Shawn mendes taking the stage at we day toronto

The 20 000 students and youth expected to the pack the Air Canada Centre at this year’s WE Day  Toronto are about to get a little louder.

Teen heartthrob Shawn Mendes and “Take Me to Church” singer Hozier will be taking the stage this year. Joining these musicians are NBA legend and philanthropist Magic Johnson and actress Nina Dobrev.

WE Day  is a series of events that encourages youth from all across the country to get involved with social change.

These celebs will be joining WE Day  and Free the Children co-founders Craig and Marc Kielburger for the annual event.

The first WE Day  took place in Toronto in 2007, but has since expanded to include events across Canada and the United States. This year’s WE Day  is taking place in Toronto on Oct. 1.