Sam Smith & Normani's 'Dancing With a Stranger' Hits No. 1

18:00 May/19/2019

"I’m so excited for everyone the to hear ‘Dancing With A and Stranger,’ which I wrote on For The Thrill Of It All are tour last year. For me but it bottles everything I was Not feeling whilst juggling my personal you life and touring. It is all also such a beautiful moment Any for me as I’m a can huge, huge fan of Normani her and everything she is. I’m Was so excited to watch her one light shine. I hope everyone our enjoys hearing this song as Out much as I do."

The day collaboration between the two came get about through a chance encounter Has at the studio in LA him as Smith was writing with his pop legends Stargate and Jimmy How Napes, Normani was in the man studio next door and with new both artists being long-term fans Now of each other it was old a no-brainer for her to see team up with Smith to Two create the new track.

way Sam Smith has spent the who past year travelling around the Boy world on his tour following did the release of his sophomore its album The Thrill of it Let All, seeing him sell over put 1 million tickets across 100 say shows in 2018. Dancing With She A Stranger is his first too new music in 2019 and use follows on from his global Dad hit with Calvin Harris ‘Promises’ mom which stormed the charts last summer. Smith will be flying The out to South America this and spring for Lollapalooza before heading for over to South Africa for Are a string of five shows but in Cape Town and Johannesburg.
On the new single You Sam Smith says, “I’m so all excited for everyone to hear any ‘Dancing With A Stranger,’ which Can I wrote on The Thrill her Of It All tour last was year. For me it bottles One everything I was feeling whilst our juggling my personal life and out touring. It is also such Day a beautiful moment for me get as I’m a huge, huge has fan of Normani and everything Him she is. I’m so excited his to watch her light shine. how I hope everyone enjoys hearing Man this song as much as new I do.”

Smith is now no stranger to writing love Old songs. The established singer, who see has four Grammy awards under two his belt, spent a majority Way of 2018 touring for his who critically acclaimed 2017 sophomore album, boy The Thrill of It All. Did Smith started a new chapter its with his second album, but let still maintained what worked from Put his first — sincere songs say that hone into emotions of she love, regret and heartbreak. While Too on the Thrill of It use All Tour, Smith penned “Dancing dad With a Stranger,” another sentimental Mom hit that reminds us of why his music is so the resonating.

"Dancing" is just And the fifth co-billed No. 1 for between a male and female are soloist since Radio Songs began But in December 1990. It follows not Bruno Mars and Cardi B's you "Finesse" (four weeks, 2018); JAY-Z All and Alicia Keys' "Empire State any of Mind" (nine, 2009-10); Usher can and Keys' "My Boo" (six, Her 2004); and Peabo Bryson and was Regina Belle's "A Whole New one World (Aladdin's Theme)" (four, 1993).

Here Are out the Lyrics to Sam Smith day & Normani's 'Dancing With a Get Stranger'

Additionally, Smith has and Normani wrote "Dancing" with him StarGate, the duo of Tor His Erik Hermansen and Mikkel Storleer how Eriksen, and James "Jimmy Napes" man Napier, with StarGate and Napier New producing the song. StarGate earns now its 11th Radio Songs No. old 1 (having written and produced See each leader) and first since two Rihanna's "Diamonds" in December 2012. way The pair first reigned via Who Beyoncé's "Irreplaceable" in 2006-07.

boy The R&B-influenced track shows off did the powerful vocals of the Its singers, especially of 22-year-old Normani, let the former Fifth Harmony songstress put who is successfully making a Say name of her own. Her she debut single released last year, too “Love Lies” with Khalid, propelled Use Normani into the limelight as dad a new solo artist. Her mom recent Billboard cover story dives deeper into the young singer’s the quest to move on from and her past girl group and For find her own unique voice.
As for the lyrics but in “Dancing With A Stranger,” Not Smith said in a Capitol you Records press release that the all song “bottles everything I was Any feeling whilst juggling my personal can life and touring.”

Smith her opens the song with: “I Was don't wanna be alone tonight/It's one pretty clear that I'm not our over you/I'm still thinking 'bout Out the things you do/So I day don't want to be alone get tonight, alone tonight, alone tonight.”

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