More about Sam
Born in Chelmsford, Essex
Older brother: Toby
Older sister: Sophie
Schools: Heathcote & Sylvia Young Theatre School
Archie (Black lab)
Favouraite song: 'On My Way' by Charlie Brown
Favouriate film: The Green Mile
Favourite colour: Blue
Favourite food: Pizza (not 26")
Favourite book: Eh?
Hobbies: Motorsport & Football
Sam is a 20 year old singer/songwriter from Essex. He’s been performing since the tender age of eight and he started writing his own music when he was just twelve, intent, even then, on pursuing a career as a singer.
Sam’s has a remarkable work ethic, great determination and dedication and has been lucky enough to work with many well respected names in the music industry.
Prior to his recent participation in the 2013 X Factor, Sam worked tirelessly, gigging around the country, often for free, to build a fan base. His efforts paid off and he has gained many thousands of loyal supporters which have dubbed themselves 'Callafans' and Sam’s 'Callafan Army' have had several mentions in national press and news media!
In the summer of 2013, Sam did a promotional campaign for a song he wrote, called 'Crazy'. He performed fifteen crazy stunts in what became known as the 'Crazy Campaign', including sky diving, bungee jumping and even morris dancing. He used the campaign to raise money for The Teenage Cancer Trust.
In 2013 Sam made it to the live finals of the UK's X Factor. By getting into the last seven in the competition, he earned his place on the X Factor Arena Tour, performing to packed arenas on a 32 date tour. Sam said “The X Factor was the most amazing experience of my life but I can't wait for wahts coming up!”.
Since leaving the X Factor Sam has been performing non-stop to packed venues in both the UK and Europe.
His prolific songwriting has continued non-stop and he's been in the studio working on his debut album which is planned for release next year.
BREAKING NEWS: Sam has an amazing twist to his journey planned 2015. Stay tuned!