Shawn Mendes was in a inexperienced room along with his staff watching the 2019 Grammy nominations on a small TV when he came upon that "In My Blood" was up for the celebrated music of the 12 months award and his full album is a finest pop vocal album contender.
"I can't even clarify it," he tells Billboard of what that second was like Friday (Dec. 7). "I used to be extra overwhelmed than I used to be anticipating, for certain."
Billboard caught up with Mendes at this 12 months's Z100 iHeartRadio Jingle Ball live performance in New York City, the identical day Grammy nominations had been introduced.
"I assume once you take the leap to go and push your self to be weak within the music, and also you're scared that individuals may not join with it, I believe that's what connects essentially the most," he affords. "Today I actually discovered that the factor I must do extra sooner or later is push myself to all the time go to that weak place and that connection."
"I couldn't select a music that I’d be extra pleased with getting nominated for a Grammy than 'In My Blood,'" Mendes provides, "so I'm actually simply over the moon about it."
Grammy pleasure apart, pop followers may have one thing extra to sit up for: a musical reunion between Mendes and Camila Cabello (who additionally occurs to be up for a pair Grammys).
"I like her," Mendes says. "One day, I'm certain that we'll write one other music collectively. Millions of songs collectively."
Check out the chat with Mendes within the video above.