American singer, Selena Gomez has revealed that she is a big fan of Nigerian Afrobeats singer, Rema.

American singer and actress, Selena Gomez

In a recent interview with VA 100 New York Podcast, Gomez said that she first fell in love with Rema’s song “Runaway” and has been following his music ever since.

Selena Gomez and Rema

She also said that she was impressed by Rema’s demeanor when they met, and that she “just wanna take care of him.”

In the interview, Gomez said that she was drawn to Rema’s “humbleness” and “gratitude,” and she also believes he is “a star” that deserves all the success he has achieved.

Singer, Rema

“I fell in love with the song ‘Runaway’ before I fell in love with ‘Calm down.’ I was a fan of his. But it [remixing ‘Calm Down’] was all like kind of his idea.

Selena Gomez – Singer and actress

“When I met him, I honestly was so impressed by his demeanor, how humble and how grateful he is for every moment. And, I just couldn’t pick someone else who deserves all this success in the world. He is so kind. I don’t know, I just wanna like to take care of him”

Selena Gomez

Gomez and Rema collaborated on the remix of Rema’s song “Calm Down,” which was released in February 2023. The remix was a hit, and it helped to introduce Rema’s music to a wider audience.

Story: Christy Dung