Rema’s ‘Calm Down’ Remix takes the crown as No. 1 Afrobeats Song of All Time.



Spotify, the global streaming giant, has recently listed the crème de la crème of Afrobeats Rema and Selena Gomez’s ‘Calm Down’ takes top spot.

In a recent release, Spotify unveiled its prestigious list of the Top 10 Afrobeats songs of all time, which was meticulously curated based on the staggering number of streams on their platform.

And at the pinnacle of this esteemed ranking sits Rema and Selena Gomez, who joined forces to create a remix that effortlessly captures the essence of Afrobeats, transcending borders and captivating listeners globally.

Hot on their heels is CKay’s addictive anthem ‘Love Nwantiti (Ah Ah Ah),’ which secures the second spot with its infectious energy and undeniable appeal. This track is a true sonic gem that will have you grooving in no time.

Settling comfortably at No. 3 is CKay once again, this time accompanied by the sensational DJ Yo! and AX’EL in the remix of ‘Love Nwantiti.’ Together, they deliver a sonic experience that will transport you to euphoric heights.

Making his mark at No. 4 is British rap sensation Dave, who teams up with the charismatic Burna Boy in the electrifying ‘Location.’ Prepare to be transported to a sonic paradise where their seamless collaboration takes center stage.

Rema’s original version of ‘Calm Down’ claims the fifth spot, ensuring his dominance on this illustrious list. Its soulful melodies and captivating lyrics have struck a chord with fans far and wide.

Hold on tight as we move to No. 6, where Wizkid’s magnetic ‘Essence,’ featuring the enchanting Tems, takes us on a lyrical journey that will leave you yearning for more.

Cameroonian star Libianca grabs the spotlight at No. 7 with her soul-stirring anthem ‘People.’ Her powerful vocals and infectious rhythms will have you dancing with unbridled joy.

The eighth, ninth, and tenth spots are no less extraordinary, with Burna Boy’s tantalizing ‘Last Last,’ the mesmerizing collaboration of Fireboy and Ed Sheeran in ‘Peru,’ and the sensational remix of Wizkid’s ‘Essence,’ now featuring the legendary Justin Bieber and the enchanting Tems.

While this list boasts extraordinary talent, we can’t help but notice the absence of some notable names. Davido, Tiwa Savage, Kizz Daniel, and Olamide, where art thou? We eagerly await your next lyrical conquests to conquer our playlists.

In a staggering revelation, Spotify disclosed that Afrobeats stream consumption has witnessed a meteoric rise of 550% since 2017.

From a humble two billion streams to a mind-boggling 13.5 billion streams per year, Afrobeats has truly captured the hearts and ears of music lovers worldwide, solidifying its position as a genre that cannot be ignored.

So, get ready to immerse yourself in the irresistible rhythms, soulful melodies, and infectious beats of Afrobeats. The musical revolution has arrived, and it’s here to stay, taking us on a journey that transcends boundaries and unites us all under the spellbinding power of music.


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