Nigerian singer, Rema’s ‘Calm Down’ Now Certified Platinum In UK
In a post on Friday, 3rd February 2023, music news platform, Chart Data revealed that Rema’s international smash hit ‘Calm Down’ was now eligible for platinum certification in the United Kingdom.
Released on February 11, 2022, as one of the lead singles off the singer’s debut album ‘Rave & Roses,’ the single went on to become a domestic hit before capturing listeners internationally.
The single has enjoyed huge digital success as it has accumulated over a billion streams across all platforms. It also holds the record for the most viewed Afrobeats music video on YouTube.
Meanwhile, the hit single later get a SelenaGomez remix which rocketed it to international fame.
‘Calm Down’ has now surpassed over 600,000 units in sale in the United Kingdom thus making it eligible for a British Phonographic Industry platinum plaque. It has already earned an RIAA platinum plaque for surpassing a million in units in sale in the US.
The single is Rema’s first platinum single in the UK and he joins CKay, Wizkid, and Burna Boy as lead artists with BPI platinum plaques.
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