Shawn Mendes ‘SNL’ Performance Of “Mercy” – WATCH VIDEO

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Shawn Mendes SNL

By Michael Lewittes

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Shawn Mendes SNL

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Shawn Mendes sang “Mercy” on this week’s “SNL.” The song is the second single off his album Illuminate. See the video below of Shawn Mendes’s performance of “Mercy” on “Saturday Night Live.”

This marks Shawn Mendes’s debut as the musical guest on “SNL.” He has, however, performed “Mercy” before on TV. He sang the song on “The Tonight Show,” “The Late Late Show,” and on the UK and Australian versions of “The X Factor.”

The video for “Mercy” alternates between Mendes performing the song on various different instruments and drowning in a car in a body of water. To date, the video have been watched close to 45 million times. “Mercy” reached number 35 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. It also hit number 34 on the Adult Top 40 chart and 19 on the Mainstream Top 40 chart.

Mendes just finished one world tour, and is gearing up for another one in support of Illuminate. The tour is slated to kick off on April 27, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland and head through such European cities as Amsterdam, Berlin, Vienna, Milan, Madrid, Barcelona, Zurich, Stockholm, Oslo, Copenhagen, Paris, and London. Mendes will then hit North America, with stops in Miami, Cleveland, Chicago, Dallas, Boston, and Los Angeles, among others cities.

Check out the video below of Shawn Mendes’s performance of “Mercy” on “SNL.”

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