Lil Nas X’s ‘Old Town Road’ Breaks Streaming Record


Lil Nas X is smashing records.

The rapper’s genre-bending single “Old Town Road” spends a second week atop the Billboard Hot 100, propelled by the remix featuring Billy Ray Cyrus, which was released April 5.

The track also earns the largest single-week streaming week ever with 143 million U.S. streams, surpassing the previous record set by Drake, whose “In My Feelings” drew 116.2 million streams. Both the remix and original version of “Old Town Road” count toward the song’s chart placement.