British singer and songwriter Sam Smith is bound to captivate the hearts of Filipino fans as he brings a GLORIA concert tour to Manila, Philippines. The pop sensation has recently announced his Asia stops, which include a one-night-only concert in Manila to promote his latest and fourth studio album entitled “Gloria.” With hit songs such as “Unholy,” “I’m Not Here to Make Friends,” and “Love Me More,” Sam’s concert in Manila is set for October 21, 2023, at the Mall of Asia Arena.

The highly anticipated concert tour is expected to sell out quickly, with regular ticket sales starting on June 1, 2023, at noon through SM Tickets. However, UnionBank cardholders will have the chance to purchase tickets earlier than everyone else, starting on May 30, 2023. Meanwhile, Live Nation Philippines members can participate in an exclusive live pre-sale the following day from 10 a.m. until midnight.

Sam’s GLORIA concert tour kicked off in Europe in April and will continue in North America in July before heading to the Philippines and other countries in Asia in October. His upcoming concert will serve as the artist’s third show in the Philippines, following his successful The Thrill of It All concert tour in October 2018.

The Mall of Asia Arena, located in Pasay City, has hosted concerts by several world-renowned artists, including Ed Sheeran, Ariana Grande, Katy Perry, Coldplay, Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, The Chainsmokers, Imagine Dragons, Shawn Mendes, Lady Gaga, Mariah Carey, and Bruno Mars. With a seating capacity of up to 20,000, Sam’s fans are expected to flock to the venue for an unforgettable night of music.

Ticket prices for this concert in Manila start at ₱2,750 for General Admission, while premium seats such as FLOOR 1,2,3 (₱16,250), FLOOR 4,5,6 – (₱16,000), LBA PREMIUM (₱14,500), LBA REGULAR (₱14,000), LBB PREMIUM (₱13,500), LBB REGULAR (₱13,000), UB PREMIUM (₱6,500), and UB REGULAR (₱6,000) are priced accordingly.

Apart from the upcoming concert tour, Sam Smith has also become increasingly popular in Asia, with notable songs reaching the top of several music charts in countries like the Philippines, Thailand, Japan, Korea, and Singapore.

Here are some of the most popular songs by Sam Smith, a songwriter known for his soulful voice and emotional ballads:

  • “Stay with Me”
  • “I’m Not the Only One”
  • “Lay Me Down”
  • “Too Good at Goodbyes”
  • “Writing’s on the Wall”
  • “Pray”
  • “Like I Can”
  • “One Last Song”
  • “How Do You Sleep?”
  • “Dancing with a Stranger”

The artist has won four Grammy Awards, an Academy Award, and a Golden Globe for his contribution to the music industry. His soulful voice and emotional songwriting have touched many hearts worldwide.

More on these, he has released four studio albums, including “In the Lonely Hour,” “The Thrill of It All,” “Love Goes,” and “Gloria.” His music has been used in several TV shows, movies, and commercials, earning them several awards, including four Grammy Awards, an Academy Award, and a Golden Globe.

Fans of Sam Smith in the Philippines are thrilled to witness the GLORIA concert tour in our country and are looking forward to an evening filled with great music, excitement, and unforgettable memories. By marking the date on their calendars and getting their tickets early, they can guarantee their spot at the concert before it sells out.


Sam Smith’s upcoming concert in Manila is something to look forward to for music fans in the Philippines. With a setlist of hit songs from their latest album “Gloria” and previous releases, the show promises to be an unforgettable evening filled with soulful ballads, emotional performances, and an atmosphere of joy and excitement. The Mall of Asia Arena, a well-known venue for world-class concerts, will provide an excellent stage for this highly anticipated show. His remarkable songs have touched many hearts worldwide, connecting with listeners through their lyrics that explore themes of heartbreak, love, and self-discovery.