At 355m, Rema’s ‘Calm Down’ is most-viewed Nigerian music video on YouTube
The visuals for ‘Calm
Down’ by Rema, has become the most viewed Nigerian music video on YouTube
with over 355 million views.
The single was released in February 2022 — a month before Rema’s debut album
‘Rave and Roses’.
In eleven months, the music video has been watched more than
355 million times to become the most-viewed Nigerian music video on YouTube.
The music video for ‘Calm Down’ by @heisrema is now officially the most viewed Nigerian music video on YouTube. It surpassed ‘Love Nwantintin Remix’ by CKay ft. Joeboy & Kuami Eugene just minutes ago. pic.twitter.com/A4NEuVcJqR
— TurnTable Charts (@TurntableCharts) January 29, 2023
It has also surpassed the record set by Ckay’s ‘Love
Watch the music video for ‘Calm Down’ below:
Last August, the Edo-born singer put out the remix of the
hit single, featuring Selena Gomez, the US songstress.
The video of the remix is also believed to have garnered
over 260 million views and about 4 million likes on the streaming platform.
Rema, whose real name is Divine Ikubor, has been enjoying
massive reception from music lovers since he came into the limelight.
The singer has also won several awards and recognition since
he became popular.
In 2019, he won the ‘Next Rated’ gong and was nominated for
Viewer’s Choice at the 13th edition of The Headies.
He received the Soundcity MVP Awards for ‘Best New Artist’
Rema was also nominated alongside Burna Boy and Wizkid in
the ‘Best Viewers Choice: International Act’ category at the 2020 BET Awards.
‘Calm Down’ was among the songs that featured on Barack
Obama, the former US president’s favourite music of 2022.