Sam Smith

British singer-songwriter

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

Sam Smith
Smith during a concert in Glasgow, Scotland on 23 October 2014.
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 32)
London, England
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • songwriter
Years active2007–present
Labels
Websitesamsmithworld.com

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

In 2017, Smith released the album The Thrill of It All. The first single from the album. "Too Good at Goodbyes", received good reviews. It reached number one on United Kingdom music charts and number four on the Billboard Hot 100.

Personal life change

Smith was born in London. Smith came out as gay in May 2014[3] and non-binary in 2019.[4] They prefer to be referred to as “they/them”. [5]

Discography change

See Sam Smith - Discography

References change

  1. "Songwriter/Composer: Smith, Samuel Frederick". Broadcast Music, Inc. Archived from the original on 31 January 2014. Retrieved 17 May 2014.
  2. "Sam Smith". All Music. Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  3. Brodesser-Akner, Taffy (2017-11-01). "The Tear-Stained Confessions of Sam Smith". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2023-09-28.
  4. "'I'm not male or female': Sam Smith comes out as nonbinary". NBC News. 2019-03-18. Retrieved 2023-09-28.
  5. America, Good Morning. "Sam Smith on why they won't get upset if you use the wrong pronouns: 'Mistakes happen'". Good Morning America. Retrieved 2023-09-28.