Sam Smith Wins Favorite Male Artist at 2014 American Music Awards

North American Tour Kicks off January 9


Smith Performs On “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” On December 1

“I’m Not The Only One,” The Follow-Up To His Breakthrough Hit “Stay With Me,” 

Marks Smith’s Third Top 10 Hit On Billboard’s Hot 100 In 2014

North American Tour Kicks Off January 9 And Includes Soul Out Shows 

At NYC’s Madison Square Garden And The Forum In Los Angeles

HOLLYWOOD, CA – Sam Smith continues his winning streak, taking Favorite Male Artist – Pop/Rock honors at the 2014 American Music Awards. In the past month, the acclaimed British artist has won the VH1 2014 You Oughta Know Artist Of The Year award and a Q award, and swept the MOBO Awards with wins in four categories. He will perform on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” next Monday, December 1.

“I’m Not the Only One,” his new single, has entered the Top 10 of Billboard’s Hot 100, marking Smith’s third Top 10 hit this year, a feat unrivaled by any other male artist in 2014. It follows his 4x multi-Platinum breakthrough hit, “Stay With Me,” which was played across eight radio formats and climbed to No. 1 at five formats.

In The Lonely Hour (Capitol Records), his first full-length album, made chart history in the U.S., selling more copies in its first week of release than any other U.K. male artist debut in the 23-year history of SoundScan, and bowing at No. 2 on the Billboard 200. It entered the UK Albums Chart at No. 1. The Associated Press gave the album a “Grade A,” hailing it as “a passionate, heart-wrenching album,” and The Washington Post observed, “‘In the Lonely Hour’ shows off every facet of Smith's voice to goose pimple-raising effect.”

Smith will return to the U.S. in January 2015 for his third North American headline tour in less than a year. The arena and theatre run includes a concert at Madison Square Garden that sold out in minutes and a two-night stand The Forum in Los Angeles.


January 9 Atlanta, Ga. Fox Theatre
January 10 Nashville, Tenn. Grand Ole Opry House
January 12 Fairfax, Va. Patriot Center
January 13 Philadelphia, Pa. The Liacouras Center
January 15 New York, N.Y. Madison Square Garden
January 17 Boston, Mass. Agganis Arena
January 19 Montreal, QC Bell Centre
January 20 Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre
January 22 Detroit, Mich. Masonic Temple Theatre
January 23 Chicago, Ill. UIC Pavilion
January 24 St. Paul, Minn. Roy Wilkins Auditorium
January 26 Broomfield, Colo. 1st Bank Center
January 29 Los Angeles, Calif. The Forum
January 30 Los Angeles, Calif. The Forum
January 31 San Francisco, Calif. Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
February 2 Seattle, Wash. Key Arena
February 4 Vancouver, BC Rogers Arena