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Rema Surpasses Wizkid’s Billboard Record with ‘Calm Down

Nigerian singer Divine Ikubor, aka Rema, has achieved a remarkable feat by breaking Wizkid’s record on the Billboard World Digital Song Sales chart.

His collaboration with Selena Gomez, titled ‘Calm Down,’ has secured the top spot for a staggering 18 weeks, surpassing Wizkid and Tems’ ‘Essence,’ which held the position for 17 weeks in 2020.

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Rema| Battabox.com

While ‘Calm Down’ slipped to No. 5 on the main Billboard Hot 100 chart this week, it still retains its remarkable achievement on the World Digital Song Sales chart.

Last week, the song reached an impressive No. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, making it the highest-charting and longest-running Nigerian song in the history of the chart.

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In addition to its success on the Billboard charts, ‘Calm Down’ debuted at No. 5 on the official Billboard Song of the Summer chart, marking the first-ever African song to make an appearance on the prestigious chart.

Rema| Battabox.com

His accomplishment highlights his rising prominence in the global music industry and showcases the increasing recognition of Nigerian artists on the international stage.

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With ‘Calm Down’ breaking records and reaching new heights, Rema continues to solidify his position as one of Nigeria’s most promising and talented artists.

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