Since 2010, there is no younger singer than Justin Bieber can achieve the highest rate in Billboard 200. But with the existence of Shawn Mendes, this record is changed. At the age of 16, Shawn Mendes has won with his first album, Handwritten.
Shawn Mendes was born 8/8/1998 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Talent of Shawn Mendes is discovered in the late of 2013. Since then, he signed a contract with Island Records in 2014. His album has get the highest rank in iTunes just in 37 minutes on July, 2014.
This Canadian singer has sold more than 119.000 CD in the first week. Shawn Mendes shared that this success is the combination of hardworking and lucky.
Since Shawn Mendes has posted his record on Vine, he received the concern of many fans so he continually posts and chats with his fans. He thinks it’s so important to maintain relationship with fans, media, concert or new songs because finally, fans are the real factor help his dream comes true.
Manager of Shawn Mendes, Andrew Gertler also said that the regular communication and connection of Shawn Mendes through media is the strong foundation for his success road.
Shawn Mendes post his first video on Vince in the autumn 2013. Now the number of following people is more than 3.9 million.
On August 2013, Shawn Mendes post a six second video when he sings “As long as you love me” of Justin Bieber. Only one night after, his video received 10.000 Like.
Shawn Mendes is considered as “Justin Bieber in six second”. This success also reminds about Youtube phenomenon of Justin Bieber.At that time, Shawn Mendes knows the role of media. It can create a new world.
Now, each video of Shawn Mendes has more than 1 million reviewers. Nevertheless, the producer of Shawn Mendes emphasizes that Shawn Mendes is not just a singer who change life thanks to media.
Thanks to Vine, he proves his talent and builds his fans. It is wonderful. However the message here is Shawn Mendes is the real star for his efforts and contributions.
In 2014, Shawn Mendes has won the award of Teen Choice Awards in Choice Web Star: Music. In 2015, Shawn Mendes has won Vine Musician for the Shorty Awards. He is also nominated in several awards.
Mendes also joined in a nationwide tour with Austine Mahone in 2014. In 2015, he announced the news of his fist headlining tour. After that, he joins in “1989 world tour” of Taylor Swift– a singer which has won GRAMMY seven times.
In spite of being a famous teen singer, Shawn Mendes is still friendly with everyone. Shawn Mendes can also use technological and office machines such as the best paper shredder, printer…without the assistance of anyone.
Now Shawn Mendes is a bright star. With this strong determination and passion of music, he will be one of the brightest stars in the music sky in the near future.