Multi-award winning pop singer, Sam Smith, will be landing on our shores to kick off the South African leg of his The Thrill of it All world tour, performing at a number of sold out shows in Johannesburg and Cape Town.
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Sam Smith’s global popularity is evident with multiple awards and firsts since his rise to fame – enjoy some fun facts, below, from one of Spotify’s most popular artists.
1. Sam Smith has over 39 million monthly listeners worldwide on Spotify.
2. His popular track, Stay With Me currently has over 921 million streams on Spotify.
3. He is the 11th most streamed artist in the world on Spotify.
4. Sam Smith has also achieved two Guinness World Records. The first for recording the first James Bond theme song, Writings on the Wall, to go to number one in the UK, and then for achieving the most consecutive weeks, in the UK top 10, by a debut album, In the Lonely Hour.
Get ready to experience the distinctively-emotive, Sam Smith, with the This Is Sam Smith playlist on spotify.com
Soweto-born BONJ will be the supporting act on all the local Sam Smith tour dates. BONJ has performed alongside some of South Africa’s tops artists and most recently wrote the song Ndaweni for Anatii’s latest album, iYeza.
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