Jimmy Napes

Hear The New Sam Smith Song That Rips Off Radiohead

Remember that time Sam Smith ripped off Tom Petty? What about the time Smith claimed he didn't know who Thom Yorke was after being asked…
Chris DeVille | November 2, 2017 - 11:05 pm

Sam Smith Wins Best Song Oscar, Ennio Morricone Wins Best Score

The Golden Globes repeated themselves a bit at the Oscars tonight, with Sam Smith and Jimmy Napes picking up a Best Original Song Academy Award…
Peter Helman | February 28, 2016 - 11:45 pm

Sam Smith, Ennio Morricone, Lady Gaga Win Golden Globes

Sam Smith and his songwriting partner Jimmy Napes received the Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song tonight for "Writing's On The Wall," their theme…
Peter Helman | January 10, 2016 - 10:04 pm

Sam Smith – “Writing’s On The Wall” (Feat. Disclosure) Video

Tomorrow (10/5) is officially Global James Bond day, which means it's the 53rd anniversary of the theatrical release of Dr. No, the very first James…
Peter Helman | October 4, 2015 - 10:55 pm

Sam Smith – “Writing’s On The Wall” (Feat. Disclosure)

As previously reported, the producers of the new James Bond movie Spectre recruited Sam Smith as the singer of their latest Bond theme. So when…
Tom Breihan | September 25, 2015 - 8:43 am

Looks Like Sam Smith Is Singing The James Bond Spectre Theme Song

With the release of the new James Bond movie, Spectre, only a couple of months away, speculation as to who might be singing the new…
Peter Helman | September 7, 2015 - 1:22 pm

Disclosure – “Omen” (Feat. Sam Smith) Video

The first time Disclosure and Sam Smith teamed up, it was for "Latch," the first single from Disclosure's debut album Settle. That was obviously a…
Tom Breihan | July 27, 2015 - 8:34 am

Tom Petty Awarded Songwriting Credit For Sam Smith’s “Stay With Me”

Tom Petty has been awarded a songwriting credit on Sam Smith's "Stay With Me," which bears a close resemblance to Petty's "I Won't Back Down."
James Rettig | January 26, 2015 - 8:49 am

Jimmy Napes – “Give It Up” Video

Jimmy Napes co-wrote Disclosure's "Latch" and Sam Smith's "Stay With Me," and he's worked with people like Jessie Ware and Mary J. Blige. He's an…
Tom Breihan | January 20, 2015 - 2:35 pm

Band Aid 30 – “Do They Know It’s Christmas? (2014)”

The 30th anniversary anti-Ebola edition of "Do They Know It's Christmas?" debuted on The X Factor tonight. This latest version of the Sir Bob Geldof…
Chris DeVille | November 16, 2014 - 5:01 pm

Disclosure, Sam Smith & Nile Rodgers – “Together”

For the new one-off single "Together," the great young British dance duo Disclosure has teamed up with Sam Smith and Jimmy Napes, the two guys…
Tom Breihan | November 15, 2013 - 10:01 am