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Sam Smith – “Writing’s On The Wall” (Video)

Sam Smith taps back into the emotive power that continues to make him a salient artist with his latest release, “Writing’s On The Wall.” The talented singer/songwriter’s upper register is on display once more as he gracefully gives us the theme song for the new James Bond movie, Spectre. Fitting Smith’s persona, this song is . . .

Nehzuil Remix
New Music Jul 7  |  

Sam Smith – “I’m Not The Only One” (Nehzuil Remix)

Australian producer Nehzuil has another great one for his audience, in the form of a mellow remix of Sam Smith’s “I’m Not The Only One.” Dealing with a cheating partner never sounded this easy before. Stream the Nehzuil remix of “I’m Not The Only One” below.

Lay Me Down
New Music Apr 6  |  

Sam Smith – “Lay Me Down (Flume Remix)”

Australian producer Flume took Sam Smith‘s “Lay Me Down” to task, giving it a much more aggressive feel. This feels like the alternate dream world version of “Lay Me Down.” If our brains, free of conscious inhibitions and other limiting factors in our world, went to work on an interpretation of “Lay Me Down,” it . . .

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Sam Smith – “Lay Me Down” ft. John Legend

One of Sam Smith‘s best traits is his ability to channel emotion through his voice. He pulls in John Legend, another strikingly emotive crooner, for a revamped version that plays off of both artists’ strengths. Look for Sam and John to perform this song together for Face the Funny on Friday March 13 on BBC . . .

Lay Me Down
New Music Feb 17  |  

Sam Smith – “Lay Me Down (Pomo Remix)”

If you have yet to hear Sam Smith’s “Lay Me Down,” I’m not really sure what to tell you at this point. The Grammy-Award winning British vocalist has literally been everywhere as of late, thanks to powerful songwriting and vocal prowess, among other factors. Recently, Pomo took Sam’s “Lay Me Down” and infused it with . . .

Lay Me Down
New Music Feb 6  |  

Sam Smith – “Lay Me Down” (Video)

Sam Smith‘s “Lay Me Down” is a somber, vulnerable ballad that many view as unforgettable – for both its sound and its message. Sam shot the video for “Lay Me Down” at the parish church of St. Margaret, Lee, outside of London. Sam told Rolling Stone: “Obviously gay marriage isn’t legal in churches, and we’re . . .

carlos serrano mix
New Music Nov 18  |  

Kanye West vs. Sam Smith – “Tell Me I’m The Only One (Carlos Serrano Mix)”

For his latest mash up, Carlos Serrano takes the acapella from Kanye West‘s “Can’t Tell Me Nothing” and puts it over top of the beat and chorus to Sam Smith‘s “I’m Not The Only One.” The new combination gives Kanye West’s words an entirely new connotation, thanks in no small part to the mournful piano . . .

sam smith in the lonely hour
Events Oct 16  |  

Sam Smith “In The Lonely Hour” 2015 Tour Dates

Will Sam Smith be coming to a city near you? Well, maybe. The popular singer just announced his “In The Lonely Hour” 2015 tour dates. You’ll be able to hear hits like “Stay With Me” and “Latch” in major cities including Atlanta, New York, Montreal, Los Angeles, Vancouver, and more Read on below for the . . .

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Pharrell Headlines “God Only Knows” Remake Alongside Stevie Wonder, Elton John, Sam Smith & Others – (Video)

As part of the BBC Music launch, the 1966 Beach Boys single “God Only Knows” has been remade by a host of big names. Pharrell, Stevie Wonder, Elton John, Emeli Sandé, Lorde, and many others joined forces for the cover. The BBC Concert Orchestra, Coldplay’s Chris Martin, Kylie Minogue, Queen’s Brian May, Florence Welch, Brian . . .

latch
New Music Sep 17  |  

Sam Smith – “Latch (Remix)” ft. ScHoolboy Q

Pop and hip-hop collide as ScHoolboy Q lays down a verse over Sam Smith‘s “Latch.” The coupling is certainly not an instinctively good fit on paper, Stream ScHoolboy Q’s “Latch” remix below.

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Sam Smith – “I’m Not The Only One (Remix)” ft. A$AP Rocky

I don’t think I’m the only one who couldn’t quite see this coming. A$AP Rocky laces Sam Smith‘s sorrowful, mourning single, “I’m Not The Only One” with a couple of guest verses. A$AP doesn’t exactly make a huge impact, but he doesn’t mess anything up either. Stream the remix of “I’m Not The Only One” . . .

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Mary J. Blige – “Right Now” ft. Sam Smith & Disclosure

Mary J. Blige‘s “Right Now” is an impressive venture featuring Sam Smith and Disclosure. As Mary prepares to release The London Sessions, a full album with close involvement from her British counterparts, this dancefloor-worthy new single serves to pique interest for what is to come. “Right Now” was co-written by Disclosure, Smith, and Jimmy Napes. . . .

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Sam Smith – “I’m Not The Only One” (Video)

Few videos hold as much emotive power as the latest by Sam Smith, “I’m Not The Only One.” The Luke Monaghan-directed video features Glee actress Dianna Agron, who plays a housewife dealing with the sharply painful knowledge of her husband’s infidelity. The power of Smith’s words and vocals, combined with the cinematic visuals, provide viewers . . .

leave your lover
New Music Jun 26  |  

Sam Smith – “Leave Your Lover (esta remix)”

esta describes his remix of Sam Smith‘s “Leave Your Lover” as “a quick lil remix,” but you won’t hear much from the original left intact. Sam’s crystal clear vocals have been distorted and warped, and the once minimalistic production is replaced by echoing, futuristic electronic sounds that further amplify the record’s new direction.Listen to the . . .

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Sam Smith – “In the Lonely Hour” (Album Review)

British singer-songwriter Sam Smith’s debut album has finally arrived in the U.S. after being released in the U.K. first on May 26. Smith caught everybody’s attention when he was featured on Disclosure’s song “Latch” on which Smith showed us with ease how grand his voice is and his impressive vocal range. So much so, it . . .