Nigerian Musician, Divine Ikubor, popularly known as Rema, has entered into the Guinness World Book of Records.
The Benin-born music star achieved the feat with his global hit song ‘Calm Down’ which made history as the first No.1 Hit on the official MENA Chart (the world’s first regional streaming chart).
Guinness World Records recognized the singer for achieving the historic feat in a statement on its website recently.
According to the statement, Rema was being recognized for securing the first number 1 hit on the world’s first regional streaming chart and first-ever official chart in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).
Rema’s ‘Calm Down’ debuted at No. 1 when the MENA Chart was launched by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) .
The song topped the chart for over two months.
He now joins Femi Kuti and Wizkid as Nigerian musicians with World Guinness records.
Writing by Fany Olumoye; Editing by Annabel Nwachukwu