Sam Smith’s humble ACL performance leaves crowd in tears


Sam Smith performed many of his heartbreaking songs to a massive audience at ACL.

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Singer Sam Smith certainly brought some to tears while performing many of his heartbreaking songs at weekend one of Austin City Limits.

With a band and backup singers accompanying the Brit, Smith had the crowd mesmerized from the moment he started to sing. Smith did not need any fancy lights or tricks; he just needed to sing. There was a sea of people watching Smith perform. It seemed like nearly everyone in attendance at ACL was there to watch — or at the very least — hear Smith belt “Stay With Me” and “I’m Not the Only One.”

His backup singers and dancers were so good and charismatic that the audience gave them a round of applause.

Smith is one of the most gracious and humble performers at ACL. After every song he would stop and tell the audience “thank you” in his amazing British accent.

Sometime after Smith stepped off the Miller Lite stage, he announced via Instagram that his stop in Houston had been cancelled due to a case of tonsillitis.

Don’t fret if you could not make it to ACL this past weekend to watch Smith; he will, hopefully, perform next weekend if his health improves.

Catch Smith croon Friday at 5:15 p.m. on the Miller Lite stage.

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