Rema‘s ‘calm down remix’ has continue to put musician’s name on international recognition as it won first-ever best afrobeats at the 2023 MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs).
The VMAs event took place on Tuesday at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, celebrating the exceptional musical talents that have graced the global stage.
The hit song, ‘Calm down‘ featuring American singer, Selena Gomez, had already made waves by earning three nominations in the categories of Best Collaboration, Song of the Year, and Best Afrobeats.
However, it was in the Best Afrobeats category that this remarkable duo left an indelible mark, making history as the inaugural winners in this newly established category.
The track ‘Calm Down,’ which was originally released on August 25, 2022, garnered attention for its unique fusion of Afrobeats and pop elements.
Notably, the remix of the song achieved incredible success, becoming the first-ever track to maintain a position on the Billboard US Afrobeats Songs chart for an entire year.
Additionally, it secured the coveted spot of being the First No.1 Hit on The Official MENA Chart.
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