Sam Smith Wins 2014 BRITs Critics' Choice Award
12 December 2013, 11:40 | Updated: 19 February 2014, 19:11
Sam Smith has been announced as the winner of the 2014 BRITs Critics' Choice Award.
He beat Chloe Howl and Ella Eyre to the award and will receive his statue at the BRITs Nomination Launch on January 9.
“I'm completely overwhelmed! To see my name alongside the list of former winners, artists I admire so much it, is incredible," Sam said. "What an amazing Christmas present. Thank you!”
Past winners include Adele, Florence & The Machine and Tom Odell, who won the 2013 award.
The ceremony itself takes place February 19 2014.
It has also been revealed that a record is being released by the awards. Critics' Choice - The Album, features all the nominated artists from between 2008 - 2014.
01. Sam Smith - Nirvana
02. Ella Eyre - Deeper
03. Chlöe Howl - No Strings
04. Adele - Chasing Pavements
05. Florence + The Machine - You’ve Got The Love
06. Ellie Goulding - Starry Eyed
07. Jessie J - Price Tag
08. Emeli Sandé - Read All About It, Pt. III
09. Tom Odell - Another Love
10. Foals - Cassius
11. Duffy - Mercy
12. Little Boots - Remedy
13. White Lies - To Lose My Life
14. Delphic - Doubt
15. Marina and the Diamonds - Are You Satisfied?
16. James Blake - Limit To Your Love
17. The Vaccines - If You Wanna
18. Maverick Sabre - I Need
19. Michael Kiwanuku - Home Again
20. AlunaGeorge - Attracting Flies
21. Laura Mvula - Green Garden