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Who is Sam Smith? Sam Smith is a British singer-songwriter from London, England. He first gained widespread recognition in October 2012 when he was featured on Disclosure's breakthrough single “Latch”. Since then, Smith has gone on to release four studio albums and become one of the bestselling music artists of all time with over 100 million records sold worldwide. He is best known for his emotional and soulful vocal style, which has earned him numerous awards including a Golden Globe Award, nine Brit Awards, and three Grammy Awards. Sam Smith's Music Career Smith rose to prominence in 2014 with the release of his debut studio album “In the Lonely Hour”. The album spawned several hit singles including “Stay With Me” and “I'm Not the Only One”, both of which became global hits. The album was a commercial success, topping charts in several countries and earning him his first Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Album. In 2017, Smith released his second studio album “The Thrill of It All” which debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart and number two on the US Billboard 200. The album spawned several hit singles including “Too Good at Goodbyes” and “Pray”. His third studio album “Love Goes” was released in 2020. The album debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart and number four on the US Billboard 200. It was supported by the lead single “Diamonds”. Awards & Accolades Smith has been nominated for over 240 awards throughout his career, winning over 125 of them including nine Brit Awards, seven Billboard Music Awards, six MTV Video Music Awards, three Grammy Awards, and a Golden Globe Award. In addition to his accolades, he has also been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song for his song “Writing's on the Wall” from the James Bond film Spectre. Personal Life Smith revealed in an interview with The Sunday Times in 2014 that he is gay. He made history that same year when he became the first openly gay man to be nominated for a Grammy Award in a major category. He later revealed in another interview with Jameela Jamil that he identifies as non-binary and uses they/them pronouns. In 2018, Smith entered into a civil partnership with actor Brandon Flynn and they later announced their engagement in 2020.