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Tuesday, December 9, 2014

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.


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

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