Shawn Mendes’ “If I Can’t Have You” Debuts At #2 On Hot 100; Logic & Eminem Also Top 5

“If I Can’t Have You” becomes Shawn Mendes’ highest-charting hit.

Shawn Mendes - If I Can't Have You | Island/Republic

Following its first full week in the market, Shawn Mendes’ “If I Can’t Have You” earns #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

In doing so, it surpasses the #4-peaking “Stitches” to become the highest-ranking hit of Mendes’ career.

“If I Can’t Have You” owes the #2 debut to strong opening week sales, streaming and radio figures. Signaling its strength, it actually earns #2 on Digital Song Sales and #8 on Streaming Songs.

— “If I Can’t Have You” is not the only debut in this week’s Top 5; Logic’s “Homicide (featuring Eminem)” concurrently starts at #5. It concurrently bows at #2 on Streaming Songs and #3 on Digital Song Sales.

Written by Brian Cantor

Brian Cantor is the editor-in-chief for Headline Planet. He has been a leading reporter in the music, movie, television and sporting spaces since 2002.

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