Canadian singer Shawn Mendes scores his second global no.1 album!

Posted on October 10, 2016

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Shawn Mendes's 'Illuminate' debuts at No.1 on the World's best-selling
Albums chart with sales of 208,000, 120,900 of which are in the US
alone, with another 17,000 in Canada. The album is driven by the single
smash 'Treat You Better', which is at no.6 on the Global Track Chart
this week. Shawn's first album, 'Handwritten', also debuted at No.1 in
2015 with 139,000 copies sold. 'Illuminate' leads seven debuts on this
week's Top 10. At No.2 is the 'N Album' by the Kinki Kids, a Japanese
duo consisting of Koichi Domoto and Tsuyoshi Domoto under the talent
agency Johnny & Associates. Their new album debuted at no.1 in Japan
with sales of 130,959 sales, according to Oricon. Kinki Kids hold the
Guinness World Records for having the most number of consecutive no.1
singles since their debut. The 3rd highest new-entry is Bruce
Springsteen's new Album 'Chapter & Verse'. The LP bows at no.3 on the
chart with sales of 88,000. Passenger debuts at No.5 with 'Young As The
Morning, Old As The Sea' with sales of 55,000. This is his seventh
studio album.
WORLD'S TOP 10 BEST-SELLING ALBUMS
1. Illuminate - Shawn Mendes - 208.000 sales 1st week
2. N Album - 堂本剛(KinKi Kids) - 131.000 sales
3. Chapter And Verse - Bruce Springsteen - 88.000 sales 1st week
4. Infinite Only: Mini Album 6 (House+Limited Edition) - INFINITE -
64.000 sales 1st week
5. Young As The Morning Old As The Sea - 55.000 sales 1st week
6. Daydream - Aimer(エメ) - 40.000 sales 1st week
7. Kimi No Na Wa - RADWIMPS - 35.000 sales this week - 221.000
8. Farm Tour: Here's To The Farmer EP - Luke Bryan - 34.000 sales 9.
Suicide Squad: The Album - Soundtrack - 32.000 - 570.000
10. Encore Un Soir - Céline Dion - 32.000 sales this week - 597.000



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