About Shawn Mendes
Shawn Mendes was born on August, 8 1998 in Toronto in the family of a real property manager, and an enterpreneur – Karen and Manuel Mendes – whose ancestors have come to Canada from Portugal. Although young Mendes was growing up in the social networks generation, he did not use Internet just for fun. Using YouTube tutorials, he managed to learn how to play guitar and started making his own overs of popular songs. The covers were posted in the Vine application, and soon Mendes gained remarkable popularity being the third most-followed artist on Vine. This made him frequently compared with Justin Bieber and Edward Sheeran. Some time later, he participated in Shawn Mendes tour with some diferent junior singers who became famous through social networks.
In 2014, Mendes finally signs a deal with a recording studio followed by Life of the Party – his very first single . Despite being rejected at first at the US radio, the composition rested solidly on the 24th place of the Billboard Hot 100 which made Shawn the youngest singer ever entering the top-25. The song was one of the 4 on Shawn’s 1st extended play that was sold over a hundred thousand CDs becoming number five in Billboard chart.
Soon after releasing the Something Big, the first full album came out in April 2015 – Handwritten. The CD started selling quite well and appeared in top charts of US and Canada. In 2015, he Disney channel used Mendes's composition Believe in their new musical film Descendants. The same year, Shawn Mendes concert was warming-up Taylor Swift’s shows in North American states during her «1989» world tour.
In 2015, on November, 20, Shawn Mendes’s first album was even reissued with the name Handwritten Revisited now including 5 live records and 4 more new singles. One of them was I Know What You Did Last Summer made in collaboration with Camilla Cobello. By the way, Cobello had been rumored to be Shawn Mendes girlfriend 2017, but in one of the interviews the singer denied their romance flatly. Mendes's young female fans are eager to know whether the artist is single or dating someone but he prefers to keep his private life secret.
Shawn Mendes tour dates
Right now the artist is touring supporting the latest album by Shawn Mendes Illuminate; tour dates are from July, 6 to December, 18 2017. This is going to be the first Shawn Mendes world tour having the singer come to Japan, China, Thailand, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, Brazil, Mexico and of course Canada and many of the US states. In this Illuminate world tour, Shawn Mendes is going to have Shawn Mendes tour merch for sale. For autograph sessions and Shawn Mendes meet and greet 2017, tickets are available now. Apart from the new album songs, the setlist for this Shawn Mendes concert 2017 includes the artist’s singles from previous years and one En Sheeran cover. So this Shawn Mendes Illuminate tour 2017 is going to bring loads of joy to his fans. The singer is highly expected in South America, but this year Shawn Mendes concert schedule doesn’t include visiting Peru, Chile or Argentina.
So don’t think twice and try to get the Shawn Mendes Illuminate tour tickets quick as, for example, Shawn Mendes VIP tickets are already running out for the closest dates. The same happened during Shawn Mendes tour 2016 in UK – the tickets were rapidly running out for the coming Shawn Mendes concert dates.