Shawn’s Super Successful & We’re all Delighted!
Taking over charts around the world, multi-platinum singer/songwriter Shawn Mendes bows at #1 on the Billboard Top 200 with his self-titled third album via Island Records. This marks his third consecutive #1 album release and becomes his highest selling first week yet.
Delighted Shawn tweeted “Unreal. Thank you to every single person who made this happen! I love u guys so much!!!!!!”
The album moved 182,000 equivalent units in the first week of release. Upon arrival, it captured #1 on iTunes in over 80 countries. The album also debuts at #1 on the official album charts in Australia, Holland, Mexico, Canada, Belgium and multiple additional markets around the world.
With this album, Shawn becomes the third youngest solo artist to earn three #1 albums. Shawn Mendes also achieves the second-largest sales week for a pop album in 2018, the second largest streaming week for a pop album in 2018 and earns one of the 5 best album sales weeks this year.
Shawn capped a hugely successful album release performing in front of huge crowds at the Today Show’s Summer Concert Series, as well as ShawnThe Governor’s Ball Music Festival where he “stole the show” (NY Daily News) also recently performed both “Youth” and “In My Blood” on the Billboard Music Awards and also appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show with an interview and performance. Tonight he will begin his full week-long residency on The Late Show with James Corden.
Shawn recently announced his third global headlining arena tour. “Shawn Mendes: The Tour” is set to kick off on March 7th, 2019 in Europe and will run through the summer with 56 dates spanning across North America, the UK, and Europe. Tickets for the North American and European legs of the tour are available now for purchase. For all tour dates and ticket info head tohttp://www.shawnmendesthetour.com.