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Shawn Mendes
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Mendes at The Queen's Birthday Party in 2018
Born
Shawn Peter Raul Mendes

August 8, 1998 (1998-08-08) (age 23)
Pickering, Ontario, Canada
Occupation
  • Singer
  • songwriter
  • record producer
  • model
Years active 2013–present
Agent Wilhelmina Models
Home town Pickering, Ontario, Canada
Partner(s) Camila Cabello (2019-present)
Awards Full list
Musical career
Genres
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • guitar
  • piano
Labels
Associated acts

Shawn Peter Raul Mendes (born August 8, 1998) is a Canadian singer-songwriter. He became known in 2013, when he began posting cover versions of songs by artists such as Justin Bieber on the video sharing app Vine. In 2014, he signed a recording contract with Island Records.

Mendes released his first single, "Life of the Party". The song peaked at number 1 on the real-time Billboard Twitter Trending 140 chart. Mendes also released a four-track EP, The Shawn Mendes EP. It charted at number 5 on the Billboard charts.

He is known for the songs "Life Of The Party", "Stitches" (his biggest hit and a UK number-one), and "Treat You Better", "There's Nothing Holding Me Back",“In My Blood”, “If I Can’t Have You” and most recently “Senorita” with Camila Cabello.

Mendes has now had two world tours for his albums Handwritten and Illuminate and is very commonly known all over the world.

He went on his third world tour for his new self-titled album Shawn Mendes. The tour started March 7, 2019 and finished in December 21, 2019.

He is also a very talented photographer as he had photographed a photo of Josiah Van Dien, which was released on Tuesday 26th February 2019, he most likely had taken the photo for fun. His best friends are Taylor and Zoë Swift who are currently working on an album together.

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