Divine Ikubor, a well-known Nigerian musician and rapper better known by his stage name Rema, has become the 2022 artiste with the most viewed music video on YouTube, glamsquad reports.
The 22-year-old singer defeated senior colleagues such as Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu, also known as Burna Boy, Daniel Oluwatobiloba Anidugbe, also known as Kizz Daniel, and others to win the title.
According to a list compiled on December 30th by renowned digital eco-system firm, Dataleum and data intelligence, which analysed views from official music videos in 2022, Rema’s hit music video ‘Calm Down’ received 313 million views, while the remix featuring Selena Gomez received 204 million views.
Burna Boy’s ‘Last Last’ received over 144 million views, and Kizz Daniel’s ‘Buga’ received 110 million views.
Rema’s “Calm Down” remix, which was inspired by Selena Gomez, has become one of the most popular songs of 2022, surpassing 300 million views on YouTube in just 10 months.