New York, NY (Top40 Charts)
Multi-platinum singer-songwriter and global superstar Shawn Mendes
has released the video for his latest single, "Lost In Japan
", via Island/Universal Music
Canada, the country's leading music company. The video features both the original song as well as the "Lost In Japan (Remix)" with a cameo from multi-platinum, GRAMMY award-winning artist/DJ/producer Zedd, who collaborated with Shawn on the remix.
Set in Tokyo, the video is inspired by scenes from the film Lost In Translation, with Shawn taking on Bill Murray's character, Bob Harris and Alisha Boe (13 Reasons Why) playing Scarlett
Johansson's character, Charlotte. The video was directed by Jay Martin.
"Lost In Japan
" is the 2nd single from Shawn's self-titled 3rd album, following smash hit "In My Blood
". The original version of the song has already gone GOLD, with combined streams of the song reaching over 250M.
About Shawn Mendes: Toronto born multi-platinum singer/songwriter Shawn Mendes
released his highly anticipated self-titled third album in May 2018. The album debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 album chart as well as multiple additional worldwide markets, including Australia, Canada, Mexico, Belgium, Holland & more. Shawn Mendes
made Shawn the third youngest solo artist to ever have three #1 albums, and became one of the top best-selling album debuts of 2018. The album shot to #1 on iTunes upon release in over 80 countries around the world. Leading up to the album, he released multiple tracks including "Youth
" Featuring Khalid, "In My Blood
" and "Lost In Japan." Both "In My Blood
" and "Lost In Japan," the first two songs released off the new album, experienced massive success, soaring to the #1 and #2 spots on the overall iTunes chart in the U.S, Top 5 on iTunes in 50 countries, and held the #1 and #2 spots on Spotify's "New Music
Friday" playlist. With "In My Blood," Shawn became the first artist to ever have had four #1 singles at AC radio before the age of 20. In April 2017, Shawn released his 3x Platinum hit "There's Nothing Holdin' Me Back." The track scored Shawn his second #1 single at Top 40 radio and on Billboard's Pop Songs chart, joining 7x Platinum single "Stitches." Throughout his career, Shawn has achieved 3 consecutive #1 album debuts, 2 Platinum albums, and 8 consecutive platinum and multi-platinum singles. Worldwide, he has sold over 15 million albums, 100 million singles, and has amassed over 16 billion song streams and 5 billion YouTube views. Shawn has completed two sold-out world tours with over one million tickets sold, selling out legendary arenas including NYC's Madison Square
Garden, Toronto's Air Canada Centre, and London's O2 Arena
in minutes. Shawn Mendes: The Tour begins in March 2019, with over 60 dates currently announced across Europe, North America
and Australia, with more to be announced soon. He topped Billboard's "21 Under 21" in 2017 and 2018 and has been featured on Forbes "30 Under 30," Spotify's "25 Under 25," and Time Magazine's "Time 100 Most Influential". In February 2018, ROI Influencer Media recognized Shawn as the #1 Most Influential Artist and #1 Most Influential Teen across all social media platforms.
About Zedd: Multi-platinum, GRAMMY award-winning artist/DJ/producer Zedd made his debut with Clarity after signing with Interscope in 2012 and has been breaking down barriers surrounding music genres ever since. This fall, Zedd has teamed up with Shawn Mendes
for a remix of "Lost In Japan
" from Shawn's latest album. The remix is the follow up to Zedd's 2018 singles, "Happy Now
" with Elley Duhé and his monster hit, "The Middle
" with Maren Morris
and Grey. Zedd released "The Middle
" in January 2018, and earned Zedd his second #1 at Top 40 Radio. "The Middle
" held the top spot at Top 40 Radio
for seven weeks, was #1 at Hot AC Radio
for five weeks, and has spent 34 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100. Digitally, the song has amassed over 1 billion streams. In 2017, Zedd released "Stay" with Alessia Cara, which held the #1 spot at Top 40 radio for six consecutive weeks and earned Zedd his second GRAMMY nomination. In 2015, Zedd released True Colors, which debuted at No. 4 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart. Throughout his career, Zedd has worked with a diverse range of artists to create hits, including Hayley Williams on platinum hit "Stay The Night," which racked up more than 400 million streams, and Selena Gomez
on platinum track "I Want You To Know," which spent four weeks at No. 1 on Billboard's Hot Dance/Electronic Songs chart.