Camila Cabello Becomes The First Woman In Three Years To Debut At No. 1 With Her First Album

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Camila Cabello has had a pretty terrific time since leaving Fifth Harmony: “Havanna” is huge, she just released her debut album Camila, and now, that album has shifted her young solo career from great to historic. Billboard reports that Camila has made Cabello the first female artist to debut at the top of the Billboard 200 with her first album since Meghan Trainor did it with Title in 2015.

For the week ending on January 18th, Camila has earned 119,000 equivalent album units, with 65,000 of those coming from traditional album sales. Camila bumps the The Greatest Showman soundtrack down to the No. 2 spot.

Billboard also notes that at 20 years and 10 months old, Cabello is the youngest person to debut in the top spot with their first album since a 16-year-old Shawn Mendes did it in May 2015 with Handwritten. She’s also the youngest woman to do the same thing since Ariana Grande released her debut album, Yours Truly, in September 2013, when she was 20 years and two months old.

To heap on even more justified praise, Cabello also becomes one of few female performers to ever top the charts with a solo album after charting as part of a group: Others to do that include Selena Gomez (with Selena Gomez & The Scene), Gwen Stefani (No Doubt), Beyoncé and LeToya (both of Destiny’s Child), Lauryn Hill (Fugees), Patti LaBelle (Labelle), Stevie Nicks (Fleetwood Mac), Linda Ronstadt (The Stone Poneys), Diana Ross (The Supremes), and Janis Joplin (Big Brother And The Holding Company).