27 AUGUST 2019 (TORONTO, ON) – GRAMMY nominated, multi-platinum singer/songwriter Shawn Mendes becomes the first male solo artist to hold the #1 and #2 spot at Top 40 Radio as his joint single, “Senorita” with GRAMMY nominated Cuban born multi-platinum singer/songwriter Camila Cabello continues to amass global success by nabbing the top spot on Billboard’s Hot 100 Chart. The song was released in June via Island Records/Universal Music Canada, where it achieved instantaneous success worldwide rocketing to #1 on Spotify’s Global chart as the biggest single-day debut of a male/female duet ever. The song currently has over half a billion YouTube views to date. Other notable chart #1s include the Spotify US Chart, iTunes chart in 95 countries, Apple Music Pop, Global, and Top Videos, as well as Pandora Top Spins. To date, “Señorita” has already garnered over 1.4 billion combined streams and is the second fastest song in history to surpass 100 million streams on Spotify, achieving this in just under 11 days. Shawn’s single “If I Can’t Have You” has also hit #1 on Hot AC in the U.S, and #1 on Pop, and #2 on Hot AC in Canada.
#1 Billboard Hot 100
#1 Top 40 in the U.S
#1 Pop in Canada
#2 Hot AC in Canada
#9 AC in Canada
Most consecutive days at #1 on Global Spotify Chart in 2019
Biggest single-day debut of a male/female duet ever on Spotify
#1 Apple Music Global Chart
#1 iTunes in 95 countries
#1 on the UK Official Singles Chart for 6 weeks
500 million+ YouTube views to date
#1 Trending on YouTube
#1 Pandora Top Spins Chart
“Señorita” garnered over 1.4 billion combined streams
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Shawn’s single “If I Can’t Have You” also reached #1 at Hot AC Radio in the U.S, his 5th #1 at the format and #2 at Top 40 Radio. Upon release earlier this summer the song debuted at #1 on iTunes and #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. It marks Shawn’s solo biggest debut to date with more than 30 million streams globally on the first day. Shawn is the first male solo artist ever to simultaneously hold the #1 and #2 place on the Top 40 chart, and the first artist to do so since OutKast in 2004.
At 22 years old, Camila Cabello is the youngest person to earn two #1s on the Hot 100 since Justin Bieber in 2017 and the youngest woman since Rihanna in 2010. Camila is currently the most listened to female artist in the world on Spotify and just broke the record for the most monthly listeners for a female artist in Spotify history. She is the first female artist since Adele to triple up atop Billboard’s Hot 100, Billboard 200 & Artist 100 charts. “Señorita” marks Camila’s 4th #1 at Pop radio and her 2nd Hot 100 #1.
About Shawn Mendes:
GRAMMY nominated Toronto born multi-platinum singer/songwriter Shawn Mendes released his highly anticipated self-titled third album in May 2018, which is certified Platinum. The album debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 album chart as well as multiple additional worldwide markets, including Australia, Canada, Mexico, Belgium, Holland & more and shot to #1 on iTunes in more than 80 countries immediately upon release. The album became one of the top best-selling album debuts of 2018 and made Shawn the third youngest solo artist to ever have three consecutive #1 albums. Shawn was nominated in two categories for the 61st annual GRAMMY® Awards, including “Song of the Year” for “In My Blood” and “Best Pop Vocal Album” for Shawn Mendes. Leading up to the album, he released multiple tracks including “Youth” Featuring Khalid, “In My Blood” and “Lost In Japan.” Both “In My Blood” and “Lost In Japan” experienced massive success, soaring to the #1 and #2 spots on the overall iTunes chart in the U.S, Top 5 on iTunes in over 50 countries, and held the #1 and #2 spots on Spotify’s “New Music Friday” playlist. With “In My Blood,” Shawn became the first artist to ever have four #1 singles at AC radio before the age of 20.
Most recently, Shawn released his new single with Camila Cabello, “Señorita,” which debuted at #1 on iTunes worldwide and broke Spotify’s record for the biggest debut from a male/female duet in its history. Earlier this summer, Shawn debuted his single, “If I Can’t Have You,” at #1 on iTunes and #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The song currently sits at #1 on Hot AC radio and #2 on Top 40 radio in the U.S and marks Shawn’s biggest debut to date with more than 30 million streams globally on the first day. Since then, the song has garnered over 600 million global streams and 400 million video views and is Shawn’s tenth consecutive Platinum single. With recent single “If I Can’t Have You,” Shawn became the third artist in history to ever close the Pop panel first week with 184 stations across the country reporting. The song is certified Platinum and currently sits in the Top 5 at Pop radio. In April 2017, Shawn released his 3x Platinum hit “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back.” The track scored Shawn his second #1 single at Top 40 radio in the U.S and on Billboard’s Pop Songs chart, joining his 7x Platinum single “Stitches.” Throughout his career, Shawn has achieved 3 consecutive #1 album debuts, 3 platinum albums, and 10 consecutive platinum and multi-platinum singles. Worldwide, he has sold over 18 million albums, 151 million singles, and has amassed over 26 billion strong streams and over 6 billion YouTube views. Shawn has completed two sold-out world tours with over one million tickets sold, selling out legendary stadiums and arenas including NYC’s Madison Square Garden and London’s O2 Arena in minutes. On his upcoming tour, Shawn Mendes: The Tour, he sold out his first ever stadium show in minutes at Rogers Centre in his hometown of Toronto. The tour began in March 2019, with over 100 dates currently announced across the UK, Europe, North America, Latin America, Asia and Australia/New Zealand. He topped Billboard’s “21 Under 21” in 2017 and 2018 and has been featured on Forbes “30 Under 30,” Spotify’s “25 Under 25,” and Time Magazine’s “Time 100 Most Influential”. Last year, ROI Influencer Media recognized Shawn as the #1 Most Influential Artist and #1 Most Influential Teen across all social media platforms.
About Camila Cabello:
Multi Grammy nominated Cuban born singer/songwriter Camila Cabello (Epic Records / SYCO) released her debut solo album, CAMILA in January 2018 to rave reviews. It debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 chart at the same time as her single “Havana” Reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, making Camila the first solo artist in nearly 15 years to reach the #1 spot on the Hot 100, Billboard 200 and Artist 100 charts in the same week. The RIAA platinum-certified album, CAMILA, launched its debut at #1 on 110 iTunes charts around the world, breaking the record for most #1 positions for a debut album in iTunes history. Camila also became the #1 artist on global Spotify. At the end of 2018, Camila was nominated for two Grammy awards, “Best Pop Vocal Album” for her album, CAMILA, and “Best Pop Solo Performance” for “Havana” (Live). She took home awards for Artist of the Year and Video of the Year for her hit “Havana” at the 2018 Video Music Awards. Beginning her official solo career after four years in Fifth Harmony, Camila released her RIAA 9x platinum smash hit “Havana,” in August 2017 where it obtained the #1 spot on the pop radio chart, marking her second top 40 #1 as a solo artist. Furthermore, “Havana” hit #1 on iTunes overall top songs chart, #2 on the Spotify Global chart and hit #1 in 80 countries around the world. “Havana” is the first song by a female artist to reach No. 1 on Billboard’s Adult Contemporary, Pop Songs and Rhythmic Songs charts in 22 years, it has earned over 1.1 billion on-demand U.S. streams, according to Nielsen Music, and attained the longest run at No. 1 on Pop Songs for any song by a female artist since 2013. Havana became the most streamed song of all time by a female artist and was the number one song of 2018 globally. Her triple-platinum single “Never Be The Same,” was released in January 2018 and peaked in the top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Camila became the first artist in history to have two multi-format number one singles as the first two singles from their debut album. Camila had previously earned a chart-topping smash with her double platinum-certified hit “Bad Things” with MGK. The track generated over 400 million on-demand streams. As a result of its success, she became the fifth female artist to hit #1 on the Pop songs chart with and without a group. Most recently, Camila released the global smash single “Señorita,” with Shawn Mendes, which debuted at #1 on iTunes worldwide and broke Spotify’s record for the biggest debut from a male/female duet in its history. “Señorita” marks Camila’s second #1 at Hot 100 and fourth #1 at Pop Radio. Camila is currently the most listened to female artist in the world on Spotify and broke the record for the most monthly listeners for a female artist in Spotify history. She is the first female artist since Adele to triple up atop Billboard’s Hot 100, Billboard 200 & Artist 100 charts. In November 2018, Camila was named the new ambassador for Save the Children. She is set to make her acting debut starring in Sony Pictures’ CINDERELLA, to be released February 5th, 2021. The film will be directed by Kay Cannon and produced by James Corden and Leo Pearlman.
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