December 10, 2015 12:00 PM

He received his first People’s Choice Award nomination this year, and now Shawn Mendes is set to perform at the big show in January, PEOPLE confirms exclusively.

The singer – who’s nominated for favorite breakout artist – is the first performer to be announced.

Airing live from the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles on Jan. 6, the show will be hosted by Jane Lynch and awards trophies to talent from film, music, television, and digital.

“Shawn is such an incredibly talented artist and we are looking forward to having him perform at our show,” says executive producer Mark Burnett. “He is a huge fan favorite and that is what our show is really all about, the fans.”

The People’s Choice Awards will air live on CBS at 9 p.m. ET.

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