Artists Sam Smith and Demi Lovato hints at a future collaboration after exchanging tweets on social media starting yesterday, April 12.
Smith started teasing fans by tagging Lovato with "YOU READY?" Lovato affirmed with a tweet which prompted three heart emojies from the "Lay Me Down" crooner.
About five hours later, Sam Smith posted a video on Twitter and tagged Demi Lovato again. The video was shot in a garden with red flowers surrounding Smith, who sweetly said "I have an announcement tomorrow. Happy Easter," as the camera glided to the floor and revealed the singer's red heels. Demi replied to the video announcement by saying "Tomorrow" followed by two eye emojis.
While the specifics of the apparent collaboration has not been mentioned in the brief exchange between the music icons, Lovato's manager Scooter Braun retweeted the thread and captioned "This week!! #SamxDemi."
The first tweet which sparked the conversation has already garnered more than 50,000 likes on the social media platform as of this writing. Expectedly, fans of both Smith and Lovato have expressed support and excitement over this brewing project between the two stars, with some fans expressing disbelief and others already calling it "the collab of the decade."
You can see Sam Smith's announcement below:
I have an announcement tomorrow... @ddlovato pic.twitter.com/sda8DZ3PfZ — samsmith (@samsmith) April 12, 2020
Staying Connected in the Time of Quarantine
Sam Smith recently announced that his third studio album, originally titled "To Die For," will be undergoing changes to the title and content due to the global coronavirus outbreak. He said in his Instagram post addressed to his "wonderful fans" that the current title "doesn't feel right." While he never mentioned a new release date for his upcoming work, Smith promised his fans that "there will be an album this year" and that he will still release new music in the following months.
Last February 14, Smith released his single "To Die For" as a part of his now-unnamed third studio album. It is the fourth single released from the upcoming album, following "Dancing with a Stranger," "How Do You Sleep," and "I Feel Love."
Recently, both Smith and Lovato have appeared in a couple of fundraisers intended to support the medical frontliners. During the Elton John-hosted "iHeart Living Room Concert for America',' Sam Smith performed his hit song "How Do You Sleep" a cappella from his home in London. Meanwhile, Demi Lovato played the piano while belting her anthem "Skyscraper" against a slideshow of first responders and the empty streets due to the Covid-19 outbreak.
Aside from her appearances on various "in-home" concerts, Demi Lovato has also pledged a part of the sales from her upcoming activewear line with the Kate Hudson-led Fabletics. In her Instagram account, Lovato announced that "$5 for every item sold will provide crucial gear to frontline workers." Furthermore, she has already committed up to $125,000 from the end of March to the end of June, with the pledge directed towards the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for the World Health Organization.
The global coronavirus pandemic has already created some 1.8 million confirmed positives around the world, 557,000 of which are from the United States alone. Out of the confirmed cases, there have been more than 22,000 deaths with 41,000 recoveries according to the Johns Hopkins University Coronavirus Resource Center.