Shawn Mendes could be considered as the “new” Justin Bieber, when you interpret a song by the canadian social networks exploded.
The singer learned to play guitar being self-taught, watching tutorials Youtube and through the platform of Vine began to gain notoriety.
In an interview for the GQ magazineacknowledged that without the Vine would not be the artist he is today, in 2013 shared a video singing “As Long As You Love Me” of Justin Bieber.
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From that video, he managed thousands of visualizations, and its popularity grew after appearing for the first time on the platform that he gave his first concert for 600 people in the city of Toronto, from that time, and still, he is considered the successor of Bieber.
Shawn was born August 8, 1998 in Toronto, Canada, his father is a businessman, Portuguese and her mother is English and real estate agent; Mendes confessed that he took the opportunity to display their artistic skills by sharing videos on Vine.
His constant media presence allowed him to have a strong relationship with your followers, for the year 2014 Shawn signed a contract with Island Rescords when he called the attention of the representative Andrew Gertler.
The representative was looking for a new talent to a version of “Say something”when he entered the social networks discovered the young canadian that in their channel had thousands of views in the song A Great Big World.
Several labels, including RCA, Atlantic, Republic, and Warner were already looking for to Mendes, but the promising young decided to sign with Island, prior to the contract, Mendes began a tour as a guest of the Magcon Tour.
For the year 2016 Mendes brought out his first album called “Handwritten”with singles like “Stitches,” and “Something Big”, the album was a success both in the united States and in Canada which placed it at number one of Billboard 200 and the award for best new artist at the MTV Music Awards.
Their second album was “Illuminate” 2016, with songs like “Treat You Better” and “There’s Nothing holdin ‘ out’ Me Back”, that year he received the award artist revelation of the People Choice Awards and best male artist in the MTV Music Awards.
The last and most recent of his projects has been his third studio album and namesake, “Shawn Mendes” in the 2018. This is a great mix of styles that the canadian it fits perfectly, the first single was “In my Blood”he was nominated at Grammy awards for best song of the year.
Shawn Mendes has turned into the younger singer with its three jobs in the number one ranking.
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