Shawn Peter Raul Mendes is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and model.
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He gained a following in 2013, posting song covers on the video-sharing application Vine.
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The following year, he caught the attention of artist manager Andrew Gertler and Island Records A&R Ziggy Chareton, which led to him signing a deal with the record label.
Andrew Gertler is an American talent manager that represents Island Records recording artist Shawn Mendes, as well as Rick Ross's Maybach Music Group / Atlantic Records recording artist Rockie Fresh.
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He has since released three studio albums, headlined three world tours, and received several awards.
Mendes released his self-titled debut EP and his debut studio album Handwritten, whose single "Stitches" reached number one in the United Kingdom and the top 10 in the United States and Canada.
He then released his second studio album Illuminate, whose singles "Treat You Better" and "There's Nothing Holdin' Me Back" reached the top 10 in several countries.
All three albums debuted atop the US Billboard 200, with the first one making Mendes one of five artists ever to debut at number one before the age of 18, and the third one making him the third-youngest artist to achieve three number one albums.
In 2017, Mendes became the first artist to land three number one singles on the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart.
In 2018, he became the first artist to achieve four number one singles on the Adult Pop Songs chart before the age of 20.
Mendes has headlined four concert tours: ShawnsFirstHeadlines, Shawn Mendes World Tour, Illuminate World Tour, and Shawn Mendes: The Tour.
The Shawn Mendes World Tour was the first solo concert tour by Canadian singer Shawn Mendes, promoting his debut studio album Handwritten.
Among his accolades, Mendes has won 13 SOCAN awards, 10 MTV Europe Music Awards, eight Juno Awards, eight iHeartRadio MMVAs, two American Music Awards, and received two Grammy Award nominations.
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The Juno Awards are presented annually to Canadian musical artists and bands to acknowledge their artistic and technical achievements in all aspects of music.
A Grammy Award, or Grammy, is an honor awarded by The Recording Academy to recognize outstanding achievement in the mainly English-language music industry.
In 2018, Time named Mendes one of the 100 most influential people in the world on their annual list.