Lil Nas X’s ‘Old Town Road’ Breaks Billboard’s Hot 100 Record

Lil Nas X sitting in a chair wearing red

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Can’t nobody tell him nothing!

Lil Nas X has broken the Billboard Hot 100 record with his hit single “Old Town Road”. The single has held the number 1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 charts for 17 consecutive weeks. 

The news broke about X’s achievement when Billboard posted in a tweet. See post below. 

Before Monday, ‘Old Town Road’, was tied with Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee and Justin Bieber’s 2017 hit ‘Despacito’ and Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men’s 1995 single ‘One Sweet Day’. Both songs held the number one slot during their respective years for 16 weeks. 

Lil Nas X also tweeted his reaction to the news, see his tweet below.