Rema’s ‘Calm Down Remix’ continues to elevate the musician’s global profile as it secures the first-ever Best Afrobeats award at the 2023 MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs).
The VMAs ceremony unfolded on Tuesday at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, honoring outstanding musical talents who have made a significant impact on the international stage.
The chart-topping track, ‘Calm Down,’ featuring American singer Selena Gomez, had already garnered significant attention by receiving nominations in three categories: Best Collaboration, Song of the Year, and the inaugural Best Afrobeats category.
In the newly established Best Afrobeats category, this dynamic duo etched their names into history by emerging as the first-ever winners.Their track ‘Calm Down,’ initially released on August 25, 2022, garnered widespread recognition for its innovative blend of Afrobeats and pop elements.
Their track ‘Calm Down,’ initially released on August 25, 2022, garnered widespread recognition for its innovative blend of Afrobeats and pop elements.
Remarkably, the remix of this song achieved unprecedented success by becoming the first-ever track to maintain a position on the Billboard US Afrobeats Songs chart for a full year.
Furthermore, it attained the prestigious distinction of being the inaugural No.1 Hit on The Official MENA Chart.
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