''Old Town Road'' becomes Most certified song in RIAA History

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12.01.2021



Lil Nas X 2019 hit single “Old Town Road,” featuring Billy Ray Cyrus, is now the most-certified song in RIAA history afrter going 14x Platinum.

In 2019, “Old Town Road” broke the record for most weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, staying in the top spot for 19 weeks in total before being dethroned by Billie Eilish's "Bad Guy."

An excited Nas X shared the news on Twitter "LETS GOOO!". His collaborator Cyrus expressed gratitude via a tweet on the platform, saying: "I'm speechless. #OTR is now 14x platinum and the most certified song in music history. Thank YOU!"

“Old Town Road” breaks the previous RIAA record set by John Legend’s “All of Me” and Daddy Yankee’s “Despacito” ft Luis Fonsi and Justin Bieber which are both certified 13-times Platinum.


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12.01.2021