At just the age of 20, Shawn Mendes is making millions. There is no doubt about the fact that he is talented in every way possible. The ‘Treat You Better’ singer can sing just one note and get the entire arena to cry because of his blissful voice. Before he got on the road to success, Shawn made covers and uploaded them on Vine and YouTube with a hope to get recognition.
Shawn always received support from his loved ones and friends. They recognized his talent, but we all know how difficult high school can be. Shawn opened up about his life in one of his recent posts. In his post, he mentioned how in 9th grade, he got bullied for the way he sang. Mendes posted an uplifting message for his fans. He mentioned how they should focus on their fans and should not be let down with what others think of them.
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I’m thinking about being in 9th grade right now. The day after I posted one of my first covers onto YouTube back in 2014.. at school walking down the hall straight into a group of older guys yelling out “sing for me Shawn sing for me!” In a way that made me feel absolutely horrible… made me feel like a joke, like what I was doing was just stupid & wrong. I was lucky though, I had the best friends & the best parents anyone could ask for… no matter what they would never let me stop doing what I LOVED to do just because someone ELSE thought it was stupid. It’s not joke to me. To make someone feel bad about doing what they love… every single person deserves to do what makes them feel alive. I’m writing this not only to the 15 year old kid who’s scared to follow their heart because of what people might say but also to the 50 year old who may be doing the exact same thing. I know it’s not just that easy & I’m not asking you to change your world over night, BUT I want you to know that no matter how old you are, no matter who you are, no matter where you’re from… you deserve to follow your heart Im here & i’m rooting for you
In the series of photos, the singer is playing the piano. And thousands of fans went into a frenzy because well, it’s Shawn they’re dealing with! Shawn expressed his love for singing and asked fans to follow ‘what makes them feel alive.’ To show support, many other artists commented on his post.
Camila Cabello excitedly commented, “this is beautiful”. The former One Direction member, Niall Horan also commented, “Couldn’t relate or agree with something more If I tried… we had the last laugh.”
Shawn Mendes went viral with his song ‘Stitches’ and it was non-stop from thereon. His mesmerizing voice is solely the reason for his popularity and not to forget, his jaw-dropping good looks! The message for his fans received support from many fans as well. They claimed how inspiring it was to see such a heartfelt note.