MANILA, Philippines – Sam Smith was at the Mall of Asia Arena on November 21 for the Manila stop of his "In the Lonely Hour" tour. (IN PHOTOS: Sam Smith in sold-out Manila concert, thanks fans for 'magical' first trip)
Sam, who recently wrote and sang the latest James Bond theme song "Writings on the Wall," serenaded his Filipino fans with his soulful voice. (READ: LOOK: Sam Smith arrives in Manila)
Check out these clips and photos of Sam's concert from the people in the crowd that night.
Sam's first song for the night was "Life Support."
OH WOW. @samsmithworld is now on stage! First song: Life Support! #SamSmithMNL #SamSmithAtMOAArena pic.twitter.com/4olYtQ4Zex — MALL OF ASIA ARENA (@MOAArena) November 21, 2015
He then got the crowd to sing "I'm Not the Only One" with him.
" @MOAArena : I know I'm not the only one.." #SamSmithMNL #SamSmithAtMOAArena pic.twitter.com/8lwLRVVX9r" — Anna mae Aligado (@annamaealigado) November 21, 2015
You say I'm crazy, 'Cause you don't think I know what you've done; But when you call me baby, I know I'm not the only one...#samsmith #samsmithmla #samsmithph A photo posted by Bon Cedrick (@boncedrick) on Nov 21, 2015 at 5:09am PST
This guy was lucky enough to be in the front row as Sam sang "Like I Can."
@latchingontosam Same #SamSmithMNL pic.twitter.com/FW6DodUkwe — Retro Ray (@RayquanElijah) November 21, 2015
"Like I can can can.." #SamSmithMNL #SpottedAtMOAArena A video posted by Mall of Asia Arena (@moaarena) on Nov 21, 2015 at 5:37am PST
Some concert goers loved Sam's "Restart."
Omg! @imfayesantos #Restart #SamSmithMNL He's sooo awesome #ConcertFeels pic.twitter.com/dhaik3GQlt — (@RheaAbabon) November 21, 2015
Restart @Samsmithworld #SamSmithMNL pic.twitter.com/EX71JGkhsd — Heidi (@Heidibolisay) November 21, 2015
Sam sang a melancholy "Leave Your Lover" accompanied by a piano.
Leave Your Lover! #SamSmithMNL #SamSmithAtMOAArena pic.twitter.com/kd2BHxdTav — MALL OF ASIA ARENA (@MOAArena) November 21, 2015
The crowd also sang "Lay Me Down" beautifully with Sam.
Lay Me Down! #SamSmithMNL #SamSmithAtMOAArena pic.twitter.com/uzrMYGOZ03 — MALL OF ASIA ARENA (@MOAArena) November 21, 2015
Here's a look at Sam singing "Money On My Mind."
IMMA CRY #SamSmithMNL @samsmithworld pic.twitter.com/XpALGuT0pb — . pcd :(( (@xriccix) November 21, 2015
Money On My Mind! #SamSmithMNL pic.twitter.com/Ye7BuWaauD — SAM SMITH Brasil (@samsmithbrasil) November 21, 2015
Here's a clip of Sam singing "Latch."
Maine Mendoza, one-half of the popular AlDub tandem from Eat Bulaga, had this to say about the Sam Smith concert.
Sam Smith was the bomb!!!!! Suuuuuper amazing I cannot even I swear I cried as in AHH-maaaazingthank you, @samsmithworld!!! #SamSmithMNL — Maine Mendoza (@mainedcm) November 21, 2015
Yup, @mainedcm was also #SpottedAtMOAArena a while ago! #SamSmithAtMOAArena #SamSmithMNL pic.twitter.com/kgacIVbHuW — MALL OF ASIA ARENA (@MOAArena) November 21, 2015
#ICYMI : @mainedcm was at @samsmithworld 's @MOAArena concert. #SamSmithMNL #AldubAtSM I via @MAINEsters_ILO pic.twitter.com/HrWM97djW7 — SM Supermalls (@smsupermalls) November 21, 2015
Instavid Update with Meng. #ALDUBFightForLove #ALDUBSumptuousLunch (© Rjoyful24) Stay with me pic.twitter.com/npH4UupysC — Wally Bayola (@ImWallyBayola) November 21, 2015
Maine's Snapchat Update at Sam Smith Concert! @mainedcm @samsmithworld #SamSmithMNL #ALDUBFightForLove pic.twitter.com/VnHb7Eb1KM — Wally Bayola (@ImWallyBayola) November 21, 2015
Megan Young was also at the concert with her brother. She even caught part of "Not In That Way" on video.
Thank you for your talent and thank you for sharing your experiences through your songs and your voice@samsmithworld A video posted by Megan Young (@meganbata) on Nov 21, 2015 at 7:46am PST
Watched Sam Smith's concert with ze brother @vicvicyoungcheers to crying, laughing, singing and dancing with one of our favorites @samsmithworldUGH FEELS A photo posted by Megan Young (@meganbata) on Nov 21, 2015 at 6:48am PST
This lucky fan got into the VIP section!
Wahhhhhhhhhhh thank you MOA ARENA SECURITY for letting me pass the VVIP section! #samsmithliveinmanila #samsmithinthelonelyhourtour2015 A photo posted by JP (@jp0784) on Nov 21, 2015 at 5:59am PST
Here's another fan who was front and center:
I can't believe this happened!!! I can't believe I was this close to you. Sam, you're amazing!!! Thanks for bringing all of my feelings back!!! I love you!!! A photo posted by Pia Isabella Reyes (@piareyrey) on Nov 21, 2015 at 6:46am PST
i love you #SamSmithMNL pic.twitter.com/kps1qexcgX — Diane Castro (@dianegvc) November 21, 2015
Thank you for an amazing evening, @samsmithworld! Come back soon! We'll be waiting! #SamSmithMNL pic.twitter.com/UOBPrsQntD — Adrielle Bautista (@adixbautista) November 21, 2015
Singer Rhap Salazar was at the Mall of Asia Arena that night and posted these photos:
#SamSmithMNL!!! pic.twitter.com/dxPJgCjXCt — Rhap Salazar (@rhapsalazar) November 21, 2015
The view from the top floor! #SamSmithMNL #SamSmithAtMOAArena pic.twitter.com/xSXQ395nE6 — MALL OF ASIA ARENA (@MOAArena) November 21, 2015
@samsmithworld is finally in Manila!!! #samsmithmnl #inthelonelyhour #itlhdrowningshadowsedition available at the merch store in the lobby of MOA arena! A photo posted by MCA Music (Universal Music PH) (@mca_music) on Nov 21, 2015 at 5:37am PST
We love you, Sam! #SamSmithMNL Posted by MUSIC MANAGEMENT INTERNATIONAL on Saturday, 21 November 2015
This is unbelievable! Manila, its about time for you to enjoy! #SamSmithMNL pic.twitter.com/q2xfKjhzjb" — Anna mae Aligado (@annamaealigado) November 21, 2015
Here's the arena before the concert started:
Waiting for him to sing that'll signal me to "RESTART" !!! #instagram #igersmanila #SamSmithWorld #SamSmithManila #SamSmith #November21 A photo posted by Jeth Magsajo (@jethrokrell) on Nov 21, 2015 at 3:55am PST
Yassi Pressman, Meg Imperial, Shy Carlos, and DJ Tony Toni were at the concert.
#SpottedAtMOAArena for #SamSmithMNL : @Yassizzle! ;) #SamSmithAtMOAArena pic.twitter.com/hX4g0dYaTL — MALL OF ASIA ARENA (@MOAArena) November 21, 2015
The lovely @megimperial and @shyschai were also #SpottedAtMOAArena a while ago! #SamSmithAtMOAArena #SamSmithMNL pic.twitter.com/nMLHMw4ZAL — MALL OF ASIA ARENA (@MOAArena) November 21, 2015
#SpottedAtMOAArena earlier for #SamSmithAtMOAArena : @djtonytoni! #SamSmithMNL pic.twitter.com/uKmYBjcSVC — MALL OF ASIA ARENA (@MOAArena) November 21, 2015