'For you, my little sailors': Singer Sam Smith gets anchor tattoo on his arm in honour of his loyal fans while touring Down Under

If it wasn't clear before that Sam Smith loves his fans, it certainly is now. 

The 22-year-old Grammy Award winner demonstrated his loyalty in return buy getting a tattoo in honour of his supporters while on tour Down Under in Sydney on Monday.

The British crooner took to Instagram to share a snap of his arm which featured a new anchor tattoo, he captioned the shot: 'For you, my little sailors,' an affectionate term he uses to refer to supporters.

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'For you, my little sailors': Sam Smith got an anchor tattoo on his arm on Monday in honour of his fans while touring Down Under

'For you, my little sailors': Sam Smith got an anchor tattoo on his arm on Monday in honour of his fans while touring Down Under

Adding to the collection: It's not the first tattoo for Sam who has an ice cream etching on his left leg and a plane on his right leg and two small secret symbols on his fingers

Adding to the collection: It's not the first tattoo for Sam who has an ice cream etching on his left leg and a plane on his right leg and two small secret symbols on his fingers

The singer calls his fans his little sailors in reference to a song he wrote about the difficulty of trying to break into the music industry called Little Sailor

Some of the lyrics of the song include: 'Hold on little sailor. It will be alright. I know you'll be braver, best behavior tonight. We got so close to the fame and the lights. Watching the stars tonight. Little Sailor, let's sail tonight.'

He also shared a video of himself during the tattooing process looking to be in pain as he grimaced.

Tatts got to hurt: The singer also shared a video of himself during the inking process grimmacing  in pain

Tatts got to hurt: The singer also shared a video of himself during the inking process grimmacing  in pain

Half-way: The video showed the tattoo artist completing the design

Half-way: The video showed the tattoo artist completing the design

It's not the first tattoo for the Lay Me Down singer, who has an ice cream tattoo on his left leg, despite telling MTV he doesn't even like the dessert, as well as a plane on his right leg.

'[I was] drunk in Malia at 18 and I’d just got off the plane, so I got a plane,' he said. 

The singer also has two small secret symbols on his fingers and said: 'I’ll never tell anyone why I have them, but I love them.'

Sam also bought an anchor necklace earlier this year so he could always be with his 'little sailors.' 

For the fans: Sam also bought an anchor necklace earlier this year so he could always be with his 'little sailors'

For the fans: Sam also bought an anchor necklace earlier this year so he could always be with his 'little sailors'

On stage: Once again taking to the photo sharing app on Monday he shared a shot from onstage in Sydney and wrote: 'SYDNEY. I love you'

On stage: Once again taking to the photo sharing app on Monday he shared a shot from onstage in Sydney and wrote: 'SYDNEY. I love you'

Once again taking to the photo sharing app on Monday he shared a shot from onstage in Sydney and wrote: 'SYDNEY. I love you.' 

The singer also shared a shot to Instagram on Sunday of himself on a boat with the Sydney skyline in the background and simply captioned the shot: 'Home x.'

Sam also managed to find a large poster of himself while out and about on Sunday and shared a snap of himself kissing the poster.

He joked: 'I'm feelin myself.'

'Home': The singer also shared a shot to Instagram on Sunday of himself on a boat with the Sydney skyline in the background and simply captioned the shot: 'Home x.'

'Home': The singer also shared a shot to Instagram on Sunday of himself on a boat with the Sydney skyline in the background and simply captioned the shot: 'Home x.'

Seeing double: Sam also managed to find a large poster of himself while out and about on Sunday and shared a snap of himself kissing the poster, he wrote: 'I'm feelin myself' 

Seeing double: Sam also managed to find a large poster of himself while out and about on Sunday and shared a snap of himself kissing the poster, he wrote: 'I'm feelin myself' 

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