Lil Nas X & Billy Ray Cyrus’ “Old Town Road” Remix Reaches #1 On US iTunes Sales Chart

The remix is currently the best-selling song in America.

Old Town Road - Audio Cover | Columbia

For the third time in less than 24 hours, a new song has reached #1 on the US iTunes sales chart.

BLACKPINK’s “Kill This Love” hit #1 Thursday evening. Jonas Brothers’ “Cool” subsequently hit #1 Friday morning.

Friday afternoon, another new track moved into the pinnacle position: Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road (featuring Billy Ray Cyrus).”

The track is a remix of Lil Nas X’s viral sensation “Old Town Road,” which currently sits at #3 on the chart. It has been generating a considerable amount of buzz since its launch late Thursday/early Friday.

Written by Brian Cantor

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