Camila Cabello's First Solo Album 'Camila' Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard 200 Chart

Camila Cabello is the first woman in three years to hit No. 1 with her debut album.

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The numbers are in. Camila Cabello debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart this week as her first solo album Camila moved 119,000 equivalent album units. 65,000 of that total were traditional album sales.

Cabello is the first female artist to hit No. 1 with her debut album since Meghan Trainor's Title entered the charts at the top position on January 31, 2015. At 20 years old, Cabello is also the youngest artist to debut at No. 1 with their first fill-length album since Shawn Mendes debuted at No. 1 with Handwritten in 2015.

The former Fifth Harmony singer expressed her excitement on Twitter Sunday afternoon with an all-caps tweet that exclaimed, "I'M CRYING ON THE STREET."

MY ALBUM IS NUMBER 1 ON BILLBOARD HOT 200!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭 IM CRYING ON THE STREET

— camila (@Camila_Cabello) January 21, 2018

In a recent interview with The New York Times, Cabello explained that she originally wanted to continue working with Fifth Harmony while making songs as a solo artist, but she gave up on that plan when it caused tension in the group. She said, "It became clear that it was not possible to do solo stuff and be in the group at the same time." Cabello added, "I was just curious and I wanted to learn and I saw all these people around me making music, writing songs, and being so free. I just wanted to do that and it did not work."

Cabello recently looked back at her inspiring path to success in the music video for Camila single "Never Be The Same." You can watch that below.

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