Nigerian Afrobeat sensation, Divine Ikubor, better known as Rema, has etched his name in history as the inaugural African artist to grace the prestigious Ballon d’Or ceremony.
At the youthful age of 23, Rema captivated the audience during the 2023 Ballon d’Or event in Paris, France, held on a Monday night.
Rema’s enchanting performance featured his chart-topping hit, ‘Calm Down,’ which left the spectators enthralled. The event’s organizers commemorated this momentous occasion by sharing a snippet of his electrifying performance on their official platform with the caption: “Calm Down! @heisrema takes center stage at the Ballon d’Or!”