Sam Smith pays tribute to his fans with new ink shortly before cancelling shows in Australia

2015-04-28 23:00

Los Angeles - Sam Smith has got a tattoo for his fans.

The Like I Can hitmaker revealed the new inking, a small anchor on his left arm and dedicated it to his "little sailors''.

For you, my little sailors ????

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It is not the first thing the 22-year-old singer has got to remind himself of his loyal supporters.

Earlier this year, Sam posted a snap of a necklace, which was in the shape of an anchor with two swallows above it, which he says he bought so he could always have his fans with him.

I just got this. So you'll always be with me little sailors x

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Since showing off his new tattoo, the Stay With Me singer has been forced to cancel the rest of his Australian tour after suffering a hemorrhage on his vocal chords.

In a statement made on his Instagram account on Tuesday, Sam said: "I have been vocally exhausted for a while now... The doctors have told me I need to fully rest until my vocal chords have healed."


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He went on to share pictures his fans sent wishing him well...

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