Nigerian superstar Rema has reached another giant achievement as he enters the Guinness Book of Records thanks to his global hit single “Calm Down”.
He enters the Guinness Book Records as the first artist to top the inaugural Middle Eastern and North Africa (MENA) with the single ‘Calm Down’.
The single was released in February 2022 ahead of Rema’s debut album “Raves & Roses” and has become one of the biggest Afrobeats exports in history.
Earlier in 2023, the single topped the Indian Music Industry Chart. It has also set a new record as the highest charting African song on the Billboard Hot 100 with a number 6 entry.
The ‘Calm Down’ remix has received multiple plaques across Europe, including a Diamond plaque in France and plaques in Italy, Germany, Switzerland, and Spain.
It has also earned platinum plaques in the US and the UK. Back in Nigeria, ‘Calm Down’ has become the most viewed Afrobeats song on YouTube and has surpassed 2 billion streams across all platforms.
Rema’s achievements have truly cemented his status as an international music superstar.
In Nigeria, ‘Calm Down’ has become the most viewed Afrobeats song on YouTube while surpassing 2 billion streams across all platforms.