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Default author imagenzatatMonday 30 Apr 2018 4:01 pm

Shawn Mendes leads Capital Summertime Ball lineup
Shawn Mendes performs on stage during the MTV EMAs 2017 (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)

Canadian musician Shawn Mendes is one of the lead acts confirmed for the Capital Summertime Ball with Vodafone in 2018.

Other acts who will be joining Shawn are Rudimental, Jess Glynne, Charlie Puth and Jax Jones.

The YouTube sensation recalled his explosive performance at the event last year to Roman Kemp on Capital Breakfast.

He said: Theres a photo of me walking off the stage and I look back at that photo and its just like – when you watch videos back of that, its very hard to believe that its you!

Shawn Mendes leads Capital Summertime Ball lineup
Shawn Mendes with Ross Kemp (Picture: Getty)

Earlier this week Capital teased fans by revealing that their acts have around 84 million Instagram followers between them, and with Shawn Mendes boasting over 30 million, he appears to have the lions share.

More than 80,000 Capital listeners are set to attend the massive Wembley Stadium show, which has often been dubbed Londons mini-festival.

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Ashley Tabor OBE, Founder & Executive President of Global, said: This year we are taking it to the next level with the hottest hit music stars flying in from around the world to perform live at the Capital Summertime Ball with Vodafone.

More: Ross Kemp

More: Ross Kemp

Last year saw the likes of Bruno Mars, Little Mix, Shawn Mendes, Stormzy, Liam Payne and Dua Lipa entertain [thousands of] fans.

Other performances will be revealed on Kemps early morning show on Thursday.

Tickets go on sale on 8 May from 8am.

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