And the winner is… Sam Smith! The British newcomer took home the coveted Best New Artist award during the 2015 Grammys. Well deserved!
Sam Smith, 22, is definitely the most talked about artist at the 2015 Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 8 in Los Angeles, Calif. The “Stay With Me” singer sure kicked off the night with an exciting win — Best New Artist!
Sam Smith Wins 2015 Grammys’ Best New Artist
Wow, what an awesome win for Sam!
Taking home his first award of the night, Sam graciously accepted the Grammy for Best New Artist. But, not before stopping to hug Lady Gaga in the audience!
Once on stage, Sam desperately tried not to cry as he stared in awe of his beautiful new Grammys statue.
Shortly after his acceptance speech, Sam posted an Instagram of himself holding up his first Grammy with a dozen or so exclamation points and a bunch of crying Emojis.
We totally get what you mean, Sam!
Sam Was Up Against Tough Competition
The Best New Artist is already filled with some incredible performers, so it was definitely a tough call when it came to predicting the winner.
No matter who got chosen to take home the award, all of these artists deserve the recognition of being nominated.
Tell us, HollywoodLifers — Do you think Sam deserved to win? Are you happy to see his success? Comment below!
— Lauren Cox