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Shawn Mendes

Singer-Songwriter Shawn Mendes
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Profession: Singer-Songwriter

Nationality:
Canada
Canadian

Why Famous: Mendes fame began in 2015 when he released his debut EP "Handwritten", containing the song "Stitches", which reached number 1 in the UK. His follow-up album "Illuminate" the following year contained the No. 1 singles "Treat You Better" and "There's Nothing Holdin' Me Back" which were hits around the world.

He released his third self-titled album in 2018 which included the No. 1 hit "In My Blood".

Born: August 8, 1998
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Age: 22 years old

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Leo

Historical Events

  • 2016-09-23 Shawn Mendes releases his album "Illuminate", debuts at No. 1 US Billboard 200
  • 2017-11-18 Shawn Mendes is the first singer under 18 to get three No. 1 singles on Billboard's Adult Contemporary chart