Shawn Mendes Returns To The iTunes Top 10 With New Single “Something Big”: Listen To The Upbeat Anthem

Mike Wass | November 7, 2014 12:18 pm

Shawn Mendes heralded the age of the social media superstar when his debut single “Life Of The Party” unexpectedly reached number one on iTunes and sold 200,000+ downloads in its first week of sale. Not bad for a teenager beter known for making six-second Vines. That success sparked a rush of releases from YouTube stars like Troye Sivan and Jack & Jack.

The Canadian dropped his second single “Something Big” today (November 7) and it’s already sitting pretty in the iTunes top 10. The uptempo pop anthem is a drastic change of pace from the piano balladry of “Life Of The Party”. It’s a testament to all the good things that have happened to Shawn since breaking big — complete with horns and a multitude of vocal hooks. It sounds like Justin Timberlake meets OneRepublic, which isn’t exactly a bad thing. Listen to his latest after the jump.

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