Rema’s “Calm Down” remix with Selena Gomez has garnered over 700 million views on YouTube. It is on track to become the first Nigerian music video to reach 1 billion views.
The song has achieved global success, topping charts in multiple countries and setting record-breaking streaming numbers. It also won the maiden Afrobeats category at the 2023 MTV EMAs.
The original song and remix together have surpassed 1 billion views on YouTube, but the Selena Gomez-featured version is gaining momentum and could soon become the first Nigerian music video to reach this milestone.
The song’s success is a testament to the growing popularity of Afrobeats around the world.