Sam Smith

Sam Smith

Samuel Frederick known as Sam Smith was born on May 19 , 1992 in London. A natural singer, Smith began performing as a child.Smith was placed in formal vocal training with a local jazz singer at the age of 8, after his parents heard him sing along to Whitney Houston’s “My Love Is Your Love”.His mother, then a prominent banker in London, often asked her son to perform for friends and associates at dinner parties.From the age of 12, Smith’s career was handled by six different managers, with guarantees of fame that never came to pass. When he was 16, his mother was fired from her job for “gross misconduct,” after supposedly spending too much company time on his budding pop career.

Sam Smith rose to fame after he’s featured in Disclosure’s 2012 hit single “Latch”.The song peaked at No. 11 on the U.K. Singles Chart. He then released his debut single “Lay Me Down” in early 2013.His subsequent feature—on Naughty Boy’s  “La La La”—earned him his first number one single in May 2013.In December 2013, he was nominated for the 2014 Brit Critics’ Choice Award and the BBC’s Sound of 2014  poll, both of which he won.

Smith’s second single “Money in my mind ” became  his second number 1 single in the UK. The albums third single “stay with me” was an international success.He made his US debut on late night with Jimmy fallon,followed by a performance on “Saturday Night Live” in  March 2014.”In the Lonely Hour”, was released in May in his home country, while fans in the U.S. would have to wait until June 17.

In December 2014, Smith was nominated for six Grammy Awards , and at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards  in February 2015 he won four: Best New Artist , “Stay with Me” for Record Of The Year  and Song Of The Year , and In the Lonely Hour for Best Pop Vocal Album. At the 2015 Brit Awards , he won the awards for British Breakthrough Acts  and Global Success. At the 2015 Billboard Music Awards , Smith received three Billboard Awards: Top Male Artist, Top New Artist, and Top Radio Songs Artist. His musical achievements have also led him to be mentioned twice in the Guinness World Records.

In May 2014, Smith came out to the public as gay . I’ve made my music so that it could be about anything and everybody – whether it’s a guy, a female or a goat – and everybody can relate to that,” he continued and added that he’d never been in a love relationship before. He said that there was a man he loved that didn’t love him back.At the 2015 Grammy Awards, where he won four categories, he said, “I want to thank the man who this record is about, who I fell in love with last year. Thank you so much for breaking my heart because you got me four Grammys!”.

Smith continued to keep busy in 2015, releasing a re-recorded version of “Lay Me Down” as a duet with soul singer/songwriter John Legend . The track went to No. 1 on the UK pop charts while raising money for the charity initiative Comic Relief. Currently he is on a relationship with Jay Camilleri. Sam Smith net worth 15 million dollars. Sam Smith has 7.9 million followers on instagram.

 

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