Sam Smith

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BBC unveils 2024 Proms lineup: Daniel Barenboim, Daleks and disco
The 81-year-old conductor makes a rare UK visit with his West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, while Yo-Yo Ma, Doctor Who, Florence Welch, Sam Smith and Rule, Britannia! all feature

Imogen Tilden

24, Apr, 2024 @11:01 PM

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‘It’s like being on a love boat’: the dance trio embraced by Sam Smith and Madonna
After choreographing the video for Unholy and the queen of pop’s Celebration tour, French collective (La)Horde are taking a wildly eclectic show to London

Lyndsey Winship

21, Feb, 2024 @10:20 AM

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Sam Smith and Normani win copyright lawsuit over Dancing With a Stranger
Duo’s 2019 hit was alleged to have imitated 2015 song Dancing With Strangers, performed by Jordan Vincent

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

07, Sep, 2023 @9:38 AM

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Kim Petras: Feed the Beast review | Alexis Petridis's album of the week
Lurching between well-worn current chart trends and 90s European pop-dance with flimsy melodies and frightful lyrics, Petras and her songwriters all miss the mark

Alexis Petridis

22, Jun, 2023 @11:00 PM

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Sam Smith & Madonna: Vulgar review – a tame attempt at manufacturing outrage
There is a chasm between how shocking the pair clearly think Vulgar is and how shocking it actually is. A chorus wouldn’t have gone amiss either

Alexis Petridis

09, Jun, 2023 @3:46 PM

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Sam Smith review – some genuinely moving moments
O2 Arena, London
Smith trades unrequited love for lustful liberation in a maximalist show with an Elton-meets-Lizzo energy – and the occasional sorrowful pause

Kitty Empire

22, Apr, 2023 @1:00 PM

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Sam Smith review – slow start gives way to a supercharged queer romp
After a sluggish first half, the party begins: Smith’s shirt is ripped off and dancers grind on a giant statue of Aphrodite

Daniel Dylan Wray

13, Apr, 2023 @10:27 AM

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From a smooch-happy Aidan to an ‘unholy’ Sam Smith: what’s in store on And Just Like That …
A famous pop singer on set! More Che! A flagrant disregard for road safety! The rumour mill is going into overdrive for the SATC spin-off’s summer return

Rebecca Nicholson

23, Feb, 2023 @4:05 PM

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Digested week: US’s ‘spy balloon’ explanation enough to spark panic
Plus, New Yorkers gawp at an owl living the high life and actors seeking the Oscars spotlight

Emma Brockes

17, Feb, 2023 @6:07 PM

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Brit awards viewing figures up after Saturday night TV debut
This year’s ceremony, screened on Saturday night, attracted 3.3 million viewers, the first increase in viewership since 2016

Shaad D'Souza

13, Feb, 2023 @6:29 PM

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The Guide #72: How Sam Smith became one of pop’s most boundary-pushing stars
In this week’s newsletter: With their camp, raunchy new video, the singer has firmly traded sensible and sombre ballads for unapologetic, unbothered queerness

Hannah J Davies

03, Feb, 2023 @11:45 AM

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Sam Smith: Gloria review – the lovelorn balladeer turns to the dancefloor
The singer’s fourth album ups the tempo – and makes history – but stops short of fulfilling its potential as a fun-filled stomper

Kitty Empire

28, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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