1491951143192 - Shawn Mendes is dreaming of ‘magical’ New Zealand

Shawn Mendes is dreaming of ‘magical’ New Zealand

When you are Canadian pop-star Shawn Mendes, you are bound to encounter a few crazy fans.​

However for the 18 year-old, one incident stands out for all the wrong reasons. 

“Once I got a package delivered to my house one day from these fans in Norway and basically they had made a book on how they found my address, through videos I’d posted on Vine and Instagram photos.”

“They had mapped it all out which was pretty creepy but impressive,” said Mendes. 

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Despite this Mendes still adores his fans and wanted to send a special message those in New Zealand.

“I just want you all to know that I’m so excited to come see you, please come to the show. I love you guys and I’ll be there soon!”

Mendes​ will be coming to New Zealand this November with his Illuminate World Tour.

The young star wants to spend his first time in New Zealand exploring our rugged landscape.

“I know that it is one of the most beautiful countries in the world,” said Mendes. 

This will be the third tour the pop-star has headlined since his rise to fame in 2014.

“It was incredible being on tour with Taylor Swift, she was the epitome of a professional and she works so hard. For someone as successful as her to work that hard every night truly inspirational,” Mendes said. 

The singer-songwriter released his second studio album, Illuminate, in September 2016.

Mendes takes inspiration from some of musics biggest players, Ed Sheeran, John Mayer and Drake.

However John Mayer stands out as Mendes’ dream collaboration partner. 

“John Mayer would be my ultimate collaboration because he’s just the man. He has basically captured all I believe in with music,”

“I think my all time favourite song would be between Slow Dancing in a Burning Room and Dreaming with a Broken Heart by John Mayer,” said Mendes.

Despite having over 20 million Instagram followers, Mendes has still had his fair share of pinch-me moments.

Naming performing at Madison Square Garden and opening for Taylor Swift for the first time as some of his greatest achievements. 

Tickets for Shawn Mendes Illuminate World Tour are now on sale for from Ticketmaster.