SHAWN MENDES RELEASES ADDITIONAL NORTH AMERICAN TICKETS ON 2017
ILLUMINATE WORLD TOUR
SET TO MAKE SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE DEBUT ON DEC. 3
Saint Paul, Minn. (November 23, 2016) - Today, multi-platinum singer / songwriter Shawn Mendes announced the release of additional tickets for the North American leg of his 2017 Illuminate World Tour. These newly released tickets will go on sale to the general public on Saturday, Dec. 3 at 10 a.m. for his Sunday, Aug. 6 performance at Xcel Energy Center. Click here for a full list of tour dates and ticket information. Due to overwhelming demand, Shawn has also added a second night at London's famed O2 Arena following a sold-out show the night before, and has revealed that more tour dates will be added soon. Fans can go to his website to let Shawn know which cities they'd like to see added and participants will be entered to win a VIP meet and greet experience or signed guitar, among other prizes.
Shawn is touring in support of his sophomore album Illuminate (Island Records), which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart. The album's first single "Treat You Better" soared to Top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, reigning at No. 1 at Hot AC Radio for six consecutive weeks and hitting No. 2 at Pop Radio, and current single "Mercy" is now Top 20 at Pop Radio. Shawn performed a medley of "Mercy" and "Treat You Better" at the American Music Awards this past weekend, following his recent performance of "Mercy" at the MTV EMA's, where he won the category of Best Male Artist, which included Calvin Harris, Justin Bieber and The Weeknd, along with winning Best Worldwide Act.
Shawn is set to make his Saturday Night Live debut with a performance on Dec. 3.