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American Express UNSTAGED returns December 6, 2020 with Grammy Award-nominated singer-songwriter Shawn Mendes. The livestream benefit concert, “Wonder: The Experience” will happen just two days after Mendes’ album Wonder debuts. It’s the last American Express UNSTAGED event for the 2020 series, which has energized hundreds of thousands of fans and Card Members in more than 29 countries, and, and follows Dua Lipa’s live performance in November, Sam Smith’s session in October, and Alicia Keys’ concert in September. Mendes’ livestream is free for attendees, though fans can consider donating to the Shawn Mendes Foundation, the artist’s social impact program. The initiative seeks to empower young people around the world to stand up and inspire change, most recently partnering with Global Citizen Year to launch a leadership program for high school graduates.
“I can’t wait to share some of the new songs from Wonder with everyone and am so excited for ‘Wonder: The Experience’ to be a part of the American Express UNSTAGED series,” said Shawn Mendes. “I've wanted to do a livestream concert for a while now with this music, and am thrilled to be able to use the music to benefit a good cause and raise money to support the work of some incredible young changemakers.”
For the grand finale of the American Express UNSTAGED’s 2020 programming, and the event that will help introduce Mendes’ brand-new album, Amex Card Members will have access to exclusive ticket packages. Card Members can purchase one of these four packages:
- American Express UNSTAGED Intro Package, which comes with an enhanced livestream ticket, behind-the-scenes content from the livestream, and an exclusive event poster for $25.
- American Express UNSTAGED Wonder Package, with all the perks from the Intro Package, an event laminate, and a limited-edition t-shirt from “Wonder: The Experience” for $75.
- American Express UNSTAGED Call My Friends Package, with everything from the Wonder Package, plus a limited-edition hoodie, reusable water bottle, and tote bag for $150.
- American Express UNSTAGED Dream Package, with all of the above and an ever-coveted group meet-and-greet with Shawn Mendes for $300.