Awards

Mendes has received several nominations and won awards, including 13 Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada (SOCAN) awards, eight MTV Europe Music Awards (EMA), eight iHeartRadio Much Music Video Awards (MMVA), three Juno Award, three BMI Awards, an American Music Award, and the Allan Slaight Honour from Canada’s Walk of Fame. In 2015, Mendes was the recipient of Canada’s Walk of Fame’s Allan Slaight Honour and SOCAN’s Breakout Artist. In 2016, he received People’s Choice Award for Favorite Breakout Artistand MTV EMA’s Best Male award. In 2017, he won American Music Award’s Favorite Adult Contemporary Artist and MTV EMA’s Best Act. In 2018, he won Juno Award’s Single of the Year for “There’s Nothing Holding Me Back”, SOCAN’s Songwriter of the Year, and iHeartRadio MMVA’s Best Pop Artist and Artist of the Year.

American Music Awards

The American Music Awards (AMAs) is an annual music awards show created by Dick Clark in 1973. Mendes has received one award from two nominations.

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2016 Shawn Mendes New Artist of the Year Nominated
2017 Favorite Adult Contemporary Artist Won
2018 Favorite Adult Contemporary Artist Pending
Favorite Social Artist Pending

APRA Music Awards

The APRA Music Awards are annually held by the Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA) to honour outstanding music artists and songwriters of the year.

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2018 “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back” International Work of the Year Nominated

ARIA Music Awards

The ARIA Music Awards is an annual series of awards nights celebrating the Australian music industry, put on by the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA). Mendes has received one nomination.

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2017 Shawn Mendes Best International Artist Nominated

BBC Radio 1 Teen’s Awards

The BBC Radio 1 Teen Awards is an award show by the British radio station BBC Radio 1 to honour the top artists in music and acting of the year. Mendes has received two awards from three nominations.

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2016 “Stitches” Best Single Won
Shawn Mendes Best International Artist Won
2017 Nominated

Billboard Music Awards

The Billboard Music Awards are distributed by Billboard magazine to honour artists and their chart performance. Mendes has received 4 nominations.

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2017 Shawn Mendes Top Artist Nominated
Top Male Artist Nominated
Top Social Artist Nominated
2018 Top Social Artist Nominated

BMI Pop Awards

The BMI Awards are annual award ceremonies for songwriters in various genres organized by Broadcast Music, Inc., honouring songwriters and publishers.

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2017 “Treat You Better” Award Winning Songs Won
2018 “Mercy” Won
“There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back” Won

Bravo Otto

The Bravo Otto is a German accolade honouring excellence of performers in film, television and music.

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2017 Shawn Mendes Super Male Singer Won

BreakTudo Awards

The BreakTudo Awards is a Brazilian awards show to honour the year’s biggest achievements in music, film, television and more. Mendes has received one award.

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2017 Shawn Mendes Male Artist International Won
BreakTudo Awards 2018 Shawn Mendes Male Artist International Pending
BreakTudo Awards 2018 Shawn Mendes Best Fandom Pending

Canadian Radio Music Awards

The Canadian Radio Music Awards are an annual series of awards presented by the Canadian Association of Broadcasters that are part of Canadian Music Week.

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2015 “Life of the Party” Best New Group or Solo Artist: CHR Nominated
2016 “Something Big” SOCAN Song of the Year Nominated
“Stitches” Nominated
Shawn Mendes Fans Choice Nominated
Chart Topper Award Won
2017 Fans Choice Nominated
“Treat You Better” SOCAN Song of the Year Nominated

Canada’s Walk of Fame

First awarded in 2010, the Allan Slaight Honour, named after the leading figure in the Canadian radio industry, is awarded to a young Canadian for “making a positive impact in the field of music.”

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2015 Shawn Mendes Allan Slaight Honour Won

Echo Awards

The Echo Awards is a German accolade by the Deutsche Phono-Akademie an association of recording companies of Germany to recognize outstanding achievement in the music industry. Mendes has received one nomination.

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2017 Shawn Mendes Best International Pop/Rock Male Artist Nominated

Gaon Chart Awards

The Gaon Chart Awards is an annual awards show in South Korea presented by the national music record chart, Gaon Chart.

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2017 Shawn Mendes International Rising Star of the Year Won

Global Awards

The Global Awards are given by the Global company to honour the stars of music, news & entertainment across genres in the UK and from around the world.

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2018 “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back” Best Song Nominated
Shawn Mendes Best Male Won
Best Pop Nominated
Mass Appeal Award Nominated

iHeartRadio Much Music Video Awards

The iHeartRadio Much Music Video Awards are annual awards presented by the Canadian television channel Much to honour the year’s best music videos. Mendes has won 8 awards from 22 nominations.

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2015 “Something Big” Best Pop Video Nominated
Fan Fave Video Won
Shawn Mendes Fan Fave Artist or Group Nominated
Most Buzzworthy Canadian Nominated
2016 “I Know What You Did Last Summer” (with Camila Cabello) Video of the Year Nominated
Best Pop Video Won
Fan Fave Video Won
Shawn Mendes Most Buzzworthy Canadian Nominated
Fan Fave Artist or Group Nominated
“Stitches” iHeartRadio Canadian Single of the Year Nominated
2017 “Mercy” Video of the Year Nominated
Best Pop Video Won
Shawn Mendes Most Buzzworthy Canadian Nominated
Fan Fave Artist or Group Nominated
2018 Best Pop Artist or Group Won
Artist of the Year Won
“In My Blood” (with director Jay Martin) Best Director Nominated
“Youth” (with Khalid) Best Collaboration Nominated
Shawn Mendes Fan Fave Artist Won
“In My Blood” Video of the Year Nominated
Fan Fave Video Won
Fan Fave Single Nominated

iHeartRadio Music Awards

The iHeartRadio Music Awards is an international music awards show founded by iHeartRadio in 2014.

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2015 Shawn Mendes Best Fan Army Nominated
2016 Best New Artist Nominated
Best Fan Army Nominated
2017 Male Artist of the Year Nominated
“Here” Best Cover Song Nominated
Shawn Mendes Best Fan Army Nominated
2018 Shawn Mendes Male Artist of the Year Nominated
Best Fan Army Nominated
“All We Got” Best Cover Song Nominated
“There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back” Best Music Video Nominated
Best Lyrics Nominated

Juno Awards

The Juno Awards are presented annually to Canadian musical artists and bands to acknowledge their artistic and technical achievements in all aspects of music. Winners are currently chosen by members of the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences or, depending on the award, a panel of experts. Mendes has received three awards from twelve nominations.

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2015 Shawn Mendes Breakthrough Artist of the Year Nominated
2016 Artist of the Year Nominated
Fan Choice Award Nominated
Handwritten Album of the Year Nominated
Pop Album of the Year Nominated
2017 Shawn Mendes Artist of the Year Nominated
Fan Choice Award Won
Illuminate Album of the Year Nominated
Pop Album of the Year Nominated
“Treat You Better” Single of the Year Nominated
2018 Shawn Mendes Fan Choice Award Won
“There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back” Single of the Year Won

LOS40 Music Awards

The LOS40 Music Awards, formerly known as Los Premios 40 Principales, are annual awards organized by Spanish music radio Los 40. Mendes has received two nominations.

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2017 Shawn Mendes International Artist of the Year Nominated
Lo + 40 Artist Award Nominated

MTV Awards

MTV Europe Music Awards

The MTV Europe Music Awards have been held annually by MTV Europe since 1994. Mendes has received 8 awards from 13 nominations.

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2015 Shawn Mendes Best New Won
Best Push Won
Best Canadian Act Nominated
2016 Best Male Won
Best Pop Nominated
Biggest Fans Nominated
Best Canadian Act Nominated
Worldwide Act Canada Won
2017 Best Artist Won
Best Pop Nominated
Biggest Fans Won
Best Canadian Act Won
“There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back” Best Song Won

MTV Italian Music Awards

The MTV Italian Music Awards, also known as TRL (Total Request Live) Awards, are held annually in Italy by MTV. The ceremony was established in 2006 and awards the best video, performers, and artists of the year. Mendes has received two nominations.

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2016 Shawn Mendes Best New Artist Nominated
2017 Best International Male Nominated

MTV Video Music Awards

The MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) is an award show by the cable network MTV to honour the top music videos of the year. Mendes has received five nominations.

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2017 “Treat You Better” Best Pop Video Nominated
“There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back” Song of the Summer Nominated
2018 “In My Blood” Best Pop Nominated
Best Cinematography Nominated
Best Direction Nominated

MTV Video Music Awards Japan

The MTV Video Music Awards Japan are the Japanese version of the MTV Video Music Awards. Like the MTV Video Music Awards in the United States, in this event artists are awarded for their songs and videos through online voting from the same channel viewers. Mendes has received two awards.

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2017 “Treat You Better” Best New Artist Video (International) Won
2018 “In My Blood” Best Male Video (International) Won
Video of the Year Pending

Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards

The Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards is an annual awards show that honours the year’s biggest television, movie, and music acts as voted by Nickelodeon viewers.

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Year Nominee/work Award Result
2016 Shawn Mendes Favorite New Artist Won
2017 Favorite Male Singer Won
2018 Favorite Male Singer Won

Nickelodeon Argentina Kids’ Choice Awards

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2017 Shawn Mendes Favorite International Artist or Group Nominated

Nickelodeon Brazil Meus Prêmios Nick

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2017 “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back” Favorite International Hit Nominated
Favorite Intertational Music Video Nominated

Nickelodeon Mexico Kids’ Choice Awards

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2018 Shawn Mendes Favorite International Artist or Group Nominated

NRJ Music Awards

The NRJ Music Awards, (commonly abbreviated as a NMA) is an award presented by the French radio station NRJ to honour the best in home and worldwide music industry. Mendes has received one nomination.

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2017 Shawn Mendes Révélation Internationale de l’année Nominated

People’s Choice Awards

The People’s Choice Awards is an American awards show, recognizing the people and the work of popular culture, voted on by the general public. Mendes has received one award from two nominations.

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2016 Shawn Mendes Favorite Breakout Artist Won
2017 Favorite Male Artist Nominated

Premios Juventud

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2016 “I Know What You Did Last Summer” (with Camila Cabello) Favorite Hit Nominated

Radio Disney Music Awards

The Radio Disney Music Awards is an annual awards show which is operated and governed by Radio Disney, an American radio network. Mendes has received two awards out of ten nominations.

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2015 Shawn Mendes Best New Artist Nominated
2016 Best Male Artist Nominated
“Stitches” Song of the Year Nominated
Best Breakup Song Nominated
2017 Shawn Mendes Best Male Artist Nominated
Fiercest Fans Nominated
“Treat You Better” Song of the Year Won
2018 Shawn Mendes Best Artist Won
Fiercest Fans Nominated
“There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back” Song of the Year Nominated

Shorty Awards

The Shorty Awards, also known as the Shorties, are an annual awards event that honours the best short-form content creators on the micro-blogging website Twitter and on other social media sites.

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2015 Shawn Mendes Vine Musician Won

SOCAN Awards

The Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada SOCAN, is a non-profit organization that recognizes its members for their various accomplishments in the field of music. Mendes has received 13 awards, including “Songwriter of the Year” in 2018.

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2015 Shawn Mendes Breakout Artist Won
2016 “Something Big” Pop/Rock Music Awards Won
Classic Music Awards Won
2017 “Treat You Better” Pop Music Awards Won
Something Big No. 1 Song Award Won
A Little Too Much Won
I Know What You Did Last Summer Won
Mercy Won
Treat You Better Won
There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back Won
2018 Shawn Mendes Songwriter of the Year Won
Mercy Pop Music Awards Won
There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back Won

Streamy Awards

The Streamy Awards are annual awards that recognize and honour excellence in online video. Mendes has received one award.

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2015 Shawn Mendes Breakthrough Artist Won

Teen Choice Awards

The Teen Choice Awards is an annual awards show that honours the year’s biggest achievements in music, movies, sports, television, fashion, and more. Mendes has received 6 awards from 21 nominations.

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2014 Shawn Mendes Choice Viner Nominated
Choice Web Star: Male Nominated
Choice Web Star: Music Won
2015 Choice Web Star: Music Won
Choice Male Artist Nominated
Choice Summer Music Star: Male Nominated
“Stitches” Choice Song: Male Artist Nominated
“Believe” Choice Music: TV or Movie Song Nominated
2016 Shawn Mendes Choice Male Artist Nominated
Choice Summer Music Star: Male Nominated
“I Know What You Did Last Summer” (with Camila Cabello) Choice Music: Break-Up Song Nominated
Shawn Mendes World Tour Choice Summer Tour Nominated
2017 Shawn Mendes Choice Male Artist Nominated
Choice Summer Male Artist Won
Choice Male Hottie Won
Illuminate World Tour Choice Summer Tour Nominated
2018 Shawn Mendes Choice Male Artist Nominated
Choice Summer Male Artist Won
Choice Male Hottie Nominated
“In My Blood” Choice Pop Song Won

Telehit Awards

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2016 Shawn Mendes Male Soloist of the Year Won
2017 Won