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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 is pictured at the 2017 102.7 KIIS FM Jingle Ball Presented by Capital One, taking place at The Forum. The event saw performances from the likes of Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, The Chainsmokers, Kesha and others. - Los Angeles, California, United States - Friday 1st December 2017

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Demi Lovato Does Sensational Cover Of Sam Smith's 'Too Good At Goodbyes'


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It is quite the challenge to cover a song by such an incredibly flawless singer, but it has to be said that Demi Lovato absolutely slayed Sam Smith's new single 'Too Good At Goodbyes' during a live session at the BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge this week.

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If Sam Smith and Demi Lovato don't team up soon for a collaboration, it will be such a shame for the pop world. The pair of them have such soul in their voices that 'Too Good At Goodbyes' makes for an amazing listen. 

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Sam Smith Album Inspired By 'Holding The Man' Book


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Sam Smith says his album 'The Thrill of It All' was inspired by 'Holding the Man' book.

The powerhouse has recently released his latest LP, and the star has admitted the track titled 'Him' is his ''favourite'' song on the compilation, because it was based on a text based on a homosexual male who was opening up about his sexuality during the ''AIDs epidemic''.

Speaking about his creative influence in a song by song review, which has been published on StarObserver.com.au, Sam said: ''It's one of my favourite songs on the album.

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Sam Smith Regrets Oscars Best Song Speech


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Sam Smith regrets mistakenly claiming he was the first openly gay man to win an Academy Award during his speech at the prestigious ceremony in 2016.

The 'Writing's On The Wall' singer was honoured with the Best Song gong for the 'Spectre' hit, and while he was very proud to be recognised for the 'James Bond' theme, the moment was soured by the backlash to his comments as he accepted the prize.

Speaking at the time, he said: ''I read an article a few months ago by Sir Ian McKellen and he said that no openly gay man had ever won an Oscar.''

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Sam Smith Gets To Meet His Idols On Carpool Karaoke


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James Corden's latest Carpool Karaoke guest was the one and only Sam Smith, and it was definitely one of the funniest yet. Plus, the 'Late Late Show' host managed to make the singer's whole year by bringing along some very special guests and rendering him super starstruck.

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After first singing Sam's latest single 'Too Good at Goodbyes', he and James spoke about both their weight-loss journeys - one of which was a lot more successful than the other. However, Sam doesn't plan to stay slim forever by any means.

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Sam Smith Is A Huge Fan Of Khalid


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Sam Smith was overjoyed to meet Khalid, and has hailed him as a ''special guy''.

The 'Writing's On The Wall' singer is a huge fan of the 'Location' hitmaker, and revealed he has become an even bigger supporter of the star after meeting him over the weekend.

Taking to social media, he wrote: ''Magical moment when your a fan of someone's music & you meet them and become MORE of a Fan! @thegreatkhalid... what a special guy''

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

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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

Date of birth

19th May, 1992

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Sex

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