Shaun Mendes in Vancouver. at ALLIANCE lockhart, we wanted to share the news that Shaun Mendes along with special guest Charlie Puth will perform on Saturday: July 8, 2017 at the Rogers Arena - Vancouver, British Columbia.
From the age of just sixteen, Toronto native, Shawn Mendes has harnessed his talents to secure a contract with Island Records, showcasing an individual slant on Pop, Soul and R&B.
Mendes hails from a suburb of Toronto called Pickering, and began to post videos of him singing whilst singing renditions of the most popular songs in the charts accompanied by his guitar on the popular 6-second video app, ‘Vine’ in 2013. He earned himself millions of views, and of course followers in just a few months, and that is when he caught the attention of manager, Andrew Gertler in January 2014. He has since become one of the youngest artists to have a debut song in the Billboard hot 100, with his first single making it to number 24, at the age of 15 years old.
Mendes released his eponymous debut EP on July 28th 2014, following a tour with Austin Mahone. The EP sold a staggering 48,000 copies it it’s first week of release, making it firmly to number 5 in the Billboard 200. The release of course features the single “Life of the Party” which is track one.
He also featured on The Vamps cover of Simon & Garfunkel’s hit single “Oh Cecilia [Breaking My Heart]” released on October 12th 2014, the song would go on to chart in Australia, New Zealand and South America, as well as UK where it placed at number 9 in the Singles Chart. He has also since been the recipient of the ‘Choice Web Star: Music’ Award at the Teen Choice Awards.
This entry was posted on July 8th, 2017
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