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Shawn Mendes cancels entire tour for mental health reasons

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After postponing three weeks’ worth of shows to focus on his mental health, Shawn Mendes announced Wednesday that he is canceling his entire world tour, which would have traveled across North America and Europe through 2023.

“I started this tour excited to finally get back to playing live after a long break due to the pandemic, but the reality is I wasn’t at all ready for how difficult touring would be after this time away,” Mendes wrote Wednesday on Instagram.

“After speaking with my team and working with an incredible group of health professionals, it has become more clear that I need to take the time I’ve never taken personally, to ground myself and come back stronger,” he wrote.

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While Mendes, 23, said he has “to put my health as my first priority,” he emphasized that “this doesn’t mean I won’t be making new music, and I can’t wait to see you on tour in the future.”

“I know you all have been waiting so long to see these shows, and it breaks my heart to tell you this but I promise that I will be back as soon as I’ve taken the right time to heal,” he wrote.

Mendes has been vocal about mental health in the past, both through his music and in previous social media posts. In April, for example, the singer posted a note on Twitter sharing his struggles as someone who “constantly feels like he’s either flying or drowning.”

“The truth is even with so much success I still find it hard not to feel like I’m failing,” Mendes wrote, “the truth is I’m ALSO okay … I like to think that maybe me saying this might resonate with some people.”

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Mendes released his “Wonder” album in December 2020. His most recent single, “When You’re Gone,” arrived March 31. The Wonder world tour kicked off June 27 in Portland, Oregon.

All first-hand tickets will be refunded from the point of purchase.

Contributing: Wyatte Grantham-Philips,

If you or someone you know may be struggling with suicidal thoughts, you can call the US National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 988 any time day or night, or chat online. Crisis Text Line also provides free, 24/7, confidential support via text message to people in crisis when they dial 741741.

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