Rema's 'Calm Down' Breaks Barriers: 700 Million Views Achieved, Journeying Towards 1 Billion on YouTube
“Calm Down,” featuring Selena Gomez, by Rema is getting closer to one billion views. “Calm Down” has become the most popular Afrobeats song worldwide, reaching the top of charts in numerous countries and breaking records for the amount of times it has been streamed.
The “Calm Down” music video featuring Selena Gomez has amassed 700 million views, which is another incredible achievement.
Selena Gomez-assisted version still aims to become the first Nigerian music video to achieve this remarkable feat.
The main track from Rema’s debut album “Calm Down,” which was released in February 2022, has experienced unheard-of popularity in Africa and beyond.
Rema set a Guinness world record for this track, which also led charts in the Middle East, India, and North Africa.
The song charted in several European nations and peaked at number three in Nigeria on the UK Singles Chart and the Billboard Hot 100.
“Calm Down” triumphed in the inaugural Afrobeats category at the 2023 MTV EMAs, defeating rival acts such as Davido, Burna Boy, and Asake.
With Afrobeats’ global expansion, Rema’s song “Calm Down” has emerged as the continent’s most popular export, bringing him prominence on a global scale and solidifying his status as Afrobeats’ largest talent to date.