The hit television series “Mtv Unplugged” is set to return this autumn season with young singer Shawn Mendes. Variety reported that the male pop singer would launch the return of the popular show with a performance in Los Angeles.

Andrew Gertler, the manager of the pop singer, told Variety that the return of “MTV Unplugged” would help inspire the new generation of fans and music enthusiasts. Mendes is popular for his songs, “Treat Me Better” and “Something Big.” The management also stated that the songs during this season would be distinct from what the viewers heard before.

“People watch my shows not really having any idea what to expect, and they leave as if they just watched a real pop rock concert.

To be able to shoot those and release them out to people is exciting,” the young singer told Variety. He added that in every show that they do, they always give out their 100 percent.

‘MTV Unplugged’ returns

The hit MTV franchise “Unplugged” features reinterpreted musical performances with various versions. Some of the most memorable acts that were featured on the show were those by Tony Bennett, Bruce Springsteen, Eric Clapton, Nirvana and Mariah Carey. The music of Lil Wayne, Katy Perry, Jay-Z, Adele, and Miley Cyrus have been featured as well, the article added.

The show started in 1989, and since then has produced worldwide audiences. Mendes shared that he is among those who got hooked on the show. The young singer saw the performances of Pearl Jam when he watched the show. He said in the report that it was the music that brought him to follow the franchise since then.

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The management said that the show hopes to bring the excitement to “new consumers” and millennials who may not know what the show is about. Den of Thieves is slated to produce “MTV Unplugged Shawn Mendes” with executive producers Jen Jones, Lee Lodge and Evan Prager among others, Variety reported. The series is created by Jim Burns and Robert Small.

Shawn Mendes on MTV VMAs

The singer is also nominated for this year’s MTV Video Music Awards. He is nominated for Best Pop for his single “Treat You Better.” He joins other artists in the category such as Ed Sheeran for “Shape Of You,” Harry Styles for “Sign Of The Times,” Fifth Harmony ft. Gucci Mane for “Down,” Katy Perry ft. Skip Marley for “Chained To The Rhythm,” and Miley Cyrus for “Malibu.”

The MTV Video Music Awards 2017 will air live from The Forum in Inglewood, California on August 27. More nominations will be unveiled next week.