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   Samuel Frederick "Sam" Smith (born 19 May 1992) is an English singer-songwriter. He rose to fame in October 2012 
   when he was featured on Disclosure's breakthrough single "Latch", which peake at number eleven on the UK Singles 
   Chart. His subsequent feature—on Naughty Boy's "La La La" earned him his first number one single in May 2013. In 
   December 2013, he was nominated for the 2014 Brit Critics' Choice Award and the BBC's Sound of 2014 poll, both of 
   which he won. He released his debut studio album, In the Lonely Hour, in May 2014 on Capitol Records, The lead single, 
   "Lay Me Down", was released prior to "La La La". The second single, "Money on My Mind", became his second number one 
   single in the UK. The album's third single, "Stay with Me", was an international success, reaching number one in the 
   UK and number two on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100, while the fourth single "I'm Not the Only One" reached the top five 
   in both countries. The fifth single, "Like I Can", reached number nine in the UK. In December 2014, Smith was nominated 
   for six Grammy Awards, and at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards in February 2015 he won four: Best New Artist, "Stay with Me"
   for Record of the Year and Song of the Year, and In the Lonely Hour for Best Vocal Album. At the 2015 Brit Awards, he
   won the awards for British Breakthrough Act and Global Success. In October 2015, Smith's composition "Writing's on the 
   Wall" for the James Bond film Spectre was released, for which he received a Guinness World Record when it became the 
   first Bond theme song to reach number one in the UK. ("Sam Smith (singer) From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia)