July 7, 2016


Shawn Mendes Announces Sophomore Album ‘Illuminate’

Shawn Mendes on YouTube
Shawn Mendes on YouTube

Teenage heartthrob Shawn Mendes has revealed the details for his second album Illuminate.

His follow-up to his debut album Handwritten, Illuminate will be released on Sept. 23. Presale for the album starts on Friday, and fans will get downloads of Mendes’ most recent single release “Treat You Better” and brand-new song “Ruin.”

On July 15, Mendes begins his 26-date long North American part of his world tour. Beginning in Florida, he ends with a return to Canada, at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto. Following his tour, Mendes is impressively headlining at Madison Square Garden on September 10, where he will perform previews of Illuminate. Ticketing information for Mendes’ MSG concert can be found here

Revisit this Fuse interview with Mendes, in which he talks about online fan interaction and writing songs about pizza: