Rema Becomes 1st African To Perform At Ballon d’Or Ceremony

Nigerian afrobeats star, Rema, has made history as the first African artiste to perform at the Ballon d’Or ceremony. The 23-year-old performed at the 2023 Ballon d’Or ceremony in Paris, France, on Monday night, October 30, 2023.

Rema’s performance was a highlight of the evening, with the singer electrifying the crowd with his energetic performance of his hit song “Calm Down”.

Remarkably, Rema’s performance at the Ballon d’Or is a significant milestone for Afrobeats, showcasing its global appeal and influence. It is a sign that African music is breaking down barriers and reaching new audiences around the globe.

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