Shawn Mendes Exclusive: Watch Episode 1 of His ‘Life on the Road’ Series
The "Life of the Party" singer invites fans backstage in his new tour diary.
Shawn Mendes, the 16-year-old rising pop artist who has turned Vine stardom into full-blown stardom, has decided to document the ongoings of his first major tour with a video diary capturing all of the behind-the-scenes action. Watch the first episode of Life On The Road, premiering on Billboard.com, below:
The three-minute clip begins with piercing shrieks upon Mendes’ arrival onstage — in just a few months, the teen star has gone from relative obscurity to commanding thousands of fans during a slot opening for Austin Mahone. The first episode of Life on the Road introduces Mendes as a new superstar capable of scoring a Top 10 debut with his debut release, The Shawn Mendes EP, which spawned the Top 40 hit “Life of the Party.”
“First day, first show tonight,” Mendes tells the camera. “It’s happening, really. I mean, I feel like I’ve been waiting for it forever, but it’s happening.”
Be sure to watch Mendes grow as a performer over the course of the Life on the Road series. Watch the official trailer for the tour diary below: