Shawn Mendes is returning to the iHeartRadio Much Music Video Awards stage and he’s preparing an exclusive performance for his hometown crowd! Just announced today, Mendes will be performing the world broadcast premiere of his new song “Treat You Better” for the first time at the 2016 iHeartRadio MMVAs on Sunday, June 19!
The new song will act as the lead single for Mendes’ upcoming sophomore album, which is set to be released in September. Shawn posted a snipped of “Treat You Better” on his Twitter page, including a look at the new music video.
In the 20 second clip, Shawn drags his guitar across a wood floor before sitting on a chair to deliver a few lines from the acoustic track. The full version of “Treat You Better” will be released this Friday on iTunes.
Shawn is the latest performer to join the already incredible line up for the 2016 iHeartRadio MMVAs, hosted by Gigi Hadid. Fifth Harmony, Tegan and Sara, Hailee Steinfeld (featuring Shawn Hook), Nick Jonas, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, and Alessia Cara will all be performing on Sunday, June 19. In addition to Mendes, today’s performer announcement also includes iHeartRadio MMVA veterans Hedley, as well as first-time performers July Talk, Desiigner, and James Bay.
Lucy Hale, Hailey Baldwin, Sofia Carson, Alx Veliz, and SonReal will join previously announced presenters Amber Rose and Lilly Singh on stage at the 2016 iHeartRadio MMVAs in Toronto.
Don’t miss Shawn Mendes’ world broadcast premiere of “Treat You Better” at the 2016 iHeartRadio MMVAs on Sunday, June 19!
— Shawn Mendes (@ShawnMendes) May 23, 2016