There is more than one artist by the name of Jay Smith. 1. Jay Jon Christopher Smith (born in Helsingborg, Sweden on April 29, 1981) is a Swedish singer and guitarist with English ancestry. He won the Swedish Idol 2010 title, beating Minnah Karlsson in the December 10, 2010 final in the Ericsson Globe Theater.
He also plays in the rock band Von Benzo, who released an album in 2009. Smith's first solo single was Dreaming People.