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SHAWN MENDES SELLS OUT HIS FIRST EVER STADIUM SHOW IN MINUTES

 

 

 

 

17 December 2018 (Toronto, ON) – On the heels of his two GRAMMY nominations for “Song of the Year” and “Best Pop Vocal Album,” Toronto born multi-platinum singer/songwriter Shawn Mendes sold out his first ever stadium show in his hometown of Toronto in just minutes. On September 6th, 2019 Shawn will play Rogers Centre in Toronto for the first time as a headliner. The headlining show marks his biggest to date and will wrap up the North American leg of his global arena tour. This tour date was announced earlier this month and was available for presale starting on December 5th. Alongside the Toronto tour stop announce, Shawn also announced a limited-edition merchandise collaboration with Canadian-born brand Roots, in celebration of his hometown show.

 

“This really was a dream come true to play the Rogers Centre in my home town,” Shawn said. “And now to have sold it out is just incredible and something I could have only ever imagined.”

 

“What an exciting day for Shawn watching him as the 1st of 3 on Taylor’s 1989 tour to not only headlining but selling out his first stadium in minutes. He’s always had the vision dream and determination and it has worked. I guarantee this is the 1st of many stadiums in his near future” - Louis Messina, Messina Touring Group

 

“Since day one, Shawn has put his all into to his live shows. We set the goal to end this tour with a sold-out stadium and achieved that faster than I think any of us expected. He always had big dreams to play big venues, and to now have risen to stadium level is just the beginning of more to come” – Andrew Gertler, Manager

 

Shawn’s worldwide arena tour is in support of his self-titled album, Shawn Mendes released in May of this year. A one-night-only special event that will feature an extended acoustic & full tour set, the Rogers centre show will be the last stop on the North American leg. Shawn Mendes: The Tour spans over 60+ dates between North America, Europe, UK, and Australia.

 

Tour Artwork & Press Images: https://bit.ly/2KtMykX

 

 

NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES

06/12 - Portland, OR - Moda Center

06/14 - Vancouver, BC - Rogers Arena

06/16 - Edmonton, AB - Rogers Place

06/19 - Winnipeg, MB – Bell MTS Place

06/21 - St. Paul, MN - Xcel Energy Center

06/22 - Des Moines, IA - Wells Fargo Center

06/27 - Chicago, IL - Allstate Arena

06/30 - St. Louis, MO - Scottrade Center

07/02 - Denver, CO - Pepsi Center

07/05 - Los Angeles, CA - Staples Center

07/08 - San Diego, CA - Valley View Casino Center

07/09 - Glendale, AZ - Gila River Arena

07/11 - Sacramento, CA – Golden 1 Center

07/13 - Oakland, CA - Oracle Arena

07/16 - SLC, UT - Vivant Smart Home Arena 

07/19 - Kansas City, MO - Sprint Center

07/20 - Tulsa, OK - BOK Center 

07/22 - Dallas, TX - American Airlines Center 

07/23 - San Antonio, TX - AT&T Center

07/25 - Houston, TX - Toyota Center

07/27 - Tampa, FL - Amalie Arena 

07/28 - Miami, FL - AmericanAirlines Arena

07/30 - Orlando, FL - Amway Center

07/31 - Atlanta, GA – State Farm Arena

08/02 - Nashville, TN - Bridgstone Arena

08/05 - Detroit, MI - Little Caesars Arena

08/06 - Pittsburgh, PA - PPG Paints Arena

08/10 - Newark, NJ - Prudential Center

08/13 - DC - Capital One Center

08/15 - Boston, MA - TD Garden

08/21 - Montreal, QC - Bell Centre

08/24 - Brooklyn, NY - Barclays Center

09/06 - Toronto, ON - Rogers Centre

 

 

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About Shawn Mendes

Grammy nominated Toronto born singer/songwriter Shawn Mendes released his highly anticipated self-titled third album in May 2018. The album debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 album chart as well as multiple additional worldwide markets, including Australia, Canada, Mexico, Belgium, Holland & more. Shawn Mendes made Shawn the third youngest solo artist to ever have three #1 albums and became one of the top best-selling album debuts of 2018. The album shot to #1 on iTunes upon release in over 80 countries around the world. At the end of 2018, Shawn was nominated for two Grammy awards; “Song of the Year” for “In My Blood” and “Best Pop Vocal Album” for his self-titled album, Shawn Mendes.  Leading up to the album, he released multiple tracks including “Youth” Featuring Khalid, “In My Blood” and “Lost In Japan.” Both “In My Blood” and “Lost In Japan,” the first two songs released off the new album, experienced massive success, soaring to the #1 and #2 spots on the overall iTunes chart in the U.S, Top 5 on iTunes in 50 countries, and held the #1 and #2 spots on Spotify’s “New Music Friday” playlist. With “In My Blood,” Shawn became the first artist to ever have had four #1 singles at AC radio before the age of 20. In April 2017, Shawn released his 3x Platinum hit “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back.” The track scored Shawn his second #1 single at Top 40 radio and on Billboard’s Pop Songs chart, joining 7x Platinum single “Stitches.” Throughout his career, Shawn has achieved 3 consecutive #1 album debuts, 2 Platinum albums, and 8 consecutive platinum and multi-platinum singles. Worldwide, he has sold over 15 million albums, 100 million singles, and has amassed over 16 billion song streams and 5 billion YouTube views. Shawn has completed two sold-out world tours with over one million tickets sold, selling out legendary arenas including NYC’s Madison Square Garden, Toronto’s Air Canada Centre, and London’s O2 Arena in minutes. Shawn Mendes: The Tour begins in March 2019, with over 60 dates currently announced across Europe, North America and Australia, with more to be announced soon. He topped Billboard’s “21 Under 21” in 2017 and 2018 and has been featured on Forbes “30 Under 30,” Spotify’s “25 Under 25,” and Time Magazine’s “Time 100 Most Influential”. In February 2018, ROI Influencer Media recognized Shawn as the #1 Most Influential Artist and #1 Most Influential Teen across all social media platforms.