.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01pvbr1.jpg2014-01-14T10:49:00.000ZSam Smith chats to Zane Lowe about his forthcoming debut album In The Lonely Hour.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01pvbt4
Sam Smith chats to Zane Lowe
- Sam Smith is announced as the winner of BBC Sound of 2014https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01pmjk5.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01pmjk5.jpg2014-01-10T13:09:00.000ZNick Grimshaw reveals Sam Smith as BBC Sound of 2014 Winner.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01pmjkh
Sam Smith is announced as the winner of BBC Sound of 2014
- Sam Smith has a Special Delivery for Annie Machttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01pcxr0.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01pcxr0.jpg2014-01-06T14:54:00.000ZSam Smith treats Annie Mac to the first play of MK's Remix of Money On My Mind.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01pcxr2
Sam Smith has a Special Delivery for Annie Mac
- Sam Smith - Latchhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01mjjld.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01mjjld.jpg2013-12-02T00:00:00.000ZSound of 2014 artist Sam Smith performs an acoustic version of Disclosure's hit Latchhttp://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01mjk5d
Sam Smith - Latch
Sam Smith Tracks
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Radio 2 In Concert: Sam Smith
T in the Park: 2015
Radio 1's Big Weekend: Big Weekend 2015
6 Music at Bestival
Live Lounge: Sam Smith
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