10 Throwback Shawn Mendes Covers You Need to Hear

10 Throwback Shawn Mendes Covers You Need to Hear

A lot can change in a matter of years!

Shawn Mendes, now one of the biggest names in music, was once just a normal kid from Canada who dared to dream big — and the rest is history! To celebrate the “If I Can’t Have You” singer’s skyrocket to superstardom, we dug up some of his original YouTube covers: from his stripped-down and slowed-down take on One Direction’s “Drag Me Down” to his unique spin on Ed Sheeran’s “Lego House” and everything in between.

Take a walk down memory lane and relive Shawn’s early days with these must-listen covers:

1. Hunter Hayes – “Wanted”

2. Adele – “Hometown Glory”

3. 5 Seconds of Summer – “She Looks So Perfect”

4. Ed Sheeran – “Lego House”

5. One Direction – “Drag Me Down”

6. A Great Big World & Christina Aguilera – “Say Something”

7. Lana Del Rey – “Summertime Sadness”

8. Tom Petty – “Free Fallin'”

9. One Republic – “Counting Stars”

10. Lynyrd Skynyrd – “Sweet Home Alabama”

In case you missed it, Shawn Mendes recently launched his own charitable foundation!

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