Shawn Mendes scored his second #1 debut on the Billboard 200 chart with the release of his sophomore album Illuminate, which hit #1 on iTunes in over 65 countries. The album was recorded with Grammy-nominated producer Jake Gosling (Ed Sheeran’s “+” and “x” albums), and its lead single “Treat You Better” peaked at #1 on iTunes in 44 countries and soared to Top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Current single “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back” is certified 2x Platinum and has scored Shawn his second #1 single at Top 40 radio and on Billboard’s Pop Songs chart, joining 7x Platinum single “Stitches” from Shawn’s Platinum debut album Handwritten.

Throughout his career, Shawn has achieved 2 #1 album debuts, 2 Platinum albums, and 7 consecutive Platinum and multi-Platinum singles, including Illuminate’s smash hits “Treat You Better,” “Mercy,” and “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back.” Shawn is currently on his Illuminate World Tour, his first-ever headlining arena tour, with sold-out dates at LA’s Staples Center and Brooklyn’s Barclays Center. Shawn topped Billboard’s “21 Under 21” this year, and has been named one of Time Magazine’s “Most Influential Teens” of 2014, 2015 and 2016, as well as one of Forbes’ “30 Under 30” in 2016. He won “Favorite New Artist” at the 2016 People’s Choice Awards, and also won awards in the categories of “Best Male” and “Best Worldwide Act” at the 2016 MTV EMAs. He was nominated in the category of “Best Pop” at the 2017 VMAs, and is nominated for five 2017 MTV EMAs.