It’s safe to say that 2020 was a busy year for Shawn Mendes.
In addition to welcoming his puppy Tarzan into the family, he had premiered his Netflix documentary In a miracle and released his fourth studio album.
When catching up with ET CanadaCheryl Hickey, the 22-year-old, shared how his relationship with Camila Cabello helped create his new record wonder in “a million different ways”.
READ MORE: Camila Cabello Says The “Power That Is Love” keeps her relationship with Shawn Mendes strong
“Camila was with me throughout the process. So I really had someone by my side who pushed me to stick with my ideas, ”he said.
“The interesting thing about being an artist is that there are always moments of self-doubt when you feel like you just want to throw it all away and forget the excitement you had when you came up with the original concept. She was always there to push me through those moments, ”he continued.
“It’s like a superpower. Seriously. To have someone by your side who says, “No, you’re into something. Don’t be discouraged. Go ahead.” I owe that to her, “he admitted.
READ MORE: Shawn Mendes on his “vulnerability” in relationship with Camila Cabello
One of the standout tracks on wonder is 24 hours, which is about taking the plunge and moving in with that special someone. Is this the singer’s way of letting the world know he’s been moving with Cabello all day?
“We’ve been looking for a house for a while. But I think with COVID and everything we’ve just been with the family,” he shared.
“It will happen one day. There’s no rush, but we’re definitely looking, ”he revealed. “Whether in Miami or Toronto, I’m not sure yet.”
READ MORE: Shawn Mendes makes two AMAs appearances including “Monster” starring Justin Bieber
Another song on the record is Justin Bieber, a Canadian heartbreaker.
For Mendes, record of their collaboration monster having one of his musical idols had him in “shock and sheer disbelief”.
“He’s just so talented and so nice and so lovely. It was a really amazing experience to be able to work with him. And beyond that, to be able to become friends and connect on a level deeper than just a song “He revealed.
READ MORE: Shawn Mendes releases behind-the-scenes “Monster” video with Justin Bieber
Check out our full interview with the Grammy nominated artist below.