Shawn Mendes went from playing covers on Vine to selling out stadiums almost instantly. In honor of him landing 5 nominations at the iHeartRadio Music Awards this year, we have put together 5 of our favorite Shawn Mendes covers throughout the years.
#1: Drag Me Down - One Direction
We didn't think we could possibly love this song by our boys from One Direction more until Shawn Mendes released his cover for it.
#2: Give Me Love - Ed Sheeran
Can we just talk about how incredible Shawn's vocals are in this cover? All we need now is a Ed x Shawn collaboration.
#3: Wanted - Hunter Hayes
Throwing it back to when Shawn was only 14 years old and still had to introduce himself in his videos. Who else has been a fan since the beginning and remembers watching this in 2013?
#4: Fake Love - Drake
This cover is more recent, but definitely one of our favorites. Shawn puts so much emotion into his performances and you are really able to see that in this video.
#5: Stay - Rihanna
Last but not least, Shawn's cover by Rihanna could never get old. We want you to stay with us forever, Shawn!
Shawn is nominated for Male Artist of the Year, Best Lyrics, Best Cover Song, Best Fan Army, and Best Music Video. Don't forget to vote and buy your tickets here! Tune into the iHeartRadio Music Awards on Sunday, March 11th at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.