Lea Michele’s (Rachel) debut single, “Cannonball,” was released at midnight on December 10, and the Glee star’s first solo musical effort is already a huge success, both in the U.S. and internationally!

By 9:30am PT, “Cannonball” was already at #14 on the charts in the U.S. The Glee star posted a screengrab of her spot, writing, “LETS GET #CANNONBALL TO #1 TODAY!!! #CANNONBALLTO#1

According to fans across the world (via Twitter), “Cannonball” has already snagged a top spot on the iTunes charts internationally. They say it’s #1 in Sweden, #1 in Brazil and #4 in Italy.



Lea’s  been tweeting enthusiastically (and in all caps) the entire morning. Sidenote: Kanye West would be proud. Just before 10amPT, she wrote:

Congrats to Lea on the early success of her single on iTunes. Now... how long do we think til “Cannonball” reaches #1 on the U.S. iTunes charts, as well?

Source: Lea Michele on Twitter



Beth Douglass is an Associate Editor at Wetpaint Entertainment. She's our resident Glee expert and loves celebrity kids. Follow her on Twitter and Google+!