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In the news: Sam Smith at the Grammys

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Sam Smith has pretty much swept the board at the 2015 Grammy Awards.

The 22-year-old British soul singer was the big winnner at the 57th ceremony in Los Angeles on Sunday night.

He crowned his breakthrough year by winning four awards, from the six he was nominated for, including best new artist and record of the year.

Smith has had major success on both sides of the Atlantic with his debut album, In The Lonely Hour, selling over one million copies in the US and the UK last year.

Later this month, Smith will see if he can duplicate his Grammy success at the Brit Awards, the UK's equivalent ceremony, where he has five nominations.

One of the big surprises of the evening was Beck beating Beyoncé, Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith and Pharrell Williams for album of the year.

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