In their hiatus announcement , the remaining four members of Fifth Harmony stated that they were going their separate ways in order to "learn and grow creatively and really find our footing as individuals," which means that an onslaught of solo material from everyone who used to be in the band is on the way. While they are all surely hard at work on full-lengths, all five former 5H singers have already dropped songs without their bandmates, and some have even performed quite well on a number of charts in the U. They were preparing for this moment, and some already have some momentum building around their brands. Of the five former members, none have come even close to achieving what Cabello has in a short time on her own. She did give herself a head start as a solo act by departing Fifth Harmony over a year before they decided to finally call it quits, and she has certainly made great use of that time. Cabello is the only member to make it to No. Cabello also has four other Top 40 hits to her credit, including a second top five entry, and a trio of additional songs that have made it onto the Hot Aside from Cabello, Jauregui is one of just two other Fifth Harmony members to have made it onto the Hot with a song under their own name.
Reid 's label Epic Records after forming and finishing third in the second season of the American singing competition series The X Factor in Rising to prominence by social media, the group's debut extended play and their three studio albums all charted within the top ten of the Billboard in the United States. The latter achieved triple platinum certification in the United States and reached the top-ten in thirteen countries. As of December , in the United States, Fifth Harmony has sold a total of , albums, 7 million digital song downloads and earned 1. The latter four failed to progress in the "Teens" category, with Brooke failing to enter the "Young Adults" category. However they were later brought back and put together to form a five-piece girl group at The Fillmore , in Miami , Florida on July 27, thus qualifying for the "Groups" category. Judges Demi Lovato , L. Reid , Britney Spears and Simon Cowell helped form the group. Initially, the group's name was "Lylas" an acronym for Love You Like a Sister , but another group called "The Lylas" which consists of four of Bruno Mars ' sisters claimed that the show stole their name. Cowell and Reid were critical of the new name, and Cowell suggested that the group be renamed again.
The group began working on their debut EP , Better Together. It was released in , following their exit from the second season of the American televised singing competition, The X Factor. The first single released from their debut EP, Better Together , was " Miss Movin' On ", a power pop song with a synth -backed chorus written by singer Julia Michaels among other writers. Their EP was subsequently released four times with an acoustic version, a remixes EP, and two Spanish versions, one standard and one acoustic. The group's debut studio album , Reflection , saw collaborations with different sets of producers and songwriters as well as artists who previously worked on their EP. A returning composer includes Julian Bunetta who co-wrote the titular track. The previous single, " Sledgehammer ", the synthpop and electronic dance song with new wave and 's music style influences was penned by Meghan Trainor with additional writing from Jonas Seberg and Sean Douglas.
As the girls grace the cover of Billboard , we wanted to celebrate the groups' most iconic songs from their debut EP and two full-length albums. Some proved to be hits, while others bubbled under the surface -- but whether they were a smash or not, all of them hold a special place in our hearts. About time a girl group paid tribute to the Queen Diva! The borrowing of Mariah Carey's "Always Be My Baby" is as brilliant as the vocals each girl brings in this jam -- especially the escalating power notes in the chorus. The punchy bass even feels a bit like a Carey song from her heyday, making the homage even more flawless. And considering how young they were at the time, it's quite the impressive showcase.