Camila Cabello is mainly a pop and R&B singer, influenced by Latin music. She incorporated elements of reggaeton, hip hop and dancehall in her first album. Growing up, Cabello listened to artists such as Alejandro Fernández and Celia Cruz. For her first record she took inspiration from contemporary Latin artists such as Calle 13 and J Balvin, and from the songwriting of Ed Sheeran and Taylor Swift. She has also cited Michael Jackson, Rihanna and Shakira as influences.