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They rose to prominence in October 2012 after being featured 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, they were 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 an international success, reaching number one in the UK and number two on the US Billboard Hot 100, while their 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. They released the 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. Their 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.

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See HANDS ON A HARDBODY Reunion Concert, Jenn Colella, Shaun Cassidy & More at 54 Below in June

This month, 54 BELOW will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.

Sam Smith Releases New Amazon Original Cover of 'Beautiful'

Amazon Music proudly presents multi-Platinum, GRAMMY®, BRIT, Golden Globe and Oscar winning artist/songwriter Smith’s Amazon Original cover of “Beautiful,” made famous by Christina Aguilera and written by songwriter/musician Linda Perry, out now.

Centenary Stage Company Reveals its 2023-2024 Season of Theatre, Music, and Dance in Hackettstown

Centenary Stage Company, the not-for-profit theatre company prepares a full schedule of professional theatrical performances for their 38th season. Productions from the Professional Theatre Series, Fringe Festival, NEXTstage Repertory, Women Playwright's Series, plus plenty of Concert events will make up the company's 2023 – 2024 season.

Jon Batiste Drops New Anthem to Open Second Season of Coke Studio With New Jeans, J.I.D & More

Penned by Jon Batiste, the song finds him collaborating with the global breakout group NewJeans, pushing the boundaries of K-Pop; Latin Grammy-Award winning pop artist from Colombia, Camilo; British, BRIT Award & Ivor Novello-nominated, chart-topping singer songwriter Cat Burns and Atlanta-born eclectic rapper J.I.D.

Sam Smith & Madonna to Release 'Vulgar' New Collaboration

Sam Smith and Madonna will be releasing their new collaboration, 'Vulgar.' The collabration comes after Madonna presented Smith with the Grammy for 'Unholy,' their #1 collaboration with Kim Petras. Listen to a new preview of the duet now!

Maisie Peters Shares New Single 'Two Weeks Ago'

Maisie created her album The Good Witch across London, Suffolk, Stockholm, Bergen and LA, alongside Oscar Görres (Taylor Swift, Troye Sivan), Two Inch Punch (Sam Smith, Jessie Ware), Matias Tellez (girl in red), Brad Ellis (Jorja Smith, Little Mix), Joe Rubel (Ed Sheeran, Tom Grennan) and Elvira Anderfjärd (Tove Lo, Katy Perry).

Jesse Royal Returns to Bring 'Hope' With Romain Virgo on New Single

This is the first new song from Jesse (besides features on other artists’ tunes) since ROYAL and begins his next cycle of releases, which will culminate in a new EP later this year. He is joined on “Hope” by superstar Romain Virgo, whose 2015 reggae version of Sam Smith's 'Stay With Me' topped the charts in numerous Caribbean countries.

Video: Snakehips, Daya & Earthgang Drop Video for 'Sometimes'

The pair have collaborated with pop and dance music stars alike including Chance The Rapper, Zayn, MØ, H.E.R., Anderson Paak, Joey Badass, and Troyboi- alongside having delivered official remixes for Taylor Swift, Khalid & Normani, Sam Smith, The Weeknd, Lana Del Rey, Doja Cat and more. Watch the new music video now!

Upcoming Performances to Celebrate Pride at 54 Below

54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club and 2022 Tony Awards® Honoree for Excellence in the Theatre, has announced special programming throughout the month of June. From Clint Holmes’ dazzling tribute to Peter Allen to the return engagement of Jenn Colella’s sold out show to Rebecca Clark’s uncanny Barbra Streisand concert, the PRIDE month events will celebrate the LGBTQ+ community.

Kim Petras Reveals Tracklist for 'Feed The Beast' Album With BANKS, Nicki Minaj & Sam Smith

The 15-track album includes Kim’s latest buzzy single “Alone” featuring diamond-selling hip-hop icon Nicki Minaj (watch the video here) her #1 global platinum smash hit with Sam Smith “Unholy,” and viral fan favorites like the body-positive “Coconuts” and single “brrr.” Feed The Beast also includes a collaboration with alt-pop star BANKS on “BAIT.”

Bruno Major to Release New Album 'Columbo' in July

Columbo raises its curtain with “The Show Must Go On,” a piano flourish giving way to a clean, snare-less drum pattern and guitar strum that conjures the cozy fireside intimacy of Neil Young’s “Out on the Weekend.” Elsewhere, “Tell Her' is a slice of simmering R&B, while the heart-breaking “Tears in Rain” is dedicated to his late grandmother.

Anne-Marie Teams Up With Shania Twain for 'Unhealthy'

Anne-Marie featuring Shania Twain’s ‘UNHEALTHY’, produced by Conor and Riley McDonough (Jonas Brothers, Joji, John Legend), is the perfect pop/country tonic. Anne-Marie had always wanted to write a country-influenced song and decided that her upcoming third album would be the perfect home for just that.

Jamie Miller Shares 'Maybe Next Time'

International pop music sensation Jamie Miller has released his highly anticipated single “Maybe Next Time” via BMG. The soaring single details the aftermath of a major disappointment and the heartache that comes with it. Prior to release, the song garnered over 31K pre-saves and 15M views on TikTok. 

T-Pain Releases 'People (Libianca T-Mix)'

T-Pain has released 'People (Libianca T-Mix),' his re-working of “People” by Libianca. T-Pain has been releasing remixes, dubbed “T-Mixes,” for years as a way to share with music he loves with his own spin. Past T-Mix's have included “Boo’d Up” (Ella Mai T-Mix), “Bartier Cardi” (Cardi B ft. 21 Savage T-Mix), and “Panda” (ft. Young Cash- T-Mix).

Bruno Major Unveils First New Single in Three Years 'We Were Never Really Friends'

U.K. singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Bruno Major reveals his new single “We Were Never Really Friends'' and an accompanying music video via Harbour Artists & Music / AWAL Recordings. He also announces a run of international tour dates spanning the rest of the year. Tickets go on sale on May 12th and may be purchased now.

Lorelei Marcell Releases BITTERSWEET STAGES LP

Indie pop darling Lorelei Marcell concludes a consistent string of new releases with her highly anticipated full length LP 'Bittersweet Stages'.

Video: Kim Petras Drops 'Alone' Music Video With Nicki Minaj

The video sees the duo embodying a man’s ultimate fantasies to figure out how to finally get him all alone while making references to multiple club classics such as Eric Prydz’s “Call on Me,” Alex Gaudino’s “Destination Calabria,” and Fedde Le Grand’s “Put Your Hands Up For Detroit.” Watch the new music video now!

Until the Ribbon Breaks Return With New Song 'Everything Else But Rain' With Lucius

The official music video for “Everything Else but Rain” was also revealed. Directed by Until The Ribbon Breaks, the rousing montage impeccably accompanies his latest single, filled with warmth and heart, evoking emotion from even the most restrained music fan. A gift Until The Ribbon Breaks hasn’t truly embraced and exercised until now.

Crash Adams Pair With SHAUN on 'Give Me a Kiss' Remix

Crash Adams is currently working new music with award winning producers and songwriters such as Justin Tranter (Justin Bieber, Dua Lipa, Selena Gomez), Captain Cuts (Bebe Rexha, Halsey, The Chainsmokers) and Dave Hodges (Avril Lavigne, 5 Seconds of Summer, Kelly Clarkson).  

Kim Petras & Nicki Minaj Join Forces on 'Alone' Single

“Alone” is a steamy club banger about letting your impulses take control. Featuring diamond-selling hip-hop icon Nicki Minaj, one of Kim’s biggest inspirations as a songwriter and artist, the single samples Alice Deejay’s eurodance megahit “Better Off Alone,” a nod to the dance hits that Kim lost herself in during childhood to forget her problems.


Sam Smith has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

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