Sandilands then contrasted Smith with Sheeran, whom he called a “song whore,” explaining that the “Shape of You” singer “whores all his. You may be aware of a small-time singer called Sam Smith. He produces banger after banger. He's collaborated with the likes of Disclosure. Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith are undoubtedly two of the biggest singing sensations in the last decade, what happens when you combine two of their massive hits. They're two of the biggest male solo artists of the moment but who takes the style crown between Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith?. Sam Smith has defended Ed Sheeran after an Australian radio host described the singer as a "whore" for giving his songs to other artists. Sam Smith has had a bit of a year hasn't he? From winning the BRIT's Critics' Choice Award last year and the BBC Sound of poll in January, he then went .