On the Charts: Shawn Mendes Claims Third Number One Album
Shawn Mendes became the third-youngest artist to claim three Number One albums as the Canadian singer’s self-titled third album opened atop the Billboard 200.
Shawn Mendes sold 182,000 total copies in its first week of release, the best debut week of the 19-year-old singer’s career; 2015’s Handwritten opened with 115,000 copies and 2016’s Illuminate moved 145,000 first-week copies. Only Justin Bieber and Miley Cyrus were younger when they scored their third Number One album, Billboard reports.
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