Sam Smith’s theme song for the new James Bond movie Spectre has become the first in the history of the franchise to top the charts – despite being greeted with mixed reviews.
You have to feel for those charged with devising the theme song for Spectre, the 24th James Bond film.
I have used this column many times to express my disdain for Smith, a man whose relationship to soul music is similar to the relationship a girl called Stacey from Hartlepool wearing a bindi at V festival has to the Hindu god Shiva.
Singer Sam Smith has denied reports suggesting he will perform the theme tune for the new James Bond movie, Spectre, tipping Ellie Goulding to instead get the call from 007.
The Cambridgeshire crooner has shot from obscurity to record-breaking success in an amazingly short time. But instant fame has come at a price
Midway through the year it didn’t look as if any artists would get past this milestone, but thanks to the Christmas push, the British singer has become the only artist on both sides of the Atlantic to pass the million mark simultaneously
Compiled using footage of his gigs this summer, watch a new video by the UK soul singer nominated for four Mobos