Swift holds onto the top spot despite a feverish surge by Mendes, who debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200.
Taylor Swift narrowly defeats Shawn Mendes for the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Artist 100 chart (dated May 2). Swift remains at the summit over Mendes, whose debut album Handwritten enters at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and Top Album Sales charts.