Shawn Mendes Announces New Album 'Illuminate'
Shawn Mendes will release his sophomore album Illuminate on Sept. 23, the singer has announced.
Pre-sale for the highly anticipated follow-up to Mendes' 2015 debut Handwritten will begin Friday, with buyers receiving Mendes' current single "Treat You Better" and a new song "Ruin" as instant-grat downloads via iTunes.
On Sept. 10, Mendes will headline New York City's Madison Square Garden to deliver a first-time preview of the album, where fans will be treated to what's being teased as an immersive, one-time-only Illuminate "experience." Tickets to the Madison Square Garden show will go on sale on July 16 with pre-sales beforehand.
Meanwhile, Mendes will kick off the 26-date North American leg of his world tour on July 15 in Florida, wrapping up Aug. 21 for a homecoming show at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Canada.