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‘Old Town Road’ now longest-running No. 1 hip-hop song

He’s on the Old Town Road to success.

Lil Nas X earned the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100 for the 13th consecutive week — the longest for any hip-hop record — with his breakout single “Old Town Road” featuring Billy Ray Cyrus.

The artist beat out “See You Again” by Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth, “Boom Boom Pow” by The Black Eyed Peas and “Lose Yourself” by Eminem, all of which maintained the spot for 12 weeks.

The accolades for the 20-year-old didn’t stop there.

His EP “7” debuted at No. 1 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and Top Rap Albums charts with 77,000 equivalent album units.

It also garnered 90.4 million on-demand audio streams during the tracking frame, making it the most-streamed album of the week.


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Lil Nas X poses in the press room at the BET Awards on Sunday, June 23, 2019, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. His song “Old Town Road” has topped the Billboard Hot 100 for the 13th consecutive week.
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