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Shawn Mendes
« on: September 19, 2016, 05:03:38 AM »
Shawn Peter Raul Mendes is a Canadian singer-songwriter. He attracted a following in 2013, when he began posting song covers on the popular video sharing application Vine. Wikipedia
Born: August 8, 1998 (age 18), Toronto, Canada
Siblings: Aaliyah Mendes
Parents: Karen Mendes, Manuel Mendes
Genres: Pop.
Instruments: Vocals, guitar.



The following year, he caught the attention of artist managers 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 10 in the U.S. and Canada, and number one in the UK.
Mendes was born in Toronto, Ontario, the son of Karen, a real estate agent, and Manuel Mendes, a businessman, selling bar and restaurant supplies in Toronto. His father is Portuguese (from the Algarve),[1] while his mother is English. Mendes was raised in Pickering, Ontario, where he attended Pine Ridge Secondary School.[2]

Information from: Wikipedia.com, simplypamarie.com.