just gave his fans an amazing surprise — a brand new song that’s now on his Shawn Mendes Illuminate deluxe album!
The song is called “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back”, and
Shawn knew he had to get this song out there before his tour started.
“The minute I wrote this song I knew I wanted to get it out before my tour started, to give fans something new and fresh in addition to everything from Illuminate,” he shared.
Shawn adds, “I can’t wait to perform it on the tour, and for everyone to hear it.”
Listen to the track below!
Grab the lyrics to Shawn’s new song inside now! More Here! »
has something coming very very soon! Shawn Mendes
The 18-year-old “
Mercy” hit-maker has taken to his social media platforms and official website to start teasing his brand new single called, “ ,” which is set to drop on Friday (April 21). Holdin Me Back
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Holdin Me Back” is rumored to serve as the first offering from Shawn‘s upcoming re-release to his hit sophomore album Illuminate, which was released back in September.
If you enjoy
Shawn and want to see him live in concert, he is kicking off the later this month and he’ll be on the road until the end of August! Illuminate World Tour
is all about his fans during the Camp Izze event in Brooklyn, New York over the weekend. Shawn Mendes
The “Mercy” singer spent some time with fans just ahead of his performance at the event, where actors
and Yara Shahidi spoke. Gaten Matarazzo
While chatting with fans,
Shawn was overheard talking about ‘s debut solo single, “Sign of the Times.” Harry Styles
“I love it,”
Shawn shared. “I didn’t know his voice was that crazy, which is just really, really inspiring.”
We’ll just be over here waiting for a
Shawn and Harry collab now.
Yara is wearing Puma sneakers.
got to perform with one of his idols this week. Shawn Mendes
The 18-year-old singer joined
on stage during the latter’s concert on Monday night (April 3) in Toronto, Canada. John Mayer
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The duo sang a mashup of
Shawn‘s hit “Mercy” and John‘s classic, “In Your Atmosphere.”
“The dynamite @shawnmendes joined me in Toronto tonight perform a “Mercy”/”In Your Atmosphere” mashup and it was over the top good. #thesearchforeverything #shawnmendes #bringingbacktheworddynamite,”
John later wrote on Instagram.
John Mayer is the best. My job is the best. U guys are the best. What an insane night,” Shawn tweeted.
Shawn and John‘s duet below!
VIDEO Shawn Mendes Sings With John Mayer in Toronto
won the Fan Choice Award at the Shawn Mendes s, the Canadian version of the Grammys. 2017 JUNO Award
Backstage, after the show,
Shawn dished about what’s inspiring the music he’s writing for the next album ( and Drake !) and gave an update on what his new tour is going to be like. Rihanna
“We haven’t even rehearsed a full show yet, everything is in the blueprints right now,” he explained, “but it’s beautiful. It’s going to be stunning and so much fun and so much crowd interaction.”
and The Weeknd also took home trophies! Alessia Cara
Alessia actually beat out Shawn for Pop Album of the Year award for her debut Know-It-All. And The Weeknd won R&B/Soul Recording of the Year for his album Starboy.
Shawn and Alessia both performed, separately. Shawn made the crowd go wile with “Mercy” and Alessia rocked “Stay” and “Scars to Your Beautiful.”
Check out the video of
Shawn talking backstage about music, his tour and more!
Shawn Mendes Backstage at The 2017 JUNO Awards
Inside, click the gallery to see Shawn and Canadian Mounties on the red carpet at the JUNO Awards
is giving fans a big, big treat. Shawn Mendes
Just shortly after getting 20 Million Instagram followers, the “Stitches” singer announced that he had some more Illuminate tour dates up his sleeve!
The first was a second concert date in the NYC area at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, and the next were a handful of new tour dates in Australia!
You can check out all the tour dates inside the cut, and take a look at
Shawn‘s first ever selfie on Instagram below!
Click inside for all of Shawn Mendes’ Illuminate Tour Dates… More Here! »
This old-but-new cover video from
and Camila Cabello is so good. Shawn Mendes
He just posted a throwback of them singing
‘s “Kiss Me” and we need a full version ASAP. Ed Sheeran
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“Found this gem deep in the iPhone videos..lol i love the ‘killed that’ face we both make at the end @camila_cabello,”
Shawn captioned the Instagram video, which you can watch below.
Camila and Shawn are big fans of Ed, and they often sang covers together while promoting their single “I Know What You Did Last Summer.”
is breaking into the acting industry! Shawn Mendes
The 18-year-old “Mercy” singer will make his debut on the big screen in the upcoming movie musical
Summer of Love, according to . THR
The script was written by fellow Canadian
Ivan Reitman, who will also direct.
Plot details are scarce, but the title is apparently in reference to the summer of 1967 when hippies demonstrated their opposition to the Vietnam War in San Francisco.
That summer, a ton of famous acts – including
The Who, Grateful Dead, and Jimi Hendrix – performed.
In case you forgot,
Shawn voiced a character in the 2013 animated film Underdogs and had a brief guest stint on The 100.