“The fans are in shock.” Sam Smith stopped the show after four songs and left the stage
Sam Smith stops a concert in Manchester after performing four songs, then disappears from the stage. The singer-songwriter apologized to his fans, explaining via social media that the show was interrupted due to audio problems caused by the virus. Earlier, the artist announced a “surprise” to his fans in Manchester.
The English singer opened his concert on Wednesday at the AO Arena in Manchester with “Unholy,” followed by three more songs before disappearing from the stage. The BBC reported today, Thursday, that “the fans were shocked when the hall went dark, the concert stopped, and the star left the stage.”
Sam Smith interrupts the concert
Soon after, the organizers told the crowd that Smith “had a problem with his voice.” The ceremony has not been resumed. A few hours later, the singer explained the reason for the cancellation of the concert in the Instagram Stories app. He explained that a few weeks ago, he “caught the virus” but only “felt bad” during Wednesday’s concert.
“Feeling great at the soundcheck today and so excited to put on a great show for Manchester tonight with a special surprise at the end,” he wrote. Singing the fourth song, he added that he felt “something was wrong”. Ahead of the show in Manchester, Smith announced on social media that he was preparing a “surprise” for the Manchester fans.
“I left the stage and tried everything to get my voice back, but it didn’t help. I’m honestly frustrated that I couldn’t finish today’s show for all of you. I love you all. I’m sorry, sorry, sorry.” On Thursday, he announced, via social media, the postponement of the next two scheduled concerts. On June 2, the singer will perform at the Warsaw Orange Festival.
Sam Smith – who is he?
Sam Smith was born in 1992. He is a singer-songwriter, Brit Award and Grammy Award winner. He has recorded four studio albums. His first album was released in 2014 “In the Lonely Hour” hit number one on the US charts It was the highest position in the history of any British junior at the time.
BBC, instagram.com/samsmith/, tvn24.pl
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