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.
He admits that things are still raw since their break-up this year.
Break-ups are never easy whether you're famous or not, and Sam Smith is still feeling the pain of his last relationship ending. He opened up about the heartbreak, after splitting from his boyfriend of nine months, Brandon Flynn, back in June this year.
Sam Smith at the Brit Awards
The 26-year-old 'Promises' singer split from the 24-year-old '13 Reasons Why' actor around three months ago, having been dating since the latter half of last year. It's thought that their various clashing commitments was what came between them.
Continue reading: Sam Smith Reflects On Relationship With 'Wonderful' Brandon Flynn
Smith had posted an Instagram story zooming in on a woman eating a large breakfast while on holiday in the States.
Sam Smith has moved to deny claims that he fat-shamed a woman while on holiday, after he posted a video via his Instagram of her eating a large breakfast.
The British singer, 26, was on holiday in California with ’13 Reasons Why’ star Brandon Flynn when he shared a short Instagram story video of a nearby diner in a café, captioned “good going”. Flynn, also in the picture, can be seen pulling a face.
“It seems as if he is fat-shaming me for having such a big breakfast,” Lauren Brooks, a London office worker, told British newspaper The Daily Star after recognising herself in Smith’s video.
Continue reading: Sam Smith Denies Fat-Shaming Woman On Holiday
Sam Smith has said Justin TImberlake ''smashed'' his Super Bowl LII half-time show performance, which included an on-screen duet with late 'Purple Rain' icon Prince.
The 'Too Good at Goodbyes' hitmaker appeared to be glued to his screen during the 'Can't Stop The Feeling' singer's extravagant set, which included performing with late icon Prince, who appeared as a video projection.
Taking to Twitter during the live show, Sam tweeted: ''JT smashed the Super Bowl so hard. (sic)''
Continue reading: Sam Smith Praises Justin Timberlake's Super Bowl Show
The line-up includes just one female performer, Dua Lipa
It’s that time of the year again when award ceremonies for the arts roll around. We’ve already had the Golden Globes and the Critic’s Choice Award for films and the Grammys are BRITs are coming up for the music world. However, there is one artist who is not keen on the upcoming British music award celebrations and that is Paloma Faith.
Paloma Faith has criticised the performer line-up at February's BRIT awards
Speaking about the line-up of artists due to perform at the BRITs in February, the Only Love Can Hurt Like This hitmaker has hit out at the fact there is only one woman on the billing.
Her live rendition of the song is perfect.
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.
Demi Lovato at the MTV EMAs
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.
Continue reading: Demi Lovato Does Sensational Cover Of Sam Smith's 'Too Good At Goodbyes'
Sam Smith says his album 'The Thrill of It All' was inspired by 'Holding the Man' book.
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.
Continue reading: Sam Smith Album Inspired By 'Holding The Man' Book
Sam Smith has admitted he regrets comments he made while accepting the Academy Award for Best Song in 2016.
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.''
Continue reading: Sam Smith Regrets Oscars Best Song Speech
James Corden invites some special guests to sing with them on the road.
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.
Sam Smith at the Attitude Awards
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.
Continue reading: Sam Smith Gets To Meet His Idols On Carpool Karaoke
Sam Smith has heaped praise on Khalid, describing him as a ''special'' talent and said that meeting the singer was ''magical''
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''
Continue reading: Sam Smith Is A Huge Fan Of Khalid
Smith's second album, 'The Thrill of It All', will be released in November.
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.
Continue reading: Sam Smith Reveals New Album Release Date, Releases New Single 'Pray'
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
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
Date of birth
19th May, 1992