In support of his sophomore album Illuminate (out September 23rd on Island Records), multi-platinum singer/songwriter Shawn Mendes announces his first-ever headlining arena world tour for 2017. The North American Leg of the Illuminate World Tour begins July 6th and will stop in major cities across the U.S. and Canada. The tour will make a stop at Tampa’s AMALIE Arena on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at 7:30 PM.
The upcoming album Illuminate features Shawn’s hit lead single “Treat You Better,” which has entered the Top 10 on both Billboard’s Hot 100 and Radio Songs charts. This is Shawn’s second Top 10 single on the Hot 100 after “Stitches” reached #4 last year. Following the success of “Treat You Better,” Shawn released three additional songs from Illuminate including “Mercy,” “Ruin,” and “Three Empty Words,” which are available immediately upon pre-ordering the album.
Shawn has recently come off of his sold-out Shawn Mendes World Tour surrounding the success of his platinum #1 debut album Handwritten. Saturday, September 10, Shawn will headline New York City’s Madison Square Garden with The Illuminate Live Concert & Album Event, playing new music off of his highly anticipated forthcoming album for the first time.
Tickets range from $43.75 to $63.75
Shawn Peter Raul Mendes (born August 8, 1998) is a Canadian singer and songwriter. He attracted a following in 2013, when he began posting song covers on the popular video sharing application Vine. 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. Mendes went on to release an EP and his debut studio album Handwritten, whose single "Stitches" reached the top ten in the U.S. and Canada.
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