Shawn Mendes

Want some more Shawn Mendes facts? Here they are!

  • He went on a Nationwide tour with Austin Mahone as his opening act on his “Secret” tour
  • Shawn currently has 1.97 million Twitter followers (as on 14th of October 2014)
  • Back in April he won Ryan Seacrest’s ‘Best Cover Song’ contest with his version of A Great Big World’s Say Something.
  • He’s part of the MAGCON family alongside Jacob Whitesides, Aaron Carpenter and more.
  • Shawn was Nominated for Choice Viner & Won the Choice Web Star: Music award at the Teen Choice Awards in America.
  • Ed Sheeran happens to be a massive fan and once flew Shawn to LA to meet him for drinks.
  • His debut single “Life of the Party” stormed to number 1 on iTunes in the US & Canada.
  • His favourite food is Chinese and chocolate chip muffins.
  • He is half-Portuguese and can apparently speak three languages!
  • He created his popular YouTube channel on January 18th, 2011
  • His starsign is a Leo
  • His first video on Vine singing “As Long As you Love Me” blew up overnight with 10,000 likes.
  • He’s allergic to mosquitoes.
  • The first album he ever bought was either Shania Twain or a Hannah Montana album.
  • He would like to collaborate with Ed Sheeran, Justin Bieber or Logic.
  • Last November, Mendes won Student of the Month at his high school with the title of the “Face of the Future.”
  • He was in love with Emma Watson, because he was in love with ‘Harry Potter’ and she was Hermione and he thought she was really badass.
  • He says “There’s nothing that scares me more than being in the ocean by myself.”
  • He admits he carries around this little Lion named Leo, which he’s had for as long as he can remember.
  • Shaun thinks tomatoes are disgusting, he doesn’t like them!
  • When Shawn was young, one of his best friends threw a ball through his garage window and Shawn took the blame for him. He got into huge trouble for it, until a couple of years later when he told his dad it wasn’t him
  • The first year he started hockey he admits he didn’t know how to skate so he got on the ice with all of the hockey players and we were doing drills where we had to go backwards in figure eights. And he could not skate, so he recalls how he just kept falling on his butt and it was very embarrassing.


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