2 song in the country, for the ninth week, which makes it tied for third all-time for most weeks spent at a peak of No. 1. 2, according to Billboard. Thanks everybody. The song that beat out … The record is featured on her first album, "When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go," which debuted at No. Should ‘Old Town Road’ be nominated for the CMA Awards? Voters aren't sure: Should ‘Old Town Road’ be nominated for the CMA Awards? Until now. ", Lil Nas X did the same for Eilish Monday after she ended his record, writing, "U deserve this. Before Monday, "Old Town Road" had tied Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee's "Despacito," featuring Justin Bieber, and Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men's "One Sweet Day," at 16 consecutive weeks … in March. Read our interview with Lil Nas X here, find our review of his 7 EP here, and check out our look at the songs that “Old Town Road” has prevented from reaching the top of the charts here. 1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, which has existed for over 60 years. 1s in the chart's archives: Weeks … “Old Town Road” is building a big lead for itself in the all-time ranks: “Despacito” by Luis Fonso and Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber, and “One Sweet Day” by Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men are tied for second place, as each song has spent 16 weeks at No. 1 record. Your persistence paid off. u deserve this!! Your persistence paid off. Eilish's song "Bad Guy" spent nine nonconsecutive weeks in second place before finally unseating overnight sensation Lil Nas X's infectious country-trap smash. Since then, the song has been adding to its historic chart success, a history that is still being written: On the Hot 100 chart dated August 17, “Old Town Road” will once again occupy the No. New York (AFP) - Lil Nas X has finally been dethroned after 19 weeks atop the US charts, Billboard announced on Monday, with pop star Billie Eilish besting his viral hit "Old Town Road." Carey congratulated the rapper with an edited photo that shows her literally "passing the torch," tweeting, "Sending love & congrats to @LilNasX on breaking one of the longest running records in music history! Eilish is making history of her own. 1 spot, for the 19th week in a row, All The Best New Music From This Week That You Need To Hear, All The New Albums Coming Out In November 2020, All The Best New R&B From This Week That You Need To Hear, All The Best New Rap Music To Have On Your Radar. 1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, which has existed for over 60 years. That was set by 1995's "One Sweet Day" by Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men and matched by the 2017 Latin juggernaut "Despacito" by Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee and Justin Bieber. Lil Nas X's viral country-rap hit "Old Town Road" has reigned atop the Billboard Hot 100 chart for a record-breaking 19 weeks. Your persistence paid off. “Old Town Road” is an undeniable smash, and a few weeks ago, it broke the record for the most weeks spent in the No. ", "Congratulations to billie eilish!!" Lil Nas X also recorded a remix with the American country singer Billy Ray Cyrus, which was released on April 5, 2019.Both the original and remix were included on Lil Nas X's first EP, 7 (2019). "Old Town Road," which features Billy Ray Cyrus and is spending its 19th week at No. Thanks everybody. After gaining popularity, the single was re-released by Columbia Records in March 2019. The 17-year-old is the first artist born in the 2000s to top the Hot 100, according to Billboard. 1 no more.. With a 17th week atop the Hot 100 for "Old Town Road," here's an updated leaderboard of the 10 longest-leading No. A previously unknown Atlanta rapper, Lil Nas X last month broke the record of 16 weeks on the industry's most closely watched singles chart.