Rema Extends His Stay On Billboard Charts

Nigerian singers continue to leave their imprint on the global charts as Afrobeats quickly overtakes other music genres as the most popular worldwide. After climbing to No. 8 last week, Selena Gomez’s remix of “Calm Down” became the highest-charting African single on the Billboard Hot 100. The song broke Wizkid’s “Essence” featuring Tems and Justin Bieber’s previous record.

Rema’s “Calm Down” maintains its top spot as it enters its 53rd week on the Billboard US Afrobeats Chart and extends its record to thirty weeks. Since its debut, “Calm Down” has achieved enormous success on a global scale. Now, it has over a billion streams across all platforms and is the most-watched Afrobeats music video on YouTube. The worldwide success has also received platinum awards in the US, UK, France, and other European nations.

Some renowned African artists are also present with Rema on the charts. Libianca’s “People” is still at NO as it enters its sixteenth week on the chart. 2. Tems’ song “Free Mind” remains at No. 3, Ayra Starr’s song “Rush” stays at No. 4, and Burna Boy’s song “Final Last” climbs to No. 5. Wizkid’s “Essence” falls to position 6, CKay’s “Love Nwantiti” stays at position 7, Fireboy’s “Peru” stays at position 9, Adekunle Gold’s “PNDS” debuted at position 9, and Oxlade’s “Ku Lo Sa” falls to position 10.

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