Global Superstar Shawn Mendes Confirmed to Perform at THE 2018 IHEARTRADIO MMVAS
— July 24, 2018
– Multi-platinum singer-songwriter Mendes to return to the MMVA stage August 26 joining previously announced performers 5 Seconds of Summer, Alessia Cara, Halsey, Kris Wu, Marshmello ft. Anne-Marie, and Meghan Trainor–
– THE 2018 IHEARTRADIO MMVAS to simulcast on CTV, MTV, Much, and more on Sunday, Aug. 26 at 9 p.m. ET –
TORONTO (July 24, 2018) – THE 2018 IHEARTRADIO MMVAS announced today that multi-platinum singer-songwriter and four-time MMVA winner Shawn Mendes is set to return to the iHeartRadio MMVA stage Sunday, Aug. 26 at 9 p.m. ET on CTV, MTV, and Much. Mendes joins an all-star lineup of recently announced performers including 5 Seconds of Summer,Alessia Cara, Halsey, Kris Wu, Marshmello ft. Anne-Marie, and Meghan Trainor.
Toronto-born Mendes has achieved international success with his three, #1 studio albums, Handwritten (2015), Illuminate (2016), and Shawn Mendes (2018), which reached #1 on iTunes in over 80 countries worldwide upon its release this May. With the release of Shawn Mendes, Mendes became the third-youngest solo artist of all time to achieve three #1 albums on the Billboard Top 200. Along with the success of each album, he has released several hit singles, including “Stitches,” “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back,” “Treat You Better,” “Mercy,” and, most recently, “In My Blood” and “Lost in Japan,” which soared to the #1 and #2 spots on iTunes. Worldwide, he has sold more than 11 million albums, 100 million singles, and has amassed more than 15 billion song streams and four billion YouTube views. Shawn has completed two, sold-out world tours and will head out in 2019 on his third international area tour. Tickets are on sale now.
THE 2018 IHEARTRADIO MMVAS airs live on Sunday, August 26 at 9 p.m. ET on:
Virgin Radio in Toronto, Kitchen, London, Halifax, Montréal, Winnipeg, Edmonton, Calgary, and Vancouver
Viewers looking for a pre-party can catch THE IHEARTRADIO MMVA RED CARPET pre-show at 8 p.m. ET on MTV and Much.
With additional talent announcements to follow in the coming weeks, fans can follow the conversation using the hashtag #iHeartRadioMMVAs.
About THE IHEARTRADIO MMVAs: Fans get the experience of a lifetime by putting them as close as humanly possible to their favourite artists and celebrities at THE 2018 IHEARTRADIO MMVAs. Past MMVA performers and presenters include: Alessia Cara, Ariana Grande, Britney Spears, Bruno Mars, Camila Cabello, Carly Rae Jepsen, Drake, Ed Sheeran, Gigi Hadid, James Bay, Jonas Brothers, Justin Bieber, Kanye West, Katy Perry, Kim Kardashian, Lady Gaga, Lorde, Miley Cyrus, Nick Jonas, Post Malone, Rihanna, Selena Gomez, Shawn Mendes, Taylor Swift, The Weeknd, and many more. At THE IHEARTRADIO MMVAs, the audience is the priority; whether a foot from the stage or a foot from a television, computer, or mobile phone. Fans should hit up@CTV,@iHeartRadioCA, and@Muchfor the most up-to-date info about the event of the year.