‘Calm Down’, the hit single by Divine Ikubor, the Nigerian singer better known as Rema, has gone platinum in the United Kingdom.
Platinum is the certification awarded to an album or a song that has sold more than 1 million copies.
In a tweet on Friday, Chart Data disclosed that ‘Calm Down’ is now eligible for platinum certification.
“@heisrema’s ‘Calm Down’ is now certified platinum in the UK,” the post reads.
.@heisrema's "Calm Down" is now certified Platinum in the UK.
— chart data (@chartdata) March 3, 2023
‘Calm Down’ was released in February 2022 as a single off ‘Rave and Roses’, Rema’s debut album.
The singer later partnered with Selena Gomez, the US songstress, for the remix of the hit track in August of the same year.
In November 2022, the song soared up to the top 5 of Billboard 200.
With over 393 million views, the visuals of the song became the most-viewed Nigerian music video on YouTube.
The video of the remix has raked in over 325 million views on YouTube — as of March 3, 2023.
‘Calm Down’ was also among the songs that featured on Barack Obama, the former US president’s favourite music of 2022.
The singer has also won several awards and recognition since he became popular.
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