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Shawn Mendes          

Award-winning Pop Singer-Songwriter

Shawn Mendes is a pop singer and songwriter. He rose to fame on the short video streaming app Vine and toured with the group MAGCON.

After uploading a series of his cover versions to various video-sharing sites, Mendes earned a dedicated following that he cultivated through social media outlets. His talent, teen-idol good looks and built-in fan base quickly landed him a record deal. In 2014 his debut single, "Life of the Party,” charted at No. 24 on the Billboard 100, making the then 15-year-old Mendes the youngest artist to have a debut song within the Top 25.

Mendes quickly transitioned to writing his own songs. His loyal fans have supported his platinum-selling hits, as well as arena-size world tours, both as an opening act for Taylor Swift and as a headliner.

In 2014 Mendes released his Island Records debut, The Shawn Mendes EP, which soared to No. 5 on the music charts with sales topping 100,000. In 2015 he released his full-length debut, Handwritten, which debuted at No. 1 in both the U.S. and Canada. The single "Stitches" was an incredible success, reaching No. 1 in European music charts and the Top 10 in North America.

In 2016, Mendes released his second album, Illuminate. Describing his sophomore project, the budding artist found it to resemble the styles of Ed Sheeran and John Mayer, and in keeping with those two artists, Mendes did virtually all of the songwriting for it. His efforts were a huge success, as he topped the charts and went platinum in the U.S. and Canada.

After dropping the singles "In My Blood" and "Lost in Japan" on back-to-back days in late March 2018, Mendes delivered his self-titled third album in May. The eagerly anticipated studio project debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and later garnered a Grammy nomination for Best Pop Vocal Album.

Mendes followed in May 2019 with the single "If I Can't Have You," a track he said was initially written for Dua Lipa before he decided to record it himself.

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Vine Superstar Shawn Mendes Signed to Island Records (Exclusive ...

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Shawn Mendes and Walk The Moon are offering once-in-a-lifetime opportunities to benefit the Grammy Foundation.

Shawn Mendes Is The Youngest Artist Since Justin Bieber To Nab A ...

Shawn Mendes has become the youngest artist in five years to top the Billboard 200 chart, following in Justin Bieber's footsteps.

Shawn Mendes Tops Spotify's 2016 25 Under 25 List

Spotify revealed its annual 25 Under 25 list Thursday (Oct. 27), with 18-year-old Shawn Mendes taking the top spot.

Shawn Mendes Wins Big at Juno Awards – Rolling Stone

Shawn Mendes nearly swept the 2019 Juno Awards, scoring wins in five out of the six categories for which he was nominated. The Canadian musician won for ...

Shawn Mendes Talked About His Calvin Klein Photos

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Shawn Mendes and Lizzo Expressed Their Love for Each Other at Met Gala 2019 After They Became a Meme at the Brit Awards

Last night at the 2019 Met Gala, Lizzo not only slayed on the pink carpet as one of the best dressed of the night, but she also found the perfect opportunity to reunite with fellow meme star Shawn Mendes.

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