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Tom Petty Addresses ‘That Sam Smith Thing,’ Laments That News Picked Up the Story

“How it got out to the press is beyond Sam or myself.”

01/30/2015

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Forecastle 2015: Sam Smith, My Morning Jacket, Modest Mouse Headlining

Sam Smith, My Morning Jacket and Widespread Panic will headline the 2015 Kentucky festival.

01/27/2015

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Sam Smith Must Pay Tom Petty Songwriting Royalties for ‘Stay With Me’

Smith was ordered to pay Petty royalties for his hit single “Stay With Me,” which sounded a lot like Petty’s 1989 track “I Won’t Back Down.”

01/26/2015

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Sam Smith Reveals Lost Song Written by Sia Didn’t Make ‘In The Lonely Hour’

“I think songwriters get a bit shocked with me sometimes because I will sit in there and literally tell them my deepest and darkest secrets,” Smith says with a smile. “I’ve got nothing to hide.”

01/21/2015

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GRAMMYs Best New Artist: Mary J. Blige on Sam Smith

The queen of hip-hop soul opens up about Best New Artist GRAMMY nominee Sam Smith and why his music is like medicine.

01/21/2015

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Sam Smith’s Five Tips to Escaping the ‘Lonely Hour’ & Living a Happy Life

Going to see Sam Smith live? Get ready to be enlightened. Seriously, say goodbye to loneliness, and hello to happiness with Smith’s 5 tips to living a better life.

01/16/2015

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Sam Smith, Charli XCX, Jessie J to Perform at Rock in Rio USA

Rock in Rio will celebrate its 30th anniversary this year with a show in Las Vegas. Sam Smith, Charli XCX, Jessie J and Bleachers have been added to the lineup.

01/14/2015

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6 Artists Katy Perry Should Enlist For Her Super Bowl Halftime Show

From a Material Girl to an old flame to a Neon Icon, we came up with six artists that we’d like to see join Katy during halftime.

01/13/2015

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The Drinkies: Cocktail Recipes For GRAMMY Record of the Year

We had our friend, bartender and comedian Francesca Day, whip up five special cocktails for the Record of the Year nominees—Sam Smith, Taylor Swift, Iggy Azalea, Sia and Meghan Trainor.

01/05/2015

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GRAMMYs Album of the Year: Inside Sam Smith’s ‘In The Lonely Hour’

This year his million-selling debut album, In the Lonely Hour, is nominated for Album of the Year at the GRAMMYs while Smith himself is nominated for a total of six awards.

01/05/2015

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14 Best Instagram Photos of 2014

Our 14 favorite photos of the year include Beyoncé becoming an American icon, Taylor Swift trying to one-up Ellen’s Oscars selfie and a very sad Kanye proving zip lining isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.

12/17/2014

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Taylor Swift Had The Best 25th Birthday Ever With Beyoncé, Sam Smith & Justin Timberlake: See The Photos

If you didn’t already think Taylor Swift had the best life ever, these new photos will finally convince you. Seriously.

12/15/2014

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GRAMMY Nominees 2015: Best New Artist Predictions

In honor of the biggest night in music, we’re breaking down the nominees and taking bets on who will walk away with the gramophone.

12/12/2014

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Sam Smith Suits Up for ‘Like I Can’ Video: Watch

Sam Smith breaks out the tux for his ‘Like I Can’ video.

12/12/2014

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Sam Smith On Why He Recorded ‘Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas’ Despite Hating Christmas Music

Sam Smith doesn’t like Christmas songs, but he made an exception.

12/11/2014

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Ariana Grande, Pharrell, Sam Smith & Mary J. Blige Holiday Spirit For ‘A Very GRAMMY Christmas’

Ariana Grande, Pharrell, Mary J. Blige, Maroon 5, Sam Smith and Tim McGraw performed their hits and shared their favorite holiday and GRAMMY memories.

12/06/2014

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GRAMMY Nominees 2015: Album of the Year

This year’s Album of the Year nominees include Beck Morning Phase, Beyoncé Beyoncé, Ed Sheeran X, Sam Smith In The Lonely Hour and Pharrell Williams GIRL.

12/05/2014

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Sam Smith Releases ‘Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas’ Video

In advance of his appearance on A Very GRAMMY Christmas on CBS, Sam Smith has released a video of his performance of the holiday standard “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas.”

12/05/2014

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Sam Smith’s ‘Stay with Me’ Vs. ‘Stay with Me (Darkchild Version)': What’s the Difference?

What’s the difference between the song and its remix counterpart, which was nominated for the GRAMMY for Record of the Year?

12/05/2014

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Watch One Direction, Sam Smith, Ellie Goulding, Bono & More Perform ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas?’ For Band Aid 30

Nearly every British artist ever gathered together this weekend to re-record the holiday classic, “Do They Know It’s Christmas?” in honor of the charity single’s 30th anniversary. That is, except for Adele.

11/17/2014

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Rodney Jerkins Wants Ariana Grande & Jessie J to Redo ‘The Boy Is Mine’

The duet would be for an upcoming project in which Jerkins reimagines hits from his past.

11/11/2014

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Adele, One Direction, Bono Lead Band Aid 30 to Raise Money for Ebola Crisis in Africa with New Version of ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas?’

The legendary 1984 single is being updated with another cavalcade of music stars, including Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith, Chris Martin and more.

11/11/2014

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Watch a 4-Year-Old Sam Smith Rap in His Bathtub

Sam Smith has given us a very personal gift, and it’s not even Throwback Thursday.

11/10/2014

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Sam Smith, Pharrell, Taylor Swift Lead 2015 People’s Choice Nominations

Voting for the awards end Dec. 4, followed by the ceremony in January.

11/05/2014

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Hozier Says There’s Been ‘Brief Discussion’ of a Collaboration with Sam Smith

“Of our generation, my generation, I haven’t heard a voice like it at all,” he said. “I think he’s a real special talent.”

11/04/2014

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Sam Smith Pulls Surprise Guest Ed Sheeran for ‘Stay With Me’ Duet: Watch

Sheeran had previously covered the track on BBC1’s Live Lounge back in June.

10/30/2014

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Watch Kelly Clarkson Cover Sam Smith’s ‘Stay With Me’

Clarkson shared her version of Smith’s smash hit during a concert in Chicago.

10/21/2014

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Sam Smith Announces 2015 Arena & Theater Tour

Sam Smith’s first arena and theater tour of North America is coming just as the new year begins.

10/16/2014

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Sam Smith Chalks Up Canceled Meet-and-Greet & Karaoke Incident to Illness, Not Enough Security

“I got dragged into a karaoke by my bandmates, and the next thing I knew I was singing ‘Flawless’ on the stage. And then I suffered for having fun the next morning.”

10/10/2014

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Sam Smith Throws It Down on Beyoncé Karaoke: Watch

Sam Smith threw it down in a Nashville karaoke bar Tuesday night, covering Beyoncé quite, well, flawlessly.

10/09/2014

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