Sam Smith: ‘I’m a human being. And I am not very smart sometimes. I make mistakes’
Sam Smith’s rise to fame and fortune was meteoric, marred only by a memorable gaffe at the 2016 Academy Awards – a moment that the singer now sees as a huge turning point and learning experience
Sam Smith doesn’t like to put restrictions on Sam Smith. That’s true whether we’re talking about music – still just 28, the singer is already one of the most successful artists in the world, having won multiple Grammy awards, and an Oscar for the song Writing’s On The Wall for the 2015 James Bond film Spectre.
It’s true whether we’re talking about gender – Smith is very nice about...
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Album reviews: Rhiannon Giddens with Francesco Turrisi, Imelda May and London Grammar
Folk songs by way of North Carolina and Limerick, a new album from the Liberties singer/songwriter and an electronic/pop trio’s third record are all reviewed this week
Rhythm Nation: Sam Rasmussen of the Paper Kites selects the playlist
The Australian indie folk-rocker pick the tunes that have inspired him
Classical Notes: Veronica Dunne leaves a noble legacy to young singers
The internationally renowned opera singer’s spirit will live on through the countless young singers she helped to develop down the years
Getting schooled by Grammar: Hannah Reid interviewed
After years of feeling belittled in a predominantly male business, Hannah Reid decided enough was enough and, with her band London Grammar, has produced a record that confronts sexism in the music industry