Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road” Earns #1 At Rhythmic Radio

“Old Town Road” rises to #1 on this week’s rhythmic chart.

Lil Nas X in Old Town Road | Columbia

Lil Nas X’s sensation “Old Town Road” officially reaches #1 on this week’s Mediabase rhythmic radio chart.

The song, which was #2 last week, seizes the throne from A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie’s “Look Back At It.”

“Old Town Road” received ~6,476 spins during the May 12-18 tracking period, besting last week’s mark by 421 plays.

“Look Back At It” slips to #2 with ~5,955 spins (-177).

Khalid’s “Talk” spends another week at #3, while Mustard & Migos’ “Pure Water” enjoys a two-place jump to #4.

Down one place, J. Cole’s “MIDDLE CHILD” takes #5 on this week’s chart.

Written by Brian Cantor

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