Lil Nas X's "Old Town Road" Is Officially the Longest Running No. 1 Song in Chart History
Published Jul 29, 2019Lil Nas X's "Old Town Road" continues to, well, ride until it can't no more. After all, the track has broken the record for the longest running No. 1 single in history.
The track, which has been remixed by the likes of Diplo, BTS and Mason Ramsey and Young Thug (not to mention a potential Dolly Parton and Megan Thee Stallion remix) is clearly ubiquitous, but you already knew that. More importantly, it hasn't left the top slot for a long, long time.
As Billboard reports, the song has spent 17 weeks at No. 1, beating out the previous record of 16 weeks, which was tied by Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men's "One Sweet Day" and Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee's "Despacito." "Old Town Road" is now the longest running No. 1 song in chart history.
Proving just how online he is, Lil Nas X celebrated the news with a copypasta, which you can read below.