With the new chart, "Old Town Road" is ushered into a canon of ungodly popularity that only two other songs have achieved: Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men's "One Sweet Day," and Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee, and Justin Bieber's "Despacito."
Take it in: a queer country-rap TikTok star who no one had heard of six months ago has, all by himself, matched the success of hits that will likely be the career-bests of some of the biggest superstars of all time. I know next week is the big one, but the tie is already a feat to behold.
what we doing to celebrate the billboard record when we break it y’all 🤨
Of course, the stans won't be happy until they see Lil Nas X on the throne, but they can sleep easy knowing that their leader is already going down in history. Lil Nas X recently dropped a remix featuring Young Thug and Mason Ramsey and is currently teasing Dolly Parton remix, which will likely drop this week, to bring it all home.