Singer Sam Smith has announced he wants to be referred to as "they" rather than "he", six months after revealing he doesn't identify as male or female. Smith posted on Instagram on Friday confirming earlier reports suggesting the British star wanted the pronoun change. Today is a good day so here goes. I understand there will be many mistakes and mis gendering but all I ask is you please please try. I hope you can see me like I see myself now.
Tim Becker For Live Nation. Perhaps the most telling excerpt was this one, from Canadian poet and "Milk and Honey" author Rupi Kaur : "What is stronger than the human heart, which shatters over and over and still lives? It's the perfect quip to encapsulate Smith's young career: across two albums, the mightily gifted U. Thankfully, such was not the case as this holiday outing proved a triumphant, deeply soulful and ultimately cathartic performance, delivered by one of this pop generation's most exceptional voices. Vocally, Smith was expectedly sensational.
And yet, there are still teen girls flocking his sold out arena shows screaming their faces off. The radio plays him constantly. It sounds so cheesy but my fans have completely filled that hole. The pop music business is VERY conservative. Look at Madonna, look at Britney, look at Katy Perry.
Sam Smith is about to release his sophomore album, Thrill of It All , which has been heavily anticipated by fans of the singer since the release of his first album back in While he is about to give his fans all new music to enjoy, the singer has also taken the time to open up about both his sexuality and coming out to the world, as well as his gender identity, in a new interview. While speaking with The Sunday Times about his upcoming album, Sam Smith opened up about coming out and telling the world that he was gay, and how difficult it was for him at the time. As the singer pointed out, he was only years-old when people started pressing him to admit that he was gay and he felt fear that he might end up doing or saying the wrong thing at the wrong time.