Sam Smith brings his trill of it all tour to South Africa’s top stadiums from the 13th to the 18th of April 2019. Most of the shows are already sold out and includes the first show hosted at the Dome in Johannesburg. Johannesburg-fans can still get tickets for the concert on the 14th of April, which is Sam Smith’s last at the Dome.
Cape Town fans can enjoy the Thrill of it all concert at the Grand Arena, GrandWest, although the first concert taking place on the 16th of April is sold out. Tickets for the 17th of April 2019 are still available, although the last show in South Africa on the 18th of April is also sold out.
Sam Smith first released Lay Me Down in 2012, and his second, La La La hit number one in the UK almost instantly in 2013. His debut album was released in 2014, and over 13 million copies were sold around the world. Some of the favourites on this album include Stay with Me, and it also got Smith nominated for no less than six awards. Sam Smith won four awards, and it included the Record of the Year as well as Song of the Year.
At the Brit Awards in 2015, Sam Smith won the awards for Global Success and British Breakthrough. At the Billboard Music Awards in 2015, he won awards as the Top Radio Songs Artist, Top New Artist and Top Male Artist.
Sam Smith Mentioned Twice in Guinness World Records
Gamblers all over the world want to play like Bond, and any 007 fans will instantly recognise the song Writing’s on the Wall that featured in the James Bond 007 Spectre film. The song won Smith the Academy Awards as well as the Golden Globe Awards for Best Original Song.
The Thrill of it All album has sold more than 4 million copies, and during his tour in South Africa, he will be working with BONJ. Known as BONJ, Bongiwe Mpanza has a loud, husky voice. Her voice blends soulful melodies with electronic sounds. The Gospel and soul inspire her music. She has performed alongside many artists including Lady Zamari and Mafikizolo. BONJ signed a contract with the multi-award winner, producer, singer and songwriter TRESOR and will soon be releasing her debut album. Ticket prices differ according to seats and starts from 575 South African rands up to a maximum of 3,295 rands, while special arrangements were made to accommodate disabled fans.
Other big concert events include that of Andrea Bocelli starting on the 18th of April until the 22nd of April 2019, unfortunately, all shows are sold out in both Johannesburg and Cape Town. The next big event to look forward to is that pf Passenger that takes place in November, and tickets for this event goes on sale on the 1st of April 2019.