Sam Smith Is Honored With Six Grammy Nominations
Sam Smith leads the maximum number of nominees among the Grammy nominations
announced so far. The British singer is the first male singer in his homeland who has received in
the ‘big four’ Grammy Awards categories after the release of his debut album. The nominations
becomes more special by learning the reality of his being first ever male singer in last 34 years
to come up for the honor.
The 57th Annual Grammy Awards is going to occur at Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday,
February 8, 2015 and will be on air live right from its venue.
for now the nominations have seen somewhat a partial look of the honorable names and
according the list, Sam Smith goes on the top of the total number of the nods.
The announcement that was made on the evening of 6th of December 2014, ‘In The Lonely Hour
(Capitol Records)’ by Sam Smith was chosen for Album Of The Year category whereas he was
also honored with a nomination for his 4x multi-Platinum single "Stay With Me" for Record and
Song Of The Year. The songwriter also receives a nod for Best New Artist. These four categories
add up to the General Field of the nominations at Grammy Awards.
The songster has some other nominations into the bargain, such as Best Pop Vocal Album for
his ‘In The Lonely Hour’ and Best Pop Solo Performance for his ‘Stay With Me’, putting him on
the lead by total six nods by now.
Sam Smith is the man of music whose album ‘In the lonely hour’ sale was a history in the United
States earning him a record of highest debut album selling. The said album was sold more
copies in its first week of release than any other British male singer’s first presentation in the
23yrs long account of SoundScan. It crossed the threshold at the Billboard 200 with No. 2
standing and has been certified Platinum by the RIAA. The Associated Press flagged it down as
"a passionate, heart-wrenching album" while The Washington Post said, "'In the Lonely Hour'
brags all aspects of Smith's voice to goose pimple-raising upshot."
The story of success doesn’t end here as the singer’s latest sensation “I'm Not the Only One,"
has recently been certified Platinum in the United States and marks his third Top-10 smack on
Billboard's Hot 100 in the year of 2014, earning him an achievement that is simply matchless by
any other male singer in the same year. It goes after his 4x multi-Platinum awe-inspiring hit,
"Stay With Me," that was found playing across eight radio formats and mounted to No. 1 at five
The year of 2014 is proving itself a lucky period for hit maker and has given him many
achievements throughout its span. Smith was honored with the BRIT Critics' Choice award, the
BBC Sound of 2014 prize, Favorite Male Artist ' Pop/Rock honors at the American Music
Awards, a Q award, four MOBOs and the VH1 2014 You Oughta Know Artist of the Year award.
Smith plans to go again to the U.S. in January 2015 that is going to be his third ride to North
America in less than twelve-month time. Besides, he will be performing at a concert at Madison
Square Garden and a two-night stand The Forum in Los Angeles.
SAM SMITH ARENA/THEATRE TOUR 2015
January 9 Atlanta, GA Fox Theatre
January 10 Nashville, TN Grand Ole Opry House
January 12 Fairfax, VA Patriot Center
January 13 Philadelphia, PA The Liacouras Center
January 15 New York, NY Madison Square Garden
January 17 Boston, MA Agganis Arena
January 19 Montreal, QC Bell Centre
January 20 Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre
January 22 Detroit, MI Masonic Temple Theatre
January 23 Chicago, IL UIC Pavilion
January 24 St. Paul, MN Roy Wilkins Auditorium
January 26 Broomfield, CO 1st Bank Center
January 29 Los Angeles, CA The Forum
January 30 Los Angeles, CA The Forum
January 31 San Francisco, CA Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
February 2 Seattle, WA Key Arena
February 4 Vancouver, BC Rogers Arena