Sam Smith Wax Figure Goes On Display At Madame Tussauds In San Francisco

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Sam Smith attends an event to present a wax figurine of the vocalist at Madame Tussauds San Francisco on Aug. 10, 2015 in San Francisco, California. 

British pop superstar Sam Smith has unveiled his life-size wax statue at Madame Tussauds in San Francisco and he is inviting fans to cozy up to it.

The Grammy Award winner visited the museum Monday and told fans "Feel free to touch my wax bum!"

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After the reveal, Smith took several photographs of him kissing and licking the statue on the cheek and published them on his social media accounts.

The 23-year-old singer says he sat for about four hours with a team of Madame Tussauds artists but then lost weight and had to pose again.

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Smith's song "Stay With Me" won Grammys for song and record of the year and he also was named best new artist in February. The singer's "In the Lonely Hour" was named best pop vocal album.

In other news, Smith has described the “magical” moment of performing on the Outside Lands festival ahead of Elton John. The British artists were high on the bill for the third and final day of San Francisco fest. The award-winning newcomer also posted a picture to his Facebook page of himself and the “legend” that is Elton. “Yesterday was so magical,” wrote Smith. “To be performing before this LEGEND was unreal. Love you Elton John!! Loveliest man, your advice and kindness will stay with me forever!! Your set was KILLER xx”