Akademia Executive Award for Richard Smith 2019


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Richard Smith's Award for the Best Rock/Americana

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Richard Smith's  goal is to entertain his fans throughout the world



Richard Smith is a rock and pop singer/ songwriter. He achieved international market  success when he signed in 2016 with CD Baby.

Richard Smith is celebrated for his hard work, unassuming manner, and avid attachment and dedication in his brilliant music. Richard Smith's career, to date, has extended several years and includes a Global Music Award honoured for the single I Got the power on 18 September 2017.

Richard Smith have released two studio albums: Richard Smith's Story (2016) and from the Akademia Music Award for his best album for Smith's Story (2016). He also released radiant 21 original and covered singles: Party (2016), Persian Love I Need Love (2016), I Got the Power (2016), Story (2016), What a Wonderful World (2016), Blue Moon (2016), Unchained Melody (2016), Working in the Workforce (2016), Jet Jet Black (2016), White Christmas (2016), Can't Help Falling in Love (2016), Secret Love (2017), I Need you So (2017), I Got the Power Version 2 (2017), Tonight's the Night (2017), Too Much (2017), Jealousy (Won't let me be) (2017), Bad Boy (2017), I Need Your Love (2018), You'll Never Walk Alone (2018) and Reconsider Baby (2018).


  Richard Smith met Martin Bellamy for the first time (since School) in 1977 and they spend a few years singing and writing songs in Richard Smith's garage. However, They broke up but Richard Smith continued to put his songs to record a studio in Adelaide, South Australia. It was here in 1981 where Richard Smith met a great Musician-Charl Holoubek- who helped him to record those beaming songs with Charli's Bands.

Richard Smith's first songs he recorded were Jet Jet Black, Baby You've Been Lying to Me, and O at O I'm Falling in Love in 1981. Other some songs he recorded  between 1981 to 1992 were I Got the Power (1982), I Need Your Love (1983), Working in the Workforce (1984), Story (1985), What a Wonderful World (1989), Blue Moon, Reconsider Baby, Too Much (1991) and Can't Helping Falling In Love, /unchained Melody (2015) and You'll Never Walk Alone (2017).


After a long years of recording and playing various bars and nightclubs in Adelaide, Richard Smith left Adelaide to Gold Coast. From that he released his first album in 2016. The album was called Richard Smith's Story which cited his influences such as The Beatles, Elvis Presley, Solomon Burke, B.B. King, Frank Sinatra, Chuck Berry and Lowell Fulson. Also, this mix original and covered of Australian-British-American influenced and a indie-sound was something totally new for Australia and the world. Richard Smith quickly became known as one of the freshest sounding song-writers on the scene, paving the way for the album which would cement his success and catapult him to be the stars he is today-the studio album Smith's Story. 

Smith's Story was released in 2016 and showcased Richard Smith as a top songwriters and a great singer on the scene.  The album is a joyful and Rock n roll and ballad  music which had influenced of the media and over societies in the world. The single I Got the Power was used in the Youtube which exposed Richard Smith to his first international audience and secured him a worldwide licensing deal with the international division of CD Baby, which covered the territories of the world. 

Smith's Story won The Akademia Music Award 2016   for best Rock Americana album in Los Angeles and spawned numerous hits, making it one of Richard Smith's most important albums. It shifted Richard Smith from indie status to stars which adored by his fans. Constantly pushing the envelope of his artistry and by now recognised as one of the hardest working artiste in the industry, Richard Smith is heading to the studio to record his third album MEET RICHARD SMITH, which will be release in 2018.

After more years of writing, getting married, having children, and working, Richard Smith, as been re-energised as well optimistic music, ready for another 20 years of making Rock n Roll History.








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