Rema’s ‘Calm Down’ becomes first song to spend one year on US Billboard chart
Divine Ikubor, better known as Rema, a Nigerian singer, has made history with his collaboration with Selena Gomez on the song "Calm Down," which spent an entire year at the top of the Billboard US Afrobeats Songs chart.
This was revealed on Monday by American data collection company Chart Data.
On the Billboard US Afrobeats Songs chart, the song remained at the top for 52 weeks.
On the Billboard Hot 100 main chart, it peaked at number three, and it also peaked at number one on the Canadian Top Songs chart.
The Daily Post cites Rema's "Calm Down" as the first No. 1 hit on The Official MENA Chart, the world's first regional streaming chart, which made it into the Guinness Book of World Records.
On November 29, 2022, the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) introduced the MENA Chart, with "Calm Down" debuting at No. 1.
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