Rema’s ‘Calm Down’ Sets New Record-Breaking Success on Billboard’s Pop Song Airplay Chart
Popular Nigerian singer Rema’s hit song ‘Calm Down’ continues to make waves on the global music stage, setting remarkable records on the esteemed US Billboard Charts.
In an extraordinary milestone, ‘Calm Down’ has made history as the first collaboration to remain on the Pop Song Airplay Chart for a consecutive year, according to a report by music chart platform Chart Data.
Having spent 52 weeks on the Pop Song Airplay Chart, the Rema & Selena Gomez duet has secured an unprecedented position in the chart’s annals, solidifying its international impact.
Earlier, the track achieved a groundbreaking feat by becoming the first African song to claim the top spot on the Pop Songs Chart, highlighting its immense popularity within the United States.
Additionally, the track reached an impressive No. 3 on the US Billboard Hot 100, marking a significant achievement for African music in the 21st century, and maintained a remarkable 52-week presence on the chart, an unparalleled accomplishment for an African song.
Reflecting his remarkable success, Rema has received six nominations at the 2023 Billboard Music Awards, including recognition for Top Afrobeats Artist, Top Radio Song, Top Collaboration, and Top Billboard Global 200 Song.
Amidst his growing prominence in the United States, Rema recently unveiled a new 5-track EP titled ‘RAVAGE,’ showcasing his elevated status and solidifying his claim to the throne in the Afrobeats genre.