The Mavins Records signee’s received yet another recognition for his music as one of his international hit singles, ‘Calm Down’ was made eligible for platinum certification. In a post shared on Friday, 3rd February 2023 by music news platform Chart Data, it revealed that Rema’s smashing hit ‘Calm Down’ was now eligible for platinum certification in the United Kingdom.
.@heisrema‘s “Calm Down” is now certified Platinum in the UK.
— chart data (@chartdata) March 3, 2023
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 crossing international borders. At the moment, Calm Down has over 396,625,233 million views on YouTube and is currently No. 31 on the global top music video playlist.
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 Selena Gomez 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.
Rema’s Calm Down Hit Single Certified Platinum In the UK