SHAWN MENDES SELLS OUT SHAWN MENDES WORLD TOUR 2016 IN MINUTES!
RIAA PLATINUM “I KNOW WHAT YOU DID LAST SUMMER” BY SHAWN MENDES AND CAMILA CABELLO (FROM FIFTH HARMONY) HITS TOP 10 AT POP RADIO!
RIAA 4x-PLATINUM “STITCHES” SPENT TWO WEEKS AT #1 ON THE UK SINGLES CHART AND IS CURRENTLY #1 ON THE UK AIRPLAY
(Feb. 8, 2016 – New York, NY) Island Records’ Shawn Mendes, who continues to dominates charts around the world with “I Know What You Did Last Summer,” his RIAA platinum single with Camila Cabello of Fifth Harmony, and “Stitches” his 4x-platinum smash that spent two weeks at #1 on the UK singles chart – has kicked off the new year by selling-out all 38 dates of the Shawn Mendes World Tour 2016 across Europe and North America in record time, within minutes of going on sale. Additional dates (including a second London Eventim Apollo show) and tickets were added in select markets due to the high demand, and the tour’s finale Air Canada center show has been announced to go on sale on February 13th, with fan presales starting today! Shawn will celebrate his sold-out tour with a return visit to the Ellen DeGeneres Show on February 16th.
- Underscoring Shawn’s UK popularity, check out his stunning acoustic cover of Alessia Cara’s “Here” on BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge.
- The Shawn Mendes World Tour 2016 starts in Europe with 12 shows in April-May. The tour arrives in North America with 26 dates starting on July 15th at Mizner Amphitheater in Boca Raton, FL, through August 21st in Toronto. For Shawn’s August 21sthomecoming date at Air Canada Center in Toronto, Fan Club and American Express® pre-sales started today, and regular on-sale begins this weekend. (Please see full itinerary below.) To kick off the entire tour, Shawn will play his biggest New York City concert to date, headlining Radio City Music Hall on Saturday, March 5th, which sold-out in under 5 minutes when tickets went on-sale this past fall.
Shawn was nominated as Favorite New Artist for Nickelodeon’s 29th Annual Kids’ Choice Awards. In addition, Shawn picked up four nominations for Canada’s prestigious JUNO Awards, including Artist Of the Year, Album Of the Year, Pop Album Of the Year, and the Juno Fan Choice Award. Previously, Shawn won the MTV EMA for Best New Artist; and the People’s Choice Award for Favorite Breakout Artist.
Shawn’s platinum debut album Handwritten, now with a total of over 2 million global adjusted sales, entered Soundscan at #1 last year, making him the youngest artist in five years to chart a #1 album on the Billboard 200. “IKWYDLS” follows up Shawn’s run of consecutive hit singles “Life of The Party” (RIAA platinum), “Something Big” (RIAA platinum), and “Stitches” (RIAA 4x-platinum). “Stitches” went to #1 on US Pop and Hot AC radio, and became a certified airplay and sales smash around the world. In addition to topping the UK national chart this week, “Stitches” has hit #1 on iTunes in over 20 markets, and reached Top 5 on the Global Spotify chart.
Shawn Mendes socials:
VEVO Views: over 493 million
Vine Followers: over 4.5 million
Twitter Followers: over 5.5 million
Instagram Followers: over 7.8 million
Facebook Likes: over 3.6 million