Here’s some big news for BandRumor’s favorite social media turned major pop star! Sean Mendes continues his ascent from Vine star to finally hitting the very top of the charts.
Shawn Mendes earns his first No. 1 on a Billboard radio airplay chart, as “Stitches” lifts 2-1 on the Pop Songs list (dated Nov. 21).
His new leader (and first entry) on the Nielsen Music-measured chart is from his debut full-length, Handwritten, which debuted atop the Billboard 200 in May and has sold 250,000 copies to date in the U.S. “Stitches” has sold 1.3 million downloads.
Mendes first arrived with 2014’s The Shawn Mendes EP, which debuted and peaked at No. 5 on the Billboard 200.