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Five reasons to love Sam Smith

The sound of 2014 is ready to hit the big time

1. Firstly Sam won the Critic’s Choice Brit Award back in February this year — an accolade previously scooped by Adele and Jessie J. He certainly is among good company.

2. He has scooped two number one solo singles with Money On My Mind and his new single Stay With Me. All before the release of his new Album The Lonely Hour.

3. Even before his hit number one singles he made it to number one with Naughty Boy on the infectious La La La, last year and provided vocals for Disclosure’s Latch.

4. Sam’s latest video is for Leave your Lover which is featured on his new album Lonely Hour. The song is slower than his previous hit singles but is becoming one of our favourite songs from the album. The video also features model Daisy Lowe, which you can watch below.

5. Most importantly though, his debut album Lonely Hour was released yesterday and is already number one on the iTunes chart. Because it's brilliant.

Sam’s latest single Stay With Me climbed straight to number one on Sunday and has been on repeat ever since. If you haven’t heard it or seen the video yet, check it out below:

If you love Stay With Me then also check out Sam’s latest video for Leave your Lover.

You can purchase Sam’s Album on iTunes now or via his website

Words Ben Walker, @benjw94

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