After the building anticipation, Lil’ Nas X has officially made history. His hit record “Old Town Road” just became the longest running Billboard No.1 song.
The song recorded its 17th week at the No.1 sport surpassing Mariah Carey, Boyz II Men, Fonsi, Daddy Yankee and Justin Beiber who were tied for the record with 16 straight weeks.
— chart data (@chartdata) July 29, 2019
In an interview with TMZ about anticipating breaking the record, X stated “Instead of doing my usual crying in the bathtub for five hours, I’ll cut it down to three. I may buy Mariah Carey some roses and send them to her, ’cause I love her.”
Congratulations! How high can he set the bar?