Sam Smith

The 65th Grammy Awards: Best & Worst Moments

As much as people seem to dislike the Grammys and distrust their perpetually scandal-plagued decision-making body, there’s no doubting the authority the awards body holds. Even as viewership remains far below the 20 million+ it once regularly enjoyed, the performances still have the power to make waves, who wins still makes headlines and who loses… Read more

Sam Smith – ‘Gloria’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Michael Bailey Gates When Sam Smith first rose onto the music scene in 2013, they were marketed as yet another inoffensive, vocally impressive, soulful crooner – the sort that Britain has long excelled at generating. Smith, who then went by he/him pronouns, was seen as a sort of male equivalent to Adele –… Read more

Sam Smith – ‘Love Goes’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Capitol Music Group Sam Smith originally planned to release their third album in the summer of 2020 under an entirely different name – what once was To Die For, a carefree and sexy ode to the inner George Michael driving Smith to glitzier parties and brighter dance floors, is now Love Goes, a… Read more

Jessie Reyez – ‘Before Love Came to Kill Us’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Philip Harris “And I’m sick with feeling like I deserved better // And you’re sick for everything you did to me, it was a setup // And I should Goodfella you, call me Karen, waking up to my Beretta // If I blow your brains out I, I can guarantee that you’ll forget… Read more

Normani: Propelled to Stardom

Photo Credit: Dennis Leupold Normani Hamilton was born on May 31, 1996 in Atlanta, Georgia. When she was young, her family moved to New Orleans, Louisiana. After Hurricane Katrina in 2005, her family relocated to Houston, Texas. Normani loved dancing and beauty pageants and she started signing gospel music and recorded her first song when… Read more