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Shawn Mendes Signs With Wilhelmina Models

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Shawn Mendes

The performer is joining the same agency that reps Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas.

Shawn Mendes is kicking off the New Year with good news: the Canadian crooner has signed with Wilhelmina Models, the agency announced Monday.

Since posting song covers on social media app Vine in 2013, the "Stitches" singer has gone on to release his debut album Handwritten, which reached No.1 on the Billboard Top 200 chart in 2015. He most recently released "I Know What You Did Last Summer" with Fifth Harmony's Camila Cabello, a new single featured on Handwritten Revisited, a reissue of the original album. Now, the 17-year-old pop star can add modeling to his resume.

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Wilhelmina Models will work with Mendes to seek out editorial opportunities, as well as secure modeling, endorsement and product deals.

Mendes joins the agency's star-studded roster that includes Demi Lovato, Echosmith's Sydney Sierota and Nick Jonas, among other boldfacers.

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