Sam Smith: Their Rise To Fame

May 19, 2021 - 10:00 / Hayley Paskevich

One of the most popular artists today is Sam Smith, a British singer-songwriter who came to attention in 2012. Find out more about their meteoric rise to fame!

Samuel Frederick Smith was born in London, England on May 19, 1992. They attended St Mary's Catholic School while honing their singing and songwriting skills with a jazz pianist. Smith broke into the industry with features on Disclosure's song "Latch" in 2012 and Naughty Boy's "La La La" in 2013.

Fans got a taste of Smith's own musical stylings later that year, when the singer released their debut single "Lay Me Down". Smith's first album 'In the Lonely Hour' dropped in 2014. Not only did it debut in the number 2 position on the Billboard 200 chart— it also ended up going platinum! Find out more about Sam Smith's amazing career in the video below!

Sam Smith: Their Rise To Fame

Sam Smith: Their Rise To Fame