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Premiere: Teen Dreamboat Shawn Mendes Goes The Distance In “Show You” Lyric Video

Show and prove, Mendes.

1. This is Shawn Mendes, the 15-year-old pop singer, Vine cover star and former glee club member whose just-released, self-titled debut EP is currently sitting on top of the iTunes chart.

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2. Mendes has been recording covers since he was in the 8th grade. His 6-second recordings of songs by artists like Justin Bieber and Bruno Mars earned him over 2 million Vine followers, plus a recording contract from Island Records in June.

3. His first single, “Life of the Party,” made him the youngest artist to ever earn a top 25 song on the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at no. 24 this month.

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4. Below, watch the premiere of the lyric video for EP cut “Show You,” in which Shawn vows to convert non-believers by flipping “the whole world upside down” and sings in an impressive double-time flow.

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“It’s one of my favorite songs on the EP,” Mendes says of “Show You.” “The lyrics are meant to be really empowering for kids my age.”

5. If you want to see more, catch Mendes on tour this summer with fellow rising teen star Austin Mahone.

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