BRITs Critics Choice 2014 winner Sam Smith is currently number one in the UK for a third time with his new single ‘Stay With Me’. The singer-songwriter who performed at BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend in Glasgow recently and now he’s set to team up with Google Play for something very special indeed.
Sam will be the first to star in a live music performance during a commercial break on Channel 4. He will be appearing at London’s Roundhouse and will showcase his new single ‘Stay With Me’ completely live during the three and a half minute ad break during Alan Carr: Chatty Man.
The first of its kind music event, which is a broadcasting first between Channel 4 and Google Play Music, is set to take place at around 10:45pm on Friday evening.
“It’s incredible to be part of a world first. Stay with Me being broadcast live to the nation will be a very special moment for me.”
Stephen Rosenthal from Google UK also commented: “Through Google Play Music, we’re looking to shake up the way music lovers connect with the bands and tracks they love.”
“What better way to show our ambition than lay on this world first with Sam Smith, one of the hottest acts on the planet today.”
The performance is a special production involving Channel 4, Google Play, MediaCom, The Outfit and Universal Music label Capitol.
The ‘Money On My Mind’ singer released his debut album ‘In The Lonely Hour’ yesterday (May 26th) and tomorrow we’ll let you know where it’s placed on the Official Charts heading into Sunday!
Sam Smith also performed at BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend this past Sunday live from Glasgow Green and you can check out his performance below.
Don’t forget to let us know what you think in the comments below – about his performance and this broadcasting first where Sam will perform live during an ad break.