1. From Wham! to Sam Smith: Pop Music Study Finds Rise in Sadness Over Past 30 Years

    May 16, 2018 7:17 AM EDT A study of hundreds of thousands of popular songs over the past three decades has found a downward sonic trend in happiness and an increase in sadness, as the chirpy band Wham! gave way to the moody Sam Smith . For the report in the journal Royal Society Open Science , researchers at the…

  2. Sam Smith Drops Luxe New Video For 'Pray' Featuring Logic: Watch

    May 09, 2018 1:38 PM EDT Sam Smith 's new video for his revamped  The Thrill of It All single “Pray" featuring Logic  arrived today (May 9). The extravagant, moodily choreographed visual features Smith in a striking red suit along with imagery of chandeliers, jewels and red-clad dancers. The video’s debut…

  3. Sam Smith Teases Lavish 'Pray' Video With Logic

    May 09, 2018 10:56 AM EDT Sam Smith has another video on the way, and it may just be his most extravagant one yet. The 25-year-old singer teased the video for "Pray" on social media Tuesday night (May 8) with a quick clip including a speedboat, a butterfly, a bejeweled mask, and Smith standing under…

  4. Sam Smith and Logic to Team Up on New Version of 'Pray'

    March 27, 2018 10:35 AM EDT Sam Smith has revealed that the next single from his latest album, The Thrill of it All , will be a new version of "Pray," featuring rapper Logic . "I am so excited for you to hear this new version of one of my favourite tracks on the album," Smith wrote Tuesday (March 27)…

  5. Sam Smith, A Documented Harmonizer, Mourns the Loss of Fifth Harmony

    March 19, 2018 5:13 PM EDT Fans all over the world were disappointed when Fifth Harmony announced Monday (March 19) they were taking a hiatus. After six years of working together, the foursome tweeted a statement explaining their decision, citing the pursuit of solo careers.  Among those heartbroken Harmonizers was…