It is no doubt that Afrobeats currently enjoys world wide recognition as vibrant talents like Rema continues to elevate the genre to a larger international audience with his global smash hit ‘Calm Down’ becoming of the biggest Afrobeats cross-over songs in history.
On April 5, 2023, Rema performed his hit singles ‘Calm Down’ and ‘Holiday’ on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.
‘Holiday’ was recently released kicking off Rema’s 2023 career on a strong noteZ
The award-winning sensation has been on an ascension in 2023 as he joined Burna Boy, Rema, and Tems as the headliners for the Afrobeats-themed NBA All-star game.
Rema’s ‘Calm Down’ has enjoyed impressive success in the United States where it has sold over a million copies which earned it an RIAA Platinum plaque. The single also reached a peak position of NO. 8 on the Billboard Hot 100 which makes it the highest-charting African song in Billboard history.
The single has also enjoyed huge commercial acclaim as it’s now the most-watched Nigerian music video on YouTube while also surpassing over a billion streams across all platforms.
With his performance at The Tonight Show, Rema joins Asake as the artists who have performed at prime-time show in 2023.