Nigerian singer, Rema has earned his first entry into the Billboard Hot 100 with his “Calm Down” remix featuring American singer, Selena Gomez.
The ‘Calm Down’ remix debuted at number 91 on the list on September 17th, 2022, following a decent streaming run in America, which was aided significantly by Selena Gomez’s appearance on the single.
The choice of Selena Gomez for the remix was clearly influenced by a desire to target American audiences.
Selena Gomez is a tremendous Pop star by any standard. She has 341 million Instagram followers, 66 million Twitter followers, and 38 million monthly Spotify listeners, with four tracks ascribed to her hitting the 1 billion streams milestone on Spotify.
Her inclusion on the remix provided the necessary push to get the song on the Billboard Hot 100, and the aim was completed for all parties involved. They will also be hoping that the single does well in the charts.