Shawn Mendes becomes youngest artist in five years to top Billboard chart as ‘Handwritten’ hits #1

The pop cutie of the minute that is Shawn Mendes has only gone and grabbed himself the title of Youngest Artist in FIVE YEARS to Top the Billboard chart, hasn’t he?


Shawn’s grabbed the title as his debut album ‘Handwritten’ shot straight to number one in the US charts with sales of 119,000 copies in its first week.

‘Handwritten’ also charted at number twelve in the UK charts after peaking at number nine on iTunes.

Shawn has recently been named as ‘The Real Deal’ by Teen Vogue after being  hailed as ‘Music’s First Vine Star’ by Billboard and one of Time’s Most Influential Teens of 2014.

He’ll also be joining fellow Time Magazine Influential Person Taylor Swift on her 1989 World Tour between May and October this year.

It’s all going pretty well for Mr Mendes right now, isn’t it?

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