10 Things You Might Not Know About Sam Smith

You Think You Know Sam Smith, But Do You Really?

At just 22 years old, Sam as accomplished more in a few months than most want to do in a lifetime. His angelic singing voice and honest interview approach has captured the world’s attention. There’s no better time to get familiar with this star on the rise than right now.

Here are 10 things you may not know about Sam Smith:

1. Sam Smith came out in an interview with Fader shortly after the video for “Leave Your Lover” was released which raised questions about Smith’s sexuality.


 

2. His debut record The Lonely Hour is written entirely about one crush.
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3. Sam Smith got his first taste of fame from the Disclosure track “Latch” that features his vocals.

 

4. The Lonely Hour beat out Coldplay’s Ghost Stories for the fastest selling album in the UK this year.
 

5. Sam Frederik Smith has struggled with OCD and chats about it frequently on Twitter.


 

6. He’s obsessed with Beyonce, Modern Family and Harry Potter
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7. Sam is a third cousin to Alfie Allen, better known as Theon Greyjoy on Game of Thrones.
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8. In 2009 his Mom was fired from her 1 million dollar salary bank job because she was spending “too much time” with her son. Clearly a bond a banker’s position couldn’t even break.
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9. He started writing his first songs when he was 16 years old.
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10. He recruited Mary J. Blige for a “Stay With Me” duet.