Nigerian superstar Rema has achieved another giant stride as he enters the Guinness Book of Records.
Since the release of his hit single ‘Calm Down’, Rema has achieved huge international success. The hit remix with Selena Gomez rocketed him to global status where he appeared in multiple charts across the world.
Rema has entered the Guinness Book Records as the first artist to top the inaugural Middle Eastern and North Africa (MENA) with his 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.
Calm Down’ remix has received multiple plaques across Europe. It has received 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.
In Nigeria, ‘Calm Down’ has become the most viewed Afrobeats song on YouTube while surpassing 2 billion streams across all platforms.