Sam Smith becomes only artist to sell 1 million albums in US and UK in 2014
Gay singer Sam Smith has had one happy year.
He has become the only artist to sell one million albums in both the US and the UK.
The debut record, In The Lonely Hour, was confirmed to have passed the mile stone by the US' Nielsen Music and the UK's Official Charts Company in the past 48 hours.
Speaking of his achievement, Sam told OfficialCharts.com: 'OFFICIALLY sold 1 MILLION copies of In The Lonely Hour!
'To say I am ecstatic is a huge understatement. Thank you so much to every single person who has purchased my album.'
Smith has been an openly gay man ever since he started marketing the album, revealing it was about unrequited love for another man.
This has been reposted from Gay Star News.