Rema’s ‘Calm Down’ Reaches New Peak On UK Singles Chart

New week, New Record. Many Music enthusiasts will say “Calm Down” by Rema isn’t really “calming down.” Rema’s ascent to global fame can be traced to the fast ascent of his most successful single up the UK singles charts, from breaking into the top 10 to landing in the top 3.

Rema'S 'Calm Down' Reaches New Peak On Uk Singles Chart, Yours Truly, News, February 28, 2024

This undoubtedly demonstrates the global popularity of Afrobeat and the brilliant way its “Frontmen” is flying the flag. Again, it’s Davido one day, Burna or Wiz the next, but this time it’s the Rave Lord Rema’s. The Mavin Prince, who had previously surpassed compatriot Wizkid and South Africa’s Masekela record on the chart, is in a league by himself and is Africa’s top charting artist of all time in the Billboard Hot 100 rankings.

Rema'S 'Calm Down' Reaches New Peak On Uk Singles Chart, Yours Truly, News, February 28, 2024

The biggest Afrobeats export in history, Rema’s ‘Calm Down’ has achieved enormous international success since its debut and topped charts on several continents. Rema’s “Calm Down” sets a new peak of No. 3 on the most recent edition of the UK Official Singles Chart (02 June 2023 – 08 June 2023), moving up two spots from its NO. 5 position the previous week. The song peaked at No. 4 and spent 40 weeks on the charts. ‘People’ by Libianca, in its 22nd week on the chart, falls four spots to No. 28. “Rush” by Ayra Starr, currently in its 19th week, dips two places to No. 43.

Victony’s “Soweto” remix with Rema & Don Toliver drops to No. 2 on the Official Afrobeats Chart Top 20, while Davido’s “Unavailable” feat. Musa Keys climbs to No. 1. Rema’s “Charm” dips to No. 4, Asake’s “Amapiano” feat. Olamide debuts at No. 3, and Adekunle Gold’s “Party No Dey Stop” feat. Zinoleesky moves to No. 6. The songs “Feel” by Davido, “2:30” by Asake, and “Stamina” by Tiwa Savage featuring Young Jonn & Ayra Starr drop two spots to Nos. 7, 8, and 9, respectively.

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