Sam Smith Announces New Album and Tour

 

Sam Smith has announced that his new album The Thrill Of It All will be released on November 3rd. The announcement was coupled with the release of a new single, “Pray,” produced by Timbaland.

The singer also announced a large run of North American tour dates for 2018.

Thrill Of It All finds Smith once again working alongside close friend and long-time collaborator Jimmy Napes plus Timbaland, Malay, Jason “Poo Bear” Boyd and Stargate. He also collaborates with the unsigned artist YEBBA on the song “No Peace.”

Smith is set to perform at this year’s We Can Survive concert, set for October 21st at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles. Smith will appear alongside Alessia Cara, Harry Styles, Kesha, Khalid, Lorde, Macklemore, P!nk and Sam Hunt.

Meanwhile, Smith performed two of his new songs, “Too Good at Goodbyes,” and “Pray,” on Saturday Night Live over the weekend and totally killed it. The show was hosted by Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot.

Smith’s SNL performances marked the third time the singer had appeared at Studio 8H: In addition to singing a pair of tracks on a Louis C.K.-hosted episode in 2014, Smith returned the following year as a surprise vocalist when Disclosure were the musical guests.

In addition to the Smith performances, in the wake of the Las Vegas shooting and the death of Tom Petty, country singer Jason Aldeanopened SNL with a cold open performance of “I Won’t Back Down.”

The Thrill Of It All Tour – 2018 North American Dates:

Jun. 18: Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre
Jun. 19: Montreal, QC Bell Centre
Jun. 22: Detroit, MI Little Caesars Arena
Jun. 23: Columbus, OH Nationwide Arena
Jun. 26: Boston, MA TD Garden
Jun. 27: Brooklyn, NY Barclays Center
Jun. 29: New York, NY Madison Square Garden
Jul. 03: Washington, DC Capital One Arena
Jul. 04: Philadelphia, PA Wells Fargo Center
Jul. 06: Charlotte, NC Spectrum Center
Jul. 07: Nashville, TN Bridgestone Arena
Jul. 10: Duluth, GA Infinite Energy Center
Jul. 11: Orlando, FL Amway Center
Jul. 13: Tampa, FL Amalie Arena
Jul. 14: Miami, FL AmericanAirlines Arena
Jul. 17: New Orleans, LA Smoothie King Center
Jul. 18: Houston, TX Toyota Center
Jul. 20: Dallas, TX American Airlines Center
Jul. 21: Austin, TX Frank Erwin Center
Jul. 25: Monterrey, MEX Arena Monterrey
Jul. 27: Mexico City, MEX Palacio de los Deportes
Aug. 14: Saint Paul, MN Xcel Energy Center
Aug. 15: Chicago, IL United Center
Aug. 17: St. Louis, MO Chaifetz Arena
Aug. 18: Kansas City, MO Sprint Center
Aug. 21: Denver, CO Pepsi Center
Aug. 22: Salt Lake City, UT Vivint Smart Home Arena
Aug. 24: Sacramento, CA Golden 1 Center
Aug. 28: Los Angeles, CA STAPLES Center
Aug. 29: Los Angeles, CA STAPLES Center
Aug. 31: Glendale, AZ Gila River Arena
Sept. 01: San Diego, CA Valley View Casino Center
Sept. 04: Oakland, CA Oracle Arena
Sept. 05: San Jose, CA SAP Center
Sept. 07: Portland, OR Moda Center
Sept. 08: Seattle, WA KeyArena
Sept. 10: Vancouver, BC Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena
Sept. 12: Edmonton, AB Rogers Place
Sept. 13: Calgary, AB Scotiabank Saddledome

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