Shawn Mendes Just Won This HUGE Award & $10,000!

Congratulations, Shawn Mendes! (Photo: Twitter)

Congratulations, Shawn Mendes! The talented Canadian musician is getting a major award from Canada’s Walk of Fame.

The recipient of the 2015 Allan Slaight Honour was announced a few hours ago – and guess who won?

Shawn Mendes sitting on the sofa with dad.
Shawn Mendes sitting on the sofa with dad. (Photo: Instagram)

Canada’s Walk of Fame Announces That Shawn Wins the 2015 Allan Slaight Honour

International sensation and all-around nice guy Shawn Mendes officially won the 2015 Allan Slaight Honour – one of only six recipients so far.

The award recognizes inspirational, young Canadian musicians. Previous honorees include Drake, Carly Rae Jepsen and The Weeknd. Where’s Bieber, though?

Previous Allan Slaight winners.
Previous Allan Slaight winners.

“We are THRILLED to acknowledge his accomplishments,” Gary Slaight said in a statement. “He is a true inspiration.”

Shawn also will receive $10,000, not that he needs it.

Shawn Mendes in the closet.
Shawn Mendes sitting in a closet. (Photo: Instagram)

Shawn will be accepting his award on November 7 at Toronto’s Sony Centre, during the taping of Canada’s Walk of Fame. By the way, tickets for that are going on sale tomorrow, if you’re interested.

The Jason Priestley hosted event will be televised on December 17th on Global.

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