Lil Nas X’s ‘Old Town Road’ Breaks Record for No. 1 Song

Maria Perez
Aug 1, 2019 - 5:00

Rapper Lil Nas X’s hit song “Old Town Road” broke Billboard’s record for holding the number one spot on Billboard’s Hot 100. It remains in the top spot for the 17th week in a row. The song, which features country singer Billy Ray Cyrus, beat out Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men’s song “One Sweet Day,” which previously held the spot with 16 weeks from 1995 to 1996, according to Billboard. The only other song that came close to beating that record was the 2017 hit song “Despacito” by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee, featuring Justin Bieber.   The other songs...

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