Where Did Shawn Mendes’ “Illuminate” DEBUT on the Billboard Charts?

Shawn Mendes has thrashed the Billboard charts. (Photo: Instagram)

Shawn Mendes has a lot to celebrate this week – with the best sales week of his career so far!

He has also been pretty busy promoting this week. Sia praised him and there were even discussions of a Niall Horan collaboration.

Shawn Mendes.

Shawn Mendes is cheered by tons of adoring girls. (Photo: Instagram)

Shawn Mendes Nabs His Second #1 with Illuminate on the Billboard Charts

According to Billboard, Shawn Mendes took home the U.S. #1 on the Billboard 200 with Illuminate. In order to achieve this feat, he sold 145,000 copies (with streaming / SPS included) in the United States. In terms of pure sales, fans bought 121,000 copies of his album.


Shawn Mendes works a black piano during his performance. (Photo: Instagram)

Despite overall traditional sales weakening in the music industry, Shawn still managed to have the best U.S. sales week in his career. His previous album, Handwritten, topped this chart at #1 last year with 119,000 sales (with streaming / SPS included).

Article Continues Below Adverts
Shawn Mendes.

Shawn Mendes smiles with his trusted guitar. (Photo: Instagram)

This means he has nabbed two #1 albums by the age of 18 – an amazing feat. In fact, only Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus, Hillary Duff and LeAnn Rimes have done this.

The #2 charter this week was fellow Canadian Drake, who nabbed 50,000 units.

Want to write for us? Click here to apply!

Want updates? Want to comment? Like us on Facebook, follow our Tumblr or Twitter.

Trending Sponsors

Related Gossip You Might Like

Shawn and Camila's duet.

Fans Are Freaking out over Shawn & Camila’s Secret Duet (LISTEN)

SuperfameNovember 7, 2015
Shawn and Camila.

Camila Teaches Shawn Some Gay Lingo, as They Storm iTunes with Sexy Duet

SuperfameNovember 18, 2015
Shawn Mendes on The 100.

First Look at Shawn Mendes on CW’s The 100 (VIDEO)

SuperfameJanuary 19, 2016
Shamila, Jadison and the Griers

Shawmila, Jadison & the Griers Hit up the 2015 iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas (PHOTOS)

SuperfameSeptember 22, 2015
Shawn Mendes.

Shawn Mendes Just Won This HUGE Award & $10,000!

SuperfameSeptember 29, 2015
Shawn Mendes.

Shawn Mendes STRIPS Shirtless & Talks Girlfriend Rumors

Taylor RomeroOctober 20, 2016
Shawn Mendes.

Shawn Mendes Gets SEXUAL in Leaked Fault Magazine Photos

Nick TravisNovember 30, 2016

Shawn Mendes Says He Tried to Make out with Camila Many Times

SuperfameNovember 24, 2015
Shawn Mendes' girl.

Shawn Mendes Says He Wants to Marry THIS Beautiful Woman

Aria HintonApril 18, 2017
Shawn Mendes' tattoo.

Shawn Mendes’ New Tattoo REVEALED!

Ji Eun KimJune 27, 2016
Shawn and Camila.

E! Claims Shawmila Is Now Official!

SuperfameSeptember 22, 2015
Shawn Mendes smiling.

Shawn Mendes Shatters His Fundraising Goal to Build a School in Ghana

SuperfameOctober 30, 2015
Shawn Mendes.

Shawn Mendes RESPONDS To Gay Rumors on Snapchat

Eva RocheJune 23, 2016
Shawn Mendes.

What Does Shawn Mendes Think about Justin Bieber’s Criminal Past?

SuperfameOctober 9, 2015
Shawn Mendes.

Watch Shawn Mendes Expertly Lip-Sync on a Giant Pirate Ship

SuperfameNovember 26, 2015