Following the postponement of his Wonder tour earlier this month, Shawn Mendes has now cancelled the rest of his world tour, saying he wants to focus on his mental health. Through an Instagram post, the singer released a statement stating that he needs to “heal” and will take time off for the same. Mendes further thanked his fans for their unconditional love and support.
In a statement posted to his Instagram, Mendes shared that he would "unfortunately" have to cancel all the North American, the UK and European dates of the tour, which was set going to start in June. He wrote, "After speaking with my team and working with an incredible group of health professionals, it has become more clear that I need to take the time I’ve never taken personally, to ground myself and come back stronger."
The singer further added that while he will be taking time off from touring, he will continue to put out new music and said, "I know you all have been waiting so long to see these shows, and it breaks my heart to tell you this but I promise I'll be back as soon as I've taken the right time to heal." He further concluded by saying, "I love you all and thank you all so much for supporting me and sticking by me on this journey."
The Senorita singer who has been touring since he was 15, released Wonder his fourth studio album in December 2020. The singer's world tour was expected to kick off last month and continue through October ahead of its European leg, which was slated to launch in May 2023.