The Mavin/Jonzing World signee now holds the record for the highest charting song on the Billboard Hot 100 for a Nigerian act.
Nigerian ace singer, songwriter, and performer, Divine Ikubor, popularly known as Rema, has broken a Billboard Hot 100 record that was set by Afrobeats superstar Wizkid.
Starboy frontline act and owner, Wizkid, formerly held the record for the highest charting Nigerian song on the Billboard Hot 100 after his smash tune ‘Essence,’ which featured ace Nigerian songstress Tems and Canadian popstar Justin Bieber, peaked at the No. 9 position on the chart.
In an update of events, the official billboard chart Twitter account announced on March 21st, 2023, that the 22-year-old Rema had broken Wizkid’s record in a chart dated for March 25th, 2023.
The singer’s global hit ‘Calm Down,” which features Selena Gomez, peaked at the No. 8 position, making it the highest charting Nigerian song on the Billboard Hot 100 chart so far. Congratulations Remy Boy!
The #Hot100 top 10 (chart dated March 25, 2023)
— billboard charts (@billboardcharts) March 21, 2023