Sam Smith (singer)

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Sam Smith
Sam Smith (Oct. 23, 2014) 02.jpg
Smith during a concert in Glasgow, Scotland on 23 October 2014.
Background information
Birth nameSamuel Frederick Smith[1]
Born (1992-05-19) 19 May 1992 (age 27)
London, England
Genres
OccupationsSinger, songwriter
Years active2007–present
Labels
Associated acts
Websitesamsmithworld.com

Samuel Frederick "Sam" Smith (born 19 May 1992)[2] is a British singer-songwriter. They became famous in October 2012 when the song "Latch" by Disclosure came out. In 2013, they released the single "Lay Me Down". In 2014 Smith had a single, "Stay with Me" and "Money on My Mind" through their album In the Lonely Hour, which became a major international success.

Their 2015 song "Writing's on the Wall" was recorded for the 2015 James Bond movie Spectre and won a Golden Globe Award and an Academy Award for Best Original Song.

In 2017, Smith released their album The Thrill of It All. Its lead single, "Too Good at Goodbyes", received positive reviews and reached number one in the UK and number four on the Billboard Hot 100.

Smith was born in London. They came out as gay in May 2014 and non-binary in September 2019[3] and prefer the pronouns they/them.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Songwriter/Composer: Smith, Samuel Frederick". Broadcast Music, Inc. Retrieved 17 May 2014.
  2. "Sam Smith". All Music. Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  3. Sam Smith comes out