Sam Smith Becomes First Artist To Reach Platinum Status In The U.K. And U.S. For 2014

Sam Smith is killing album sales on two continents at the same time.

The “Like I Can” singer just reached platinum status for his debut project In The Lonely Hour stateside and in his native UK land, making him the first artist to achieve this title for 2014.

VIBE’s cover star also raked in 5 Grammy nominations to cap off his stellar year as a new artist, sitting atop the noms list with Beyonce and Pharrell Williams.

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