His voice is immaculate, he’s humble and has a vulnerability that’s just damn precious. It’s no secret why we worship Sam Smith. During last night’s You Oughta Know Concert, we all caught ourselves getting teary-eyed watching him in performances that were nothing short of perfection. Did we mention he met the Queen of Funk Chaka Khan and even took the well-deserving title of You Oughta Know Artist of the Year? Lucky for you, we documented all of the magic.
You Oughta Know In Concert
Sam Smith, Vance Joy, Tove Lo faced off last night but only one walked away with the coveted 2014 You Oughta Know Artist Of The Year Award, Miley Cyrus and Patrick Schwarzenegger go public, Kendrick Lamar clowns around with Woody Harrelson and more in your Friday First Dibs. Read more…
You Oughta Know Live In Concert is just one day away and we’re amped with anticipation. As we reflect on a year filled with music from Sam Smith, American Authors and more, we couldn’t help but think about when our YOK artists made modern classics with other musicians. What are the best collaborations featuring 2014’s YOK class?
We aren’t the only ones who think You Oughta Know amazing, up-and-coming artists. Taylor Swift thinks so too. Why else would she cover Vance Joy‘s “Riptide,” perform with Sam Smith and hang with Lorde? The real question remains: will she make an appearance at this year’s You Oughta Know Live in Concert to prove her devotion?
While VH1′s You Oughta Know In Concert is a chance to showcase the very best in hand-picked talent, it’s a known truth that everything is better with a little Britney. As in, it’s Britney, bitch. Amanda and Abner of Nashville-based duo JOHNNYSWIM took the stage at Roseland Ballroom to tear through this year’s Heart Beats EP, but not before paying tribute to the goddess of pop.
Big news to share! VH1′s You Oughta Know franchise, which is responsible for introducing artists such as Adele, The Civil Wars, and The Lumineers to a broader audience, is getting its very own special! The first-ever You Oughta Know In Concert event will be broadcast on Thursday, November 21 at 9PM/8C only on VH1, and will feature performances from the likes of Ed Sheeran, Emeli Sande, Lorde, HAIM and more!