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SHAWN MENDES’ ILLUMINATE DEBUTS AT #1 ON BILLBOARD TOP 200

Image From “Mercy” Music Video via Island Records

Multi-platinum singer/songwriter Shawn Mendes tops the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart with his sophomore album Illuminate (Island Records) debuting at #1 with over 144,000 copies sold and consumed. This is Shawn’s second #1 debut, following his #1 platinum album Handwritten.  Illuminate also tops the charts globally and has hit #1 on iTunes in over 65 countries, including the US, UK, Germany, Australia, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Italy, across South East Asia and many more. Illuminate is available now via http://smarturl.it/IlluminateAlbum.

Illuminate, featuring hit singles “Treat You Better” and “Mercy,” has received rave reviews from The New York TimesThe Los Angeles Times and USA Today, among others. Rolling Stone declares the album “brings personal to modern popcraft” and Billboard proclaims “it is becoming clear that Mendes found his true calling at a young age, with Illuminate marking the beginning of the next exciting chapter for the artist.”

Shawn Mendes

“Treat You Better”

From: Illuminate

Island Records

Shawn Mendes

“Mercy”

From: Illuminate

Island Records


Shawn celebrated the release of Illuminate with performances on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, The TODAY Show (“Treat You Better” and “Mercy”), The Ellen DeGeneres ShowThe Late Late Show with James Corden and The Talk. Shawn recently completed his sold-out Shawn Mendes World Tour, and he will embark on his first-ever headlining arena tour in support of Illuminate in 2017. The North American leg will kick off July 6th in Portland, OR and will run through August 23rd in Boston, MA with additional dates to be announced. Tickets and full list of announced dates on Shawn’s Illuminate World Tour can be accessed via http://shawnmendesofficial.com/tour.