Multi-platinum singer-songwriter Shawn Mendes has announces his first ever headlining UK arena tour for 2017. These dates come as part of his huge 44-date Illuminate world tour and will kick off at Glasgow’s SSE Hydro on April 27th.

These dates are in support of Mendes’ brand new album Illuminate, of which the tour shares it’s name, and is available September 23rd through Virgin/EMI records so you have plenty of time to learn the words before he hits a city near you.

At just 18 years old, Shawn Mendes has gained acclaim for his powerful songwriting and has even been stamped one of Forbes’ ’30 under 30′.

On the UK dates he said: “I’m so excited for the Illuminate World Tour and to head to the UK for the shows there. The British fans have been so supportive and this will be my first time headlining in Scotland and Manchester, as well as the O2 in London. I can’t wait!”

Fanclub pre-sale begins September 11th through ShawnAccess, with general sales beginning September 16th at 10am through AEG Live.

The UK dates are as follows:
Thursday 27 April 2017 – Glasgow SSE Hydro
Friday 28 April 2017 – Manchester Arena
Thursday 1 June 2017 – London The O2