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.