No Ordinary Girl is the debut studio album by American singer and songwriter Alysha. It was released on November 9, 2010 through Columbia Records. Alysha began working on the album in May 2010, after she was signed to Columbia Records in April that same year, when she was fiftheen. The majority of the record was composed by her, also worked with a variety of established producers and writerson the album including, Greg Kurstin, Ben Roulston, The-Dream, Rami Yacoub, and Rob Lewis. Its music incorporates pop, dance-pop, eletronic rock and R&B, and with strong elements of synthpop, and bubblegum pop. Lyrically, the album explores themes in coming of age situations, romantic relationships, and haven fun.

Upon its release, No Ordinary Girl received generally mixed reviews from music critics, who complimented its production. It debuted at number five on the U.S Billboard 200 chart. In its third week of release, reached number on the chart with week sales of 212,000 copies units, which became its peak position. It also charted at top five in numerous international markets, including Canada and the United Kingdom. At the end of 2011, the album ranked at position two on Billboard's year end chart, selling 2.1 million copies that year and according to the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI), the album was the second global best-selling album of 2012 with sales of 6.2 million copies. At 54th Annual Grammy Awards, Alysha won a Grammy Award for Best New Artist, also receive nomitation for Best Pop Vocal. In 2016, the album was certified four times platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for sales of over 4 million copies, and has logged at top 100 on the Billboard Top 200 chart as of early 2016. The album has sold over 10 million copies worldwide as of June 2017.

Four singles were released from the album: The album lead single, "All the Girls Wants", reaching number one in twelve countries. It reached number one on the US Billboard Hot 100 and stayed at the top for eight consecutive weeks, becoming Alysha youngest female artist to reached number one since Little Peggy March's I Will Follow Him in 1963. The song sold 11.3 million digital copies worldwide between 2011 and 2012. "Needed Love", and "Call Me Impossible" impacted radio as the album's second and third, topping the top ten charts in several countries worldwide, including United States. The album's fourth and final, "Try", achieved moderate success. All the singles from the album been certified platinum by RIAA. Alysha supported the album with promotional appearances in several live and televised appearances, performing the singles.

Track listingEdit

 Standard edition

  1. "All the Girls Wants" – 3:32
  2. "The One" – 3:26
  3. "Needed Love" (feauturing Iyaz) – 3:32
  4. "Sample Base" –  3:17
  5. "No Ordinary Girl" – 3:22
  6. "Gypsy Woman"  – 3:16
  7. "There's Still Time" – 3:22
  8. "Call Me Impossible" – 3:02
  9. "I Never Knew" – 3:10
  10. "Try" – 3:17
  11. "Come Fly with Me" – 3:11

International deluxe edition/Target exclusive track

  1. "I'm Gone" – 2:53
  2. "Always" – 4:17

 US deluxe edition

  1. "This Moment" – 3:06
  2. "Oh My God" (feauturing Missy Elliot) – 3:38
  3. "Soldiers For Myself" – 3:34

 Europe and japanese deluxe edition bonus tracks

  1. "Like A Star" – 3:25
  2. "Call Me Impossible" (Danja Remix)" (feauturing Missy Elliot) – 4:05
  3. "Soldiers For Myself" – 3:37


1. "All the Girls Wants

Released: September 20, 2010

2. "Needed Love"

Released: January 17, 2011

3. "Call Me Impossible"

Released: April 5, 2011

4. "Try"

Released: September 26, 2011


Weekly charts

Chart (2011–13)


Australian Albums Chart 3
Austrian Albums Chart 3
Belgian Albums Chart (Flanders) 4
Belgian Albums Chart (Wallonia) 5
Canadian Albums Chart 1
Croatian Albums Chart 4
Czech Albums Chart 7
Danish Albums Chart 5
Dutch Albums Chart 4
Finnish Albums Chart 11
French Albums Chart 3
German Albums Chart 2
Greek Albums Chart 5
Hungarian Albums Chart 9
Irish Albums Chart 4
Italian Albums Chart 3
Japanese Albums Chart 2
Mexican Albums Chart 3
New Zealand Albums Chart 3
Norwegian Albums Chart 4
Polish Music Charts 3
Portuguese Albums Chart 3
Scottish Albums Chart 27
Spanish Albums Chart 9
Swedish Albums Chart 14
Swiss Albums Chart 8
Taiwanese Albums Chart 2
UK Albums Chart 2
US Billboard 200 1

Year-end charts

Chart (2010)


Australian Albums Chart 51
Canadian Albums Chart 47
Japanese Albums Chart 39
UK Albums Chart 88
US Billboard 200 70

Chart (2011)


Australian Albums Chart 9
Austrian Albums Chart 32
Belgian Albums Chart (Flanders) 21
Belgian Albums Chart (Wallonia) 13
Canadian Albums Chart 23
Finnish Albums Chart 32
French Albums Chart 10
German Albums Chart 23
Irish Albums Chart 32
Italian Albums Chart 11
Japanese Albums Chart 5
Mexican Albums Chart 29
New Zealand Albums Chart 28
Norwegian Albums Chart 41
Polish Music Charts 22
Portuguese Albums Chart 29
Russian Music Charts 89
Spanish Albums Chart 23
Swedish Albums Chart 22
Swiss Albums Chart 32
UK Albums Chart 9
US Billboard 200 3

Chart (2012)


Australian Albums Chart 38
Canadian Albums Chart 39
French Albums Chart 43
German Albums Chart 38
Italian Albums Chart 59
Japanese Albums Chart 20
UK Albums Chart 34
US Billboard 200 27

Chart (2013)


Japanese Albums Chart 88
US Billboard 200 87

Chart (2014)


Japanese Albums Chart 98
US Billboard 200 31

Chart (2015)


Japanese Albums Chart 98
US Billboard 200 31

Chart (2016)


US Billboard 200 137


Country Certification Sales/shipments
Australia (ARIA) 3× Platinum 240,000^
Austria (IFPI) Platinum 20,000^
Belgium (BEA) Platinum 20,000^
Brazil (ABPD) Platinum 80,000^
Canada (MC) 4× Platinum 380,000^
Denmark (IFPI Denmark) Platinum 20,000^
France (SNEP) 2× Platinum 280,000^
Germany (BVMI) 3× Gold 330,000^
Ireland (IRMA) 2× Platinum 40,000^
Italy (FIMI) 2× Platinum 100,000^
Mexico (AMPROFON) 2× Platinum 120,000^
Japan (RIAJ) Million 1,000,000^
New Zealand (RIAMZ) 2× Platinum 30,000^
Norway (IFPI Norway) Platinum 40,000^
Philippines (PARI) 5× Platinum 75,000^
Poland (ZPAV) Platinum 30,000^
Portugal (AFP) Platinum 20,000^
Spain (PROMUSICAE) 2× Platinum 80,000^
Sweden (GLF) Platinum 40,000^
Switzerland (IFPI Switzerland) 3× Platinum 60,000^
United Kingdom (BPI) 4× Platinum 1,200,000^
United States (RIAA) 3× Platinum 3,889,000^

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