Canadian Superstar Shawn Mendes kicks off his “Illuminate” World Tour in Mall of Asia Arena on Saturday, March 18, 2017.
“Illuminate” is Shawn’s third world tour in support of his second studio album of the same name. As part of the Smart Music Live series, his concert in Manila is the only Asian leg of his tour. Beginning April 27, he will perform in Scotland, England, Germany, Austria, Italy Spain, Switzerland, Norway, and other European countries. In July he will begin a 29-shows tour in the US and Canada and will cap the tour in Mexico and Brazil in September.
Here are the highlights of his “Illuminate” concert in Manila last night:
Shawn talks about his waterfall experience in an undisclosed place two-hour away from Manila
Shawn plays the piano while singing the first stanza of “Stitches”
Shawn takes MOA Arena by storm with “Stitches” performance
Shawn performs “Life of the Party”
The MOA Arena illuminates for Shawn
Shawn Performs “Mercy”
Shawn performs “Do I Ever Cross Your Mind”
Shawn performs “Kid in Love”
All screams for Shawn Mendes
Shawn performs “Aftertaste”
Shawn performs “Treat You Better”
The concert was made special for Smart subscribers as some of them got the chance to meet and greet Shawn in person via a social media contest. VIP Tickets for the concert and passes for the Sound Check Party were also given away.
Shawn Mendes is the latest global hit-maker brought to Manila by Smart. Other artists in the past who performed for the Smart Music Live series include Nathan Sykes and David Guetta.