Sam Smith did not have to wait long to become a Grammy winner on Sunday (8 February).
In the first award presented during the live telecast, Smith won the Grammy for Best New Artist.
Smith won over fellow nominees Iggy Azalea, Bastille, Brandy Clarke and Haim.
It is one of six categories Smith is nominated for including Record of the Year and Album of the Year.
Prior to the televised ceremony in Los Angeles, Smith chatted with Entertainment Tonight and described the event as 'a celebration of the last year and a half.'