Who are they?
Fifth Harmony is an American girl group formed on the second season of The Factor USA in July 2012. The group consists of Ally Brooke, Normani Kordei, Dinah Jane, Camila Cabello, and Lauren Jauregui. Their accomplishments to date are an EP and a full-length album. Fifth Harmony has emerged as the most successful alumni from the X Factor U.S. franchise.
Genre and vocals
Fifth Harmony is mainly a pop and R&B girl group They have described their music as having a “retro feel” to it as well. Each member has a different voice type: Lauren has a mature, smoky voice, which brings a fierce and “feisty flavor”,Camila has a unique voice that gives the group a “raw edge”, Normani has a bluesy vocal style that comes from her roots as a gospel singer, Ally has a “powerful” vocal range which has vibrant energy and Dinah has drawn comparisons to Beyoncé and Alicia Keys.
Fifth Harmony cites Mariah Carey, Whitney Houston, the Spice Girls and Destiny’s Child as their main influences. Fifth Harmony also cites solo artists Beyoncé, Alicia Keys, Christina Aguilera, Selena, Celia Cruz, Alejandro Fernandez, and Leona Lewis as sources of musical inspiration.
Just after their exit from The X Factor, they released their debut single “Miss Movin’ On.” Their debut EP, Better Together, was released in 2013.The group released their debut studio album, Reflection in February 2015.
What’s more, in 2014, they won the Artist to Watch award at the MTV Video Music Awards.