Hot 100: Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road” Remains #1 Song In America; Taylor Swift’s “ME!” Takes #2

“Old Town Road” and “ME!” are the top songs on the Billboard Hot 100.

Old Town Road - Audio Cover | Columbia

Lil Nas X’s global sensation “Old Town Road (featuring Billy Ray Cyrus)” holds off Taylor Swift’s “ME! (featuring Brendon Urie)” to retain its #1 position on the Billboard Hot 100.

The song is celebrating a fifth week as America’s #1 overall song.

The Hot 100 ranks songs from all genres based on sales, streams and radio activity. “Old Town Road” remains a dominant streaming performer. It also enjoyed another week of big activity in the other two columns.

“ME!,” which debuted at #100 last week based exclusively on early airplay, vaults to #2 following its first full week in the market. It takes #1 on the Digital Song Sales chart, #2 on Streaming Songs and #13 on Radio Songs.

Written by Brian Cantor

Brian Cantor is the editor-in-chief for Headline Planet. He has been a leading reporter in the music, movie, television and sporting spaces since 2002.

Brian's reporting has been cited by major websites like BuzzFeed, Billboard, the New Yorker and The Fader -- and shared by celebrities like Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj.

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