Samuel Frederick "Sam" Smith (born 19 May 1992) is an English singer and songwriter. He rose to fame in October 2012 when he was featured on Disclosure's breakthrough single "Latch", which peaked at number eleven on the UK Singles Chart.
He released his debut studio album, In the Lonely Hour, in May 2014 on Capitol Records. 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. In February 2015 he won four Grammy Awards and at the 2015 Brit Awards, he won the awards for British Breakthrough Act and Global Success.