Shawn Mendes Shares His Journey to Success on Spotify’s New Artist Interview Podcast

Listen now to hear all about the 20-year-old star’s rise to fame – in his own words.

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Chances are, you have been a Shawn Mendes fan long enough that you know all about the big career moves that have led him to his current superstar status of success. But even if you’re a brand new fan (welcome!), you are probably aware he went from posting short Vine videos to opening up for Taylor Swift at concerts to topping the charts with his smash singles.

Now, all of us can get to know even more about Shawn’s whirlwind journey to success from the man himself, because he spoke all about it on Spotify‘s new podcast, “The Rewind with Guy Raz.” In this exciting third episode of the artist spotlight series, Shawn gets interviewed by Guy, and spills all about his career’s beginnings.

From growing up in Pickering, Ontario, Canada to being one of the youngest artists to release three number one albums, he has certainly already had a musical journey . Still, he continues to grow and mature – and it’s fascinating to see him shine.

Be sure to check out Shawn Mendes on the latest episode of “The Rewind with Guy Raz” Spotify interview podcast above, and leave us all of  your reactions below.

Written by Kristine Hope Kowalski

Kristine is a writer and celebrity entertainment news journalist with a specific obsession with Nickelodeon + Disney Channel shows, boy bands, K-Pop, Broadway, and international series dramas. If she's not writing or tucked away in a good book, she is most likely traveling the world and spamming her friends' Instagram feeds with photos from her adventures. Kristine has a BA in Comparative Literature from Rutgers University (2011), and an MA in Interdisciplinary Humanities and Social Thought from NYU (2013). She is currently pursuing her second Master's in Journalism at Harvard.