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Sam Smith

Samuel Frederick Smith (born 19 May 1992) is an English singer and songwriter. After rising to prominence in October 2012 by featuring on Disclosure's breakthrough single "Latch", which peaked at number eleven on the UK Singles Chart, Smith was subsequently featured on Naughty Boy's "La La La", which became a number one single in May 2013. In December 2013, Smith was nominated for the 2014 Brit Critics' Choice Award and the BBC's Sound of 2014 poll, winning both.Smith's debut studio album, In the Lonely Hour, was released in May 2014 on Capitol Records UK. The album's lead single, "Lay Me Down", was released prior to "La La La". The album's second single, "Money on My Mind", became Smith's second number one single in the UK. The third single, "Stay with Me", was internationally successful, reaching number one in the UK and number two on the US Billboard Hot 100, while subsequent singles "I'm Not the Only One" and "Like I Can" reached the top ten in the UK. The album won four awards, at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards, including Best Pop Vocal Album, Best New Artist, Record of the Year, Song of the Year, and nominations for Album of the Year and Best Pop Solo Performance.

For Smith's and Jimmy Napes's song "Writing's on the Wall", the theme for the James Bond film Spectre (2015), Smith won the Golden Globe Award and the Academy Award for Best Original Song. Smith's second studio album, The Thrill of It All, was released in November 2017 and debuted atop the UK and US album charts. The lead single, "Too Good at Goodbyes", reached number one in the UK and Australia and number four in the US. Following the 2018 single "Promises" with Calvin Harris, which peaked at number one in the UK, Smith released "Dancing with a Stranger" with Normani in 2019, which reached the top ten in the UK and the US and was nominated for Song of the Year at the 2020 Brit Awards, and followed it by releasing a string of commercially successful singles "How Do You Sleep?", "To Die For", and "I'm Ready" with Demi Lovato; all of which feature on Smith's third album, Love Goes.As of April 2021, Smith has sold over 30 million albums worldwide. Smith's achievements include four Grammy Awards, three Brit Awards, three Billboard Music Awards, and an American Music Award, as well as a Golden Globe and an Academy Award. Smith is genderqueer and uses they/them pronouns.

May 1, 2022

Fans Choose Sam Smith’s ‘Love Me More’ as This Week’s Favorite New Music

Music fans chose Smith's new anthem about loving one's self as their favorite music release of the past week.

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April 29, 2022

First Out: New Music From Sam Smith, Kehlani, Tegan and Sara & More

From Sam Smith's groovy new single, to Kehlani’s hotly-anticipated new album, check out just a few of our favorite releases from this week below.

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April 29, 2022

Listen to Sam Smith’s new anthem of self-worth, ‘Love Me More’

"It’s taken a lifetime to express this type of joy and honesty in my music" The post Listen to Sam Smith’s new anthem of self-worth, ‘Love Me More’ appeared first on NME.

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April 28, 2022

Sam Smith Unveils Introspective New Single ‘Love Me More’: Listen

"Maybe I am learning how to love me more," Smith sings in the chorus.

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April 28, 2022

Sam Smith Learns to ‘Love Me More’ on Self-Worth Anthem

“I felt like that for the longest time and slowly I’m learning how to just be nice to myself," Smith says about the song

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April 21, 2022

Sam Smith announces brand new single ‘Love Me More’

It's due for release next week The post Sam Smith announces brand new single ‘Love Me More’ appeared first on NME.

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April 20, 2022

Sam Smith Is Ready to Ring In a New Era With Forthcoming Single, ‘Love Me More’: Here’s When It Arrives

The star also shared a clip of themselves performing the song in a stripped-down studio session earlier this week.

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March 8, 2022

Sam Smith and Normani Accused of Copying ‘Dancing With a Stranger’ | Billboard News

Sam Smith and Normani are facing a copyright lawsuit over their 2019 hit “Dancing With a Stranger,” filed by three songwriters who say the song is “strikingly similar” to an earlier track with the same name and refrain.

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March 7, 2022

Sam Smith, Normani Accused of Copying ‘Dancing With a Stranger’

"Immediately obvious" that Smith's hit was copied from a 2015 song, a lawsuit claims.

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March 7, 2022

Sam Smith and Normani sued for “obvious” copyright infringement on collaboration

A new lawsuit against the pair alleges that it was “impossible that the infringing composition and sound recording were independently created" The post Sam Smith and Normani sued for “obvious” copyright infringement on collaboration appeared first on NME.

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March 5, 2022

Sam Smith, Normani Sued For ‘Obvious’ Infringement on ‘Dancing With A Stranger’

"It is impossible that the infringing composition and sound recording were independently created," new lawsuit filed in federal court in Los Angeles states

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January 10, 2022

Music Stars’ Wax Figures: Beyonce, Ariana Grande, Britney Spears & More

See wax figures of Miley Cyrus, Nicki Minaj, Sam Smith, One Direction and more!

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December 9, 2021

Holly Humberstone Wins Brit Awards’ Rising Star Award

Past winners in the category include Adele and Sam Smith, who both also won the Grammy for best new artist.

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November 20, 2021

Ed Sheeran, Yungblud and more join all-star charity Fleetwood Mac cover

Anne-Marie and Niall Horan led the Children In Need version of 'Everywhere', also featuring Griff, Lewis Capaldi and Sam Smith The post Ed Sheeran, Yungblud and more join all-star charity Fleetwood Mac cover appeared first on NME.

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November 1, 2021

Sam Smith Signs Publishing Deal With Warner Chappell, Tim & Danny Music

Tim & Danny Music has partnered with Warner Chappell Music and Sam Smith on a new global publishing deal that will cover the singer’s future works.

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October 7, 2021

Flashback: Radiohead’s Rejected James Bond Theme ‘Spectre’

The band took a break from the 'A Moon Shaped Pool' sessions in 2015 to record this song, but it was ultimately rejected in favor of a Sam Smith tune

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September 17, 2021

First Out: New Music from Lil Nas X, Kehlani, Sam Smith & More

From Lil Nas X's long-awaited debut album to Kehlani's stunning new single, check out just a few of our favorite releases from this week.

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September 3, 2021

Carrie Underwood, Dan + Shay Take on ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ Song ‘Only Us’

Soundtrack for movie adaptation of Tony-winning musical also features Sam Smith, Sza, and Finneas

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August 31, 2021

Carrie Underwood & Dan + Shay, Finneas and More Featured on ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ Soundtrack: Exclusive

The 'Dear Evan Hansen' soundtrack, set to release on Sept. 24, will feature Carrie Underwood with Dan + Shay, Finneas, Sam Smith, SZA and more. Get the details.

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Love Me More (Acoustic)

May 20, 2022

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Love Me More

April 28, 2022

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Dear Evan Hansen (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

September 24, 2021

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You Will Be Found (with Summer Walker) [From The “Dear Evan Hansen” Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]

September 17, 2021

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Love Goes: Live at Abbey Road Studios

March 19, 2021

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The Lighthouse Keeper

November 20, 2020

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Love Goes

October 30, 2020

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Diamonds (Joel Corry Remix)

October 9, 2020

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Diamonds (Acoustic)

October 9, 2020

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Diamonds

September 17, 2020

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Temptation

August 24, 2020

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My Oasis (feat. Burna Boy)

July 30, 2020

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Fix You (Live)

July 6, 2020

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I’m Ready (with Demi Lovato)

April 16, 2020

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To Die For (Acoustic)

March 13, 2020

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To Die For (Ólafur Arnalds Remix)

March 6, 2020

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To Die For (Y2K Remix)

March 5, 2020

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To Die For (Madism Remix)

March 5, 2020

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To Die For (Blinkie Remix)

March 5, 2020

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To Die For

February 14, 2020

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I Feel Love

November 1, 2019

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Get Happy (with Sam Smith)

September 24, 2019

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How Do You Sleep? (Sleep Mix)

September 13, 2019

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How Do You Sleep? (Acoustic)

August 16, 2019

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How Do You Sleep?

July 19, 2019

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Dancing With A Stranger (With Normani) [Cheat Codes Remix]

March 8, 2019

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Dancing With A Stranger (With Normani) [Acoustic]

February 15, 2019

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Dancing With A Stranger (with Normani)

January 11, 2019

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Fire On Fire (From "Watership Down")

December 21, 2018

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Promises (with Sam Smith) [Extended Mix]

October 20, 2018

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Promises (with Sam Smith) [Remixes]

October 19, 2018

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Party of One (feat. Sam Smith)

October 17, 2018

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Promises (with Sam Smith)

August 17, 2018

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Baby, You Make Me Crazy (Friction Remix)

August 10, 2018

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Pray (MK Remix)

April 27, 2018

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Pray

March 29, 2018

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Spotify Singles

January 31, 2018

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Spotify Singles - Holiday

November 29, 2017

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The Thrill Of It All (Special Edition)

November 3, 2017

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Too Good At Goodbyes (Snakehips Remix)

September 29, 2017

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Too Good At Goodbyes (Galantis Remix)

September 29, 2017

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Too Good At Goodbyes (Acoustic)

September 29, 2017

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In The Lonely Hour (Drowning Shadows Edition)

November 6, 2015

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Writing's On The Wall

September 25, 2015

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Lay Me Down (Flume Remix)

July 16, 2015

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Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas

December 5, 2014

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When It's Alright

July 11, 2014

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In The Lonely Hour

May 26, 2014

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When It's Alright (Remix)

August 9, 2013

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Nirvana

January 1, 2013

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