Shawn Mendes entitled “I Know What You Did Last Summer.” The song reached number twenty in the United States and number eighteen in Canada and was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). In 2016, she released a second single with American rapper Machine Gun Kelly titled “Bad Things,” which peaked at No. 4 on the US Billboard Hot 100.
In 2017, she released the single titled “Havana”, this being the title track of her debut album Camila de ella. It managed to position itself in the first position of the Billboard Hot 100 in the United States, and in several countries including Canada, Australia and the United Kingdom.In addition to positioning itself in the top 10 in numerous countries, the single was certified gold and platinum in fourteen countries.
In January 2018, Cabello released her debut album Camila, which debuted at number 1 in Canada and on the Billboard 200 in the United States.
Andrew Bazzi known simply as Bazzi, is a Lebanese and American singer and songwriter. His song “Mine,” released in October 2017, gained popularity in early 2018 when he became an internet phenomenon through the use of a Snapchat lens filter with the song. As of March 2018, it peaked at No. 11 on the Billboard Hot 100 and has appeared on many other international charts.
Janelle Monáe Robinson is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, actress, record producer, and model. Monáe is signed to Atlantic Records, as well as to her own imprint, the Wondaland Arts Society. Monáe has received eight Grammy Award nominations. Monáe won an MTV Video Music Award and the ASCAP Vanguard Award in 2010. Monáe was also honored with the Billboard Women in Music Rising Star Award in 2015 and the Trailblazer of the Year Award in 2018. In 2012, Monáe became a CoverGirl spokesperson. Boston City Council named October 16, 2013 “Janelle Monáe Day” in the city of Boston, Massachusetts, in recognition of her artistry and social leadership.
Monáe’s musical career began in 2003 upon releasing a demo album titled The Audition. In 2007, Monáe publicly debuted with a conceptual EP titled Metropolis: Suite I (The Chase). It peaked at number two on the US Top Heatseekers chart, and in 2010, through Bad Boy Records, Monáe released a first full-length studio album, The ArchAndroid, a concept album and sequel to her first EP. In 2011, Monáe was featured as a guest vocalist on fun.’s single “We Are Young”, which achieved major commercial success, topping the charts of more than ten countries and garnering Monáe a wider audience. Monáe’s second studio album, The Electric Lady, was released in 2013 and debuted at number five on the Billboard 200, serving as the fourth and fifth installments of the seven-part Metropolis concept series.
In 2016, Monáe made her theatrical film debut in two high-profile productions; Monáe starred in Hidden Figures as NASA mathematician and aerospace engineer Mary Jackson, and also starred in Moonlight. Hidden Figures was a box office success, while Moonlight won the Academy Award for Best Picture at the 89th annual ceremony. Monáe’s third studio album, Dirty Computer, also described as a concept album, was released in 2018 to widespread critical acclaim; it was chosen as the best album of the year by several publications and earned Monáe two nominations at the 61st Annual Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year. The album debuted at number six on the Billboard 200 and was further promoted by Monáe’s Dirty Computer Tour, which lasted from June to August 2018.