Sam Smith 1992 – Present

Sam Smith Timeline

Father – Frederick Smith
Mother – Kate Cassidy
Spouse – none
Children – none

In 2019 Sam Smith declared themself non-binary and expressed a preference to be referred to by the non-gender pronouns ‘they’ and ‘them’. This timeline respects that choice.

1992 (19th May)
Sam Smith was born Samuel Frederick Smith to Frederick Smith and Kate Cassidy in London.
1996 (September)
Education for Sam began at the local Primary School. Sam suffered from gynecomastia and was bullied at school.
2003 (September)
Sam attended St Mary’s Catholic School, Bishop’s Stortford.
2004 (during)
Sam was given liposuction for gynecomastia.
2007 (around)
Smith appeared in the Youth Music Theatre UK production of ‘Oh! Carol’.
2008 (18th August)
Sam released their first single ‘Bad Day All Week’. It did not reach the charts.
2009 (2nd April)
The single ‘When It’s Alright’ was released. It did not reach the charts.
2012 (8th October)
Sam Smith featured on the single ‘Latch’ by Disclosure. It reached number 11 in the UK and number 7 in the US charts.
2013 (15th February)
The single ‘Lay Me Down’ was released. It reached number 46 in the UK charts
2013 (18th May)
Sam Smith featured on the single ‘La La La’ by Naughty Boy. It reached number 1 in the UK and number 19 in the US charts.
2013 (4th October)
Sam released the EP ‘Nirvana’.
2014 (12th February)
The single ‘Money On My Mind’ was released. It reached number 1 in the UK charts.
2014 (14th April)
The single ‘Stay With Me’ was released. It reached number 1 in the UK and number 2 in the US charts.
2014 (May)
Smith announced that they are gay. They also announced an ended relationship with Jonathan Zeizel.
2014 (26th May)
Sam released their first studio album ‘In The Lonely Hour’. It reached number 1 in the UK and number 2 in the US charts.
2014 (24th August)
Sam Smith performed ‘Stay With Me’ at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards ceremony.
2014 (31st August)
The single ‘I’m Not The Only One’ was released. It reached number 3 in the UK and number 5 in the US charts.
2014 (October)
Smith agreed an out of court settlement with Tom Petty and Jeff Lynne after they complained that there were musical similarities between Smith’s ‘Stay With Me’ and their song ‘I Won’t Back Down’.
2014 (7th October)
Sam Smith and other artists featured on the single ‘God Only Knows’ by Brian Wilson. It reached number 20 charts.
2014 (17th November)
Sam Smith was among artists featured on the charity single ‘Band Aid 30’. It reached number 1 in the UK and number 63 in the US charts.
2014 (5th December)
The single ‘Like I Can’ was released. It reached number 9 in the UK and number 99 in the US charts.
2014 (6th December)
The cover single ‘Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas’ was released. It reached number 65 in the UK and number 90 in the US charts.
2015 (9th January)
Smith began their ‘In The Lonely Hour’ tour taking in Asia, Australasia, Europe and North America.
2015 (30th January)
The single ‘Lay Me Down’ was re-released. It reached number 15 in the UK and number 8 in the US charts.
2015 (8th February)
Sam performed ‘Stay With Me’ at the Grammy Awards Ceremony. During the ceremony they received awards for Best New Artist, Record of the Year, Song of the Year and Best Pop Vocal Album.
2015 (25th February)
Smith won a Brit Award for British Breakthrough Act.
2015 (8th May)
Sam Smith featured on the single ‘Moments’ by Freddy Verano.
2015 (15th May)
Sam released the remix album ‘The Lost Tapes – Remixed’.
2015 (27th July)
Sam Smith featured on the single ‘Omen’ by Disclosure. It reached number 13 in the UK and number 64 in the US charts.
2015 (25th September)
The single ‘Writing’s on the Wall’ was released. It was the theme song to Spectre, 24th James Bond Film. It reached number 1 in the UK and number 71 in the US charts.
2016 (10th January)
Smith received an award for Best Original Song (Writing’s On The Wall) at the Golden Globe Awards.
2017 (26th May)
Sam Smith released their second studio album ‘The Thrill of It All’. It reached number 1 in the UK and US charts.
2017 (September)
It was announced that Sam Smith was in a relationship with actor Brandon Flynn.
2017 (8th September)
The single ‘Too Good at Goodbyes’ was released. It reached number 1 in the UK and number 4 in the US charts.
2017 (October)
Smith announced that they were genderqueer.
2017 (6th October)
The single ‘Pray’ was released. It reached number 26 in the UK and number 55 in the US charts.
2017 (3rd November)
The single ‘One Last Song’ was released. It reached number 27 in the UK charts.
2018 (20th March)
Sam Smith began their ‘Thrill Of It All’ tour taking in Asia, Australasia, Europe and North America.
2018 (June)
Sam revealed that their relationship with actor Brandon Flynn had ended.
2018 (29th June)
The single ‘Baby You Make Me Crazy’ was released.
2018 (17th August)
Sam Smith and Calvin Harris released the single ‘Promises’ was released. It reached number 1 in the UK and number 65 in the US charts.
2018 (21st December)
The single ‘Fire on Fire’ was released. It reached number 63 in the UK charts.
2019 (11th January)
The single ‘Dancing With a Stranger’ was released. It reached number 3 in the UK and number 7 in the US charts.
2019 (19th July)
The single ‘How Do You Sleep?’ was released. It reached number 7 in the UK and number 24 in the US charts.
2019 (September)
Smith announced that they were non-binary and that their gender pronouns should be they/them.
2019 (1st November)
The cover single ‘I Feel Love’ was released. It reached number 76 in the UK charts.
2020 (14th February)
The single ‘To Die For’ was released. It reached number 18 in the UK and number 23 in the US charts.

 

Published Apr 02, 2020 @ 7:10 pm – Updated – Apr 2, 2020 @ 7:15 pm

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