‘Calm Down’, a hit track by Rema, the Afrobeats star, has achieved a milestone on Billboard’s Hot 100.


In a tweet on Monday, Billboard disclosed that ‘Calm Down’ has climbed a step further to the number 5 spot on the chart.

The song has been on the chart for over 32 weeks.

Last month, the song made history as the highest-charting Afrobeats song on the chart after moving from the 7th to the 6th spot.


‘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.

‘Calm Down’ went platinum in the UK on March 3.

On April 11, the song became the second longest-charting no 1 African song in India.


With over 454 million views — as of May 9 — the visuals of the song is the most-viewed Nigerian music video on YouTube.

‘Calm Down’ is set to also surpass over 2 billion views across all streaming platforms.

It was among the songs that featured on Barack Obama, the former US president’s favourite music of 2022.

Rema, whose real name is Divine Ikubor, has been enjoying massive reception from music lovers since he came into the limelight.


The singer has also won several awards and recognition.

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