Billboard Hot 100: Lil Nas X & Billy Ray Cyrus’ “Old Town Road” Enjoys 19th Week As #1 Song In America

“Old Town Road” is still the hottest song in America.

Lil Nas X & Billy Ray Cyrus - Old Town Road | Columbia

Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road (featuring Billy Ray Cyrus)” again extends the record for most weeks atop the Billboard Hot 100.

The song is celebrating a 19th week as the hottest song in America. Prior to its emergence, Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men’s “One Sweet Day” and Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee & Justin Bieber’s “Despacito” shared the record with 16 week seach.

“Old Town Road” again delivered strong sales and streaming numbers, while also attracting a solid amount of airplay.

The entire Top 5 of this week’s Hot 100 is unchanged: Billie Eilish’s “bad guy” holds at #2, Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello’s “Señorita” stays at #3, Lizzo’s “Truth Hurts” remains at #4 and Khalid’s “Talk” keeps at #5.

Written by Brian Cantor

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