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Shawn Mendes

Shawn Mendes


Famous as :

Singer, songwriter

Birth Name :

Shawn Peter Raul Mendes

Birth Date :

August 08, 1998

Birth Place :

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Claim to fame :

Single "Life of the Party" (2014)


Shawn Mendes was born Shawn Peter Raul Mendes on August 8, 1998 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He was raised in a suburb of the city called Pickering. He started his career in music in 2013, after posting his first cover video to Vine. It's only a six-second clip of him singing with guitar in hand, but the video took off like wildfire.

Shawn also began posting his own unique original melodies as he continued posting a mix of covers. His videos spread across Vine, YouTube, Instagram, Twitter and every online social outlet imaginable, amassing millions of views.

Latest News

Artist of the Week: Shawn Mendes

August 11, 2014 07:10:11 GMT

It only took a year to bring his big dreams to reality. The Canadian singer, who turned 16 earlier this month, is now one of the hottest young musicians thanks in large part to a short snippet of him covering which he posted on Vine last year.

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Shawn Mendes in 2014 MuchMusic Video Awards - Arrivals - shawn-mendes-2014-muchmusic-video-awards-01