Karla Camila Cabello Estrabao (English:
/kə'mi'lə kəˈbeɪoʊ/, Spanish:
[ka'mila ka'beʎo]; born March 3, 1997)
 is a
Cuban-American singer and songwriter. She rose to fame as a member of the girl group
Fifth Harmony, formed during the
second season of
The X Factor in 2012. Thereafter, the group was signed to a joint record deal with
Syco Music and
Epic Records and released one extended play and two studio albums.
Cabello began to establish herself as a solo artist with the release of several collaborations, including "
Bad Things" with
Machine Gun Kelly, which entered at number four on the US
Billboard Hot 100. After leaving Fifth Harmony in December 2016, she released the solo single "
Crying in the Club" to a modest performance. Refocusing her sound to
Latin-influenced music, her eponymous debut studio album
Camila (2018) debuted at number one on the US
 supported by its lead single "
Havana", which reached number one in a number of countries including the UK and the US.