Seventeen year old Shawn Mendes is debuted for the first time at the 2016 Houston Rodeo on March 6th. The young Canadian singer got his start on Vine in 2013. At that time he was posting covers of popular songs. By August 2014, he was the third most followed musician on Vine. His first full-length album, Handwritten, was released on April 14, 2015 and it debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 chart. His first top 10 single, “Stitches” was his third single released off the album. Shawn Mendes gained followers while performing as an opening act for Taylor Swift during the North American leg of her 1989 World Tour.