MTV Ask Shawn Mendes: You'll never guess what's the "hardest part of his career"

27 May 2017
Mendes army, you have waited long enough! We've got your questions from our Facebook/Twitter/Instagram and Shawn Mendes have answered a few of your questions while he made his stop in Asia!

    At only 16 years old, singer-songwriter Shawn Mendes has amassed millions of social media followers with his deep, empowering lyrics and complex acoustic-guitar-based sound! Now with his first international single 'Something Big', and his debut album 'Handwritten' releasing in April, Shawn is sure to see his star rise even faster and higher.

So what's the hardest part of his career? And if he's got a choice to choose between the elder wand, the resurrection stone and the cloak of invisibility, which one would he pick? Find out in this video below!

1. Which one of your songs in any of your album are based on your personal experiences?
Amirah Imanina via Facebook

Basically all of them are based off of real experiences

2. If today is going to be your last day on earth, what would you do?
@mimisyafiqajafri via Instagram

I would go swim in the waterfalls in Philippines!

3. Which song between 'Something Big', 'Treat You Better' & 'Mercy' is the most meaningful to you? And which album do you prefer between 'Handwritten Revisited' and 'Illuminate'?
Jeff Shafrezz via Facebook

'Mercy' is the most meaningful, and i can't really choose a favourite... they're both close to my heart for different reason.

4. What is the hardest part of a singing career?
Hannah Montillana via Facebook

The hardest part, believe or not, is singing every day.

5. What kind of fruit would you rather turn into? A coconut or a strawberry?
@na.if.ah via Instagram

Probably strawberry... wait actually, maybe coconut.

6. If you could choose between the elder wand, the resurrection stone or the cloak of invisibility, which one would you pick and why?
@meanmanjoi via Instagram

The cloak of invisibility! Just because i know how that story plays out.

7. For new fans who want to jump into the Mendes bandwagon, what is the one song that you would proudly play for them to get to know your style of music and your personality?
@syazanalopez via Instagram


8. If you could invent anything, what would it be?
@jvnksllmtha via Instagram

Hmm probably, the iPhone?

9. Whats the best Asian food u had ever tasted?
@AmirHariz123 via Twitter

I've had sushi in Tokyo and it was great!

We would love to know what happens when Shawn Mendes puts on the cloak of invisibility! LOL! Tell us what do you think he would have done on our twitter @mtvasia! Probably crash a quidditch match and be the next Harry Potter?


Shawn Mendes - Mercy

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