Camila Cabello’s ‘Havana’ Logs Longest No. 1 Single on Pop Charts by a Lead Female in Five Years
Camila Cabello has been doing just fine after leaving Fifth Harmony. Don't believe us? Just take a look at the current charts. The ex 5H member's hit single, "Havana," featuring Young Thug, has been sittin' pretty on the top of Billboard's pop songs chart for seven weeks now, which marks the first time a solo female artist has secured the No. 1 spot for that many consecutive weeks in nearly five years.
The last woman to do it? You may have guessed it: Taylor Swift. Tay Tay's "I Knew You Were Trouble" sat on top of the pop songs chart for seven straight weeks, debuting on February 2, 2018.
Before that, Rihanna reigned supreme for eight weeks with her hit Calvin Harris collaboration, "We Found Love," back in 2011-12. Can Camila beat that record? We'll find out next week! In the meantime, revisit "Havana" below:
Cabello recently chatted with Rolling Stone about leaving Fifth Harmony back in 2016, although she skillfully skirted the reason for her departure. She's gearing up to release her debut solo album, Camila, on January 12, 2018.
Fifth Harmony first made its debut back in 2012. Assembled by judges including Simon Cowell on the now defunct U.S. version of The X Factor, the all-girl group has had its fair share of successes and continues to perform and make music as a foursome after Cabello's departure.