Sam Smith

English singer and songwriter
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Samuel Frederick "Sam" Smith OBE (born 19 May 1992)[2] is a British singer-songwriter. He became famous in October 2012 when the song "Latch" by Disclosure came out. In 2013, he released the single "Lay Me Down". In 2014 Smith had a single, "Stay with Me" and "Money on My Mind" through his album In the Lonely Hour, which 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 30)
London, England
  • Singer
  • songwriter
Years active2007–present

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 his 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. He came out as gay in May 2014 and non-binary in September 2019<ref>{{Cite web|last=Nichols|first=James|date=2016-02-02|title=British Singer


See Sam Smith - Discography


  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.