Nigerian Afrobeat artist, Rema has raised the African record and extended his record-breaking streak on the Billboard Hot 100 to two weeks.

Unquestionably one of the most popular songs in the world, “Calm Down” by Rema has made significant waves in America, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. The blockbuster single presently retains the record of the highest-charting African song on the Billboard Top 100.

Rema’s “Calm Down” remix with Selena Gomez maintains its position at No. 8 during the chart week ending on April 8, 2023. As a result, the song’s record as the highest-charting African song on the chart is extended.

Billboard U.S. Afrobeats Songs

Rema’s “Calm Down” enters its 54th week on the chart and extends his record run at No. 1 to 31 weeks.

Libianca’s “People” continues at No. 2, Tems‘ “Free Mind” stays at No. 3, and Wizkid’s “Essence” rises to No. 4.

Burna Boy’s ‘Last Last‘ remains at NO. 5, Ayra Starr’s ‘Rush‘ drops to NO. 6, CKay’s ‘Love Nwantiti‘ stays at NO. 7, and Fireboy’s ‘Peru‘ retains the NO. 8 spot.

Victony’s ‘Soweto‘ leaps to its peak position of NO. 9 courtesy of a new remix with Rema and Don Toliver. Oxlade’s ‘Ku Lo Sa‘ stays at NO. 10.

Odumodu Blvck’s ‘Declan Rice‘ debuts at NO. 27 while Joeboy’s ‘Body & Soul‘ re-renters at NO. 49.