Camila was born on March 3, 1997 in Havana, Cuba. In 2012, she auditioned for the X-Factor and joined a girl group, Fifth Harmony, in which she was known as the lead singer. Cabello and her band-mates released one EP and two studio albums. Her departure from the group was announced in December 18th 2016. As a lead artist, Cabello released two hit singles with Shawn Mendes ‘I Know What You Did Last Summer’ and Machine Gun Kelly’s ‘Bad Things’. In 2017, Cabello prepared for the release of her debut solo album. Camila scored features with artists such as Cashmere Cat’s ‘Love Incredible’ and Pitbull and J Balvin’s ‘Hey Ma’ scoring the artists and Camila herself a Grammy nomination. While Cabello received these achievements she scored herself a Guess deal to become an official Guess girl and to be the face of their 2017 Fall campaign. Cabello was welcomed to join the Bruno Mars 24K Magic World Tour as an Opening act. She performed a total of 20 shows. Cabello release her hit single ‘Havana’ on August 3, 2017 as a gift to her fans. Due to the success of the single, Cabello then announced in an interview ‘Havana’ is the official first official single of her debut album scrapping her old song ‘Crying In The Club’, which was originally planned as the debut single.
The hit ‘Havana’ scored 1 on Hot 100 Billboard, 1 In the UK Official charts and over 80 more 1’s on iTunes. ‘Havana” became 1 on the official worldwide charts thus making a name for her as a solo artist and giving Camila the record of holding the 1 spot the longest by a female artist in 2017. In just 11 months of a solo career, Camila had won a total of 18 awards, became a multi-platinum artist with over 50 certifications, sold over 17 million units and gained over 4 billion combined YouTube and Spotify streams all without an album out. Camila Cabello’s debut album called ‘Camila’ was released January 12th 2018 racking up a score of 76 on metacritic and over 100 1’s. ‘Camila’ debuted at 1 on Billboard 200.