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Shawn Mendes Lights Up VMAs With Electric 'There's Nothing Holdin' Me Back'

Shawn Mendes, 2017
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Shawn Mendes performs onstage during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on Aug. 27, 2017 in Inglewood, Calif.

In the midst of taking his Illuminate Tour around the world, Shawn Mendes brought his latest hit to the MTV Video Music Awards stage on Sunday night (Aug. 27), and there was nothing holdin' him back from delivering an impressive performance.

The freshly 19-year-old singer performed "There's Nothing Holdin' Me Back" to overpowering screams from the audience. His voice was in fine form, alternately sensitive and husky, and when he slung his guitar on his back and ventured into the crowd, his fans were practically frothing at the mouth. 

Watch a clip below.

MTV Video Music Awards 2017

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