The success of Rema and Selena Gomez’s collaborative track, “Calm Down” remix, on the Billboard Hot 100 chart is a significant milestone that has put African music in the spotlight. It has reached a new peak at #5, making it the highest peak for an African song on the chart to date.
This achievement is a remarkable feat for Rema, who has been making waves in the music industry since his debut in 2019.
The track, which was released in 2022, has received widespread praise from fans and critics alike for its catchy melody and meaningful lyrics. Selena Gomez’s vocals on the remix also add a unique flavor to the song, making it a standout hit.
Rema, whose real name is Divine Ikubor, is a Nigerian singer, rapper, and songwriter. His unique sound and style have made him a sensation in the music industry. He has been recognized by many industry heavyweights for his talent and has won several awards in Nigeria and beyond.
In addition to Rema and Selena Gomez’s success on the Billboard Hot 100, Libianca, a Nigerian-American singer, songwriter, and actress, has also made waves on the chart. Her song “People” has topped at #91, further showcasing the growing popularity of African music around the world.
By Olusanya Akinrinola