At John Mayer’s concert in Toronto Monday night — out comes Shawn Mendes to perform his song “Mercy” with his hero John Mayer.
Pretty cool for Shawn, he is the biggest John Mayer fan.
“Damn. John Mayer is the best. My job is the best. U guys are the best. What an insane night.”
– Shawn’s Tweet
- He won the Fan Choice Juno on Sunday.
- He just added more tickets for his Illuminate World Tour (Pre-sale for Australia and New Zealand started yesterday. He’ll be there in Nov/Dec).
- The tour starts April 27 in Glasgow, he hits North American in July (Vancouver July 8) and wrapping up in Japan on Dec 18th.
- Name: Shawn Peter Raul Mendes
- Birthday: August 8, 1998 (age 18) – Toronto
- He learned to play guitar (13yrs) by watching a YouTube video
- He got his start posting covers on Vine (attracting millions of followers)
- He won a Teen Choice Award for “Webstar in Music” in 2014
- He was discovered online and officially signed a deal in 2014 – then released “Life of The Party”
- In 2016 he made the Forbes “Top 30 Under 30” list (he was 17)
- Studio albums: “Handwritten” (2014) and “Illuminate” (2016)
- Singles: Life of The Party (2014), Something Big, Stitches (2015), I Know What You Did Last Summer, Treat you Better (2016), Mercy
- His mom is a real estate agent and his dad is a business man
- He is 6’1″