Shawn Mendes To Make Grammy Performance Debut


Shawn Mendes will make his Grammy Awards performance debut on this year’s show, it was announced Thursday.

“So excited!,” tweeted the 20-year-old singer, who will be the third-youngest Canadian artist ever to perform at the Grammys.

Justin Bieber was a few weeks shy of his 18th birthday when he performed “Baby” at the Grammys in 2011 and Avril Lavigne was 18 when she performed “Sk8er Boi” in 2003.

Mendes’ self-titled third album is nominated for Best Pop Vocal Album and the single “In My Blood” is up for Song of the Year – a nomination he shares with fellow Canadian songwriter Geoff Warburton as well as Scott Harris and Teddy Geiger.

These are the first Grammy nominations for Mendes. If he wins, he will replace Bieber as the youngest Canadian artist to win a Grammy.

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Also performing on Grammy night this year are Camila Cabello, Cardi B, Post Malone, Janelle Monáe, Dan + Shay, and Kacey Musgraves. More acts will be announced soon.

Hosted by Alicia Keys, the 61st annual Grammy Awards will be broadcast live from L.A. on Feb. 10.