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Rema, Selena Gomez make history; win inaugural Best Afrobeats Award at MTV VMAs 



Rema and Selena Gomez’s collaboration ‘Calm Down’ has earned a place in history by winning the prestigious and inaugural Best Afrobeats award at the 2023 MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs), 

The star-studded event took place on Tuesday, September 12th at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey,  was set on celebrating the exceptional musical talents that have graced the global stage.

Rema and Selena Gomez’s ‘Calm Down’ had already made waves by earning three nominations in the categories of Best Collaboration, Song of the Year, and Best Afrobeats.

Despite the various nominations, it was in the Best Afrobeats category that this incredible duo left a memorable mark by making history as the first winners in this newly established category.

Rema’s ‘Calm Down,’ was nominated alongside Burna Boy’s ‘It’s Plenty,’ Davido feat Musa Key’s ‘Unavailable,’ Ayra Starr’s ‘Rush,’ Libianca’s ‘People,’ Wizkid feat Ayrra Starr’s ‘2 Sugar,’ and Fireboy DML’s ‘Bandana.

The track ‘Calm Down,’ which was originally released on August 25th, 2022, garnered attention for its unique fusion of Afrobeats and pop elements.

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