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Sam Smith (born May 19th 1992)
Sam Smith is a British pop singer best known for his multi-platinum hit 'Stay With Me'.

Net worth: Sam Smith has an estimated net worth of $15 million according to The Squandor (2015).

Musical career: Sam Smith's first major musical venture was featuring on Disclosure's 2012 platinum hit 'Latch'. This was followed up by his first single 'Lay Me Down' in 2013 and an appearance on Naughty Boy's number one 'La La La', as well as his first EP 'Nirvana'. In 2014, he released his debut album 'In The Lonely Hour' through Capitol Records. It topped the UK chart and reached number two in the US, and featured the hit singles 'Money On My Mind', 'Stay With Me' and 'I'm Not The Only One'. That year he also embarked on his first US headline tour, and performed on both 'Late Night with Jimmy Fallon' and 'Saturday Night Live'. He joined the Band Aid 30 team for the new rendition of Bob Geldof's 'Do They Know It's Christmas?'. He has won six MOBO awards, a Brit and BBC's Sound of 2014.

Personal life: Sam Smith was raised in London by parents Kate and Frederick. He studied at St Mary's Catholic School in Bishop's Stortford as well as Youth Music Theatre UK and featured in their 2007 show 'Oh! Carol'. He performed in various jazz bands under the tutelage of Joanna Eden and was part of two choirs: the Bishop's Stortford Junior Operatics and Cantate Youth Choir. He came out as homosexual in 2014. He has admitted to suffering from OCD. He is Lily Allen's third cousin.



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Sam Smith Reveals New Album Release Date, Releases New Single 'Pray'


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Sam Smith has finally revealed details about his upcoming new album, announcing that it will be released next month and is titled The Thrill of It All.

The 25 year old singer is currently on the comeback trail following the multi-platinum success of his 2014 debut album In The Lonely Hour. Last month, he unveiled his first new track in nearly two years, ‘Too Good At Goodbyes’, which promptly shot to number one in the UK singles chart.

On Friday morning (October 6th), Smith revealed that the second single from his new album would be ‘Pray’, and posted the official audio track.

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Sam Smith Appears To Be Dating Actor Brandon Flynn


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Romance is in the air for Sam Smith, who has been seen getting cosy with actor Brandon Flynn while in New York. It's a heart-warming turn of events, given that he opened up recently about how hard it was to write his new album while struggling with heartbreak.

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We couldn't be more thrilled for 25-year-old Sam Smith, who seems to have found love with '13 Reasons Why' star Brandon Flynn. The pair were seen holding hands and smooching in the street while out for lunch in New York, and reports are saying this is the first time they've been seen out in public together.

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Sam Smith Gets Emotional In The Video For 'Too Good At Goodbyes'


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Ten days after unveiling his new single 'Too Good At Goodbyes', Sam Smith launches the official music video for the track and you will be crying so many tears. He's not a stranger to a love ballad, but this one is a bit of a heart-breaker.

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The tear-jerking video, directed by Luke Monaghan, appears to begin in some kind of home studio, with Sam singing alongside a pianist accompaniment. Then he appears in various settings from urban streets to country fields, and the story focuses on a variety of diverse yet sad-looking couples as they work through their problems.

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Sam Smith Reveals New Single 'Too Good At Goodbyes'


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With his multi-platinum debut album In The Lonely Hour, which eventually sold over two million copies in Britain, Sam Smith was one of the defining artists of 2014. After a lengthy break, he’s now revealed his brand new single ‘Too Good At Goodbyes’ – and spoken about his upcoming sophomore album.

The 25 year old Grammy and Oscar winner spoke to Zane Lowe’s Beats 1 radio show on Thursday night (September 7th). He revealed that his new album would be released in 2017 in time for Christmas, but refused to give a release date or confirm the title. However, he did offer some insight into his writing processes for the new track.

“This song is about me and about a relationship that I was in,” he admitted. “I’m still very, very single. I think I’m even more single than I was when I released In the Lonely Hour, so I’m insanely single. People are gonna see, this one as I’ve said is about me and something that I’ve gone through.”

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Sam Smith Writes New Song For Matt Terry


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Sam Smith has penned a new song for Matt Terry.

The 'The X Factor' winner performed the 24-year-old singer songwriter's song 'Writing's On The Wall' during the competition, and has admitted he is honoured the powerhouse has sent over the lyrics to a new track, although he turned down a duet with the champion on the show last year.

Speaking to the Daily Star newspaper about Sam, he said: ''When I did his song it was an amazing moment. So to record a song written by him now is so exciting.''

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Sam Smith Pays Homage To George Michael


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Sam Smith has credited George Michael for helping to shape him as an artist.

The 'Stay With Me' singer broke his social media silence on Monday (26.12.16) - his first post since June - to pay his respects to the late 'Careless Whisper' hitmaker, who was just 53-years-old when he passed away at his home in Goring-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, South East England on Christmas Day (25.12.16).

Taking to Twitter, he wrote: ''Words can't express how much you and your music meant and means to me. Please play his music as loud as you can today..& celebrate one of the most magical, talented, bravest & important figures in music & life as I know it. Your music & message will live on

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Adele's '25' Sells More Than The Next Four Best-Selling Worldwide Albums Put Together In 2015


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Confirming what we essentially already knew, Adele’s global domination is total, with the news that her latest album 25 outsold the rest of the top five bestsellers around the world put together in 2015.

The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI), a global body representing the music industry, reports that her long-awaited third album sold 17.4 million units in 2015, despite only coming out in late November. As a result, the organisation concludes that Adele has helped to reverse “two decades of almost uninterrupted decline” in the music business.

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Dustin Lance Black Reminds Sam Smith He's Not The First Openly Gay Oscar Winner


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Screenwriter Dustin Lance Black gave Sam Smith a very public reminder that he’s not the first openly gay person to win an Oscar, after the singer made the faux pas during his acceptance speech at Sunday night’s ceremony. Black, who won an Oscar for best original screenplay in 2009 for Milk, tweeted Smith after his speech, also telling the singer to stop texting his fiancé, British diver Tom Daley.

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“Hey @SamSmithWorld, if you have no idea who I am, it may be time to stop texting my fiancé,” Black tweeted, while also including a link to a video of his 2009 win.

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Sam Smith - Saint Laurent at Hollywood Palladium - Arrivals at The Palladium - Hollywood, California, United States - Wednesday 10th February 2016

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Amy Winehouse Receives A Sam Smith Makeover With 'Love Is A Losing Game' Cover [Listen]


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Sam Smith is just one of those singers that never manages to leave a dry eye in the house. Now, he's taken things a step further by performing a sensational cover of the late Amy Winehouse's ballad 'Love Is A Losing Game' on BBC Radio 1 after seeing the biopic.

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The 'Amy' documentary was probably one of the most touching films of the year, receiving widespread critical acclaim for its candid portrayal of Amy Winehouse's rise to stardom and her tragic fall from grace. As fans will know, the talented singer's short life was tainted by relationship woes and self-esteem issues in addition to the substance addiction she fell victim to - which makes her hits all the more moving when you hear them.

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Sam Smith Announces Break From Music


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Having enjoyed an incredibly successful 18 months since his debut album was released, Sam Smith has announced that he’ll be taking a short break from all musical activity as he concentrates on his love life.

He told Entertainment Tonight at the red carpet premiere of the new James Bond movie Spectre, for which he sang the theme tune ‘Writing’s On The Wall’, that he’ll be taking a bit of time off from all touring and recording activities in order to focus on his personal life.

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Sam Smith and John Legend - The pair recorded the track together in Los Angeles, earlier this year. The single is produced by Jimmy Napes and Steve Fitzmaurice and was written by Sam Smith, James Napier and Elvin Smith. Universal will donate 100% of its profits from the sale of the single to Comic Relief. - - Thursday 5th February 2015

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Sam Smith - Celebrities at the Sarm studios to record the Band Aid 30 single 'Do they Know It's Christmas'. The new Band Aid 30 song and music video will debut on The X Factor results show Sunday night (16Nov). at The X Factor - London, United Kingdom - Saturday 15th November 2014

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Sam Smith - Universal Music Group 2014 Post-Grammy Party At The Ace Hotel Theater - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 26th January 2014

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Sam Smith

Date of birth

19th May, 1992

Occupation

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Sex

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