Lil Nas X: "Old Town Road" is the first song to go 14 times platinum

January 11, 2021

A unique performance for the collaboration of Lil Nas X with Billy Ray Cyrus.

Lil Nas X marked a historic milestone.

The success of the young rapper "Old Town Road" with the participation of the experienced Billy Ray Cyrus is the first song in history to go 14 times platinum in the United States, as confirmed by the American Record Association (RIAA).

The country - rap song "Old Town Road" won this historic distinction after it has surpassed since its release in 2019 until today the 14 million equivalent sales in the US market.

According to the RIAA metering system, each equals a digital song market or 150 on-demand audio and / or video streams.

It is noted that "Old Town Road" also holds the record for the song with the longest stay at No. 1 of the Billboard Hot 100, as it completed 19 consecutive weeks at the top of the chart from spring to summer 2019.

Lil Nas X's collaboration with Billy Ray Cyrus has won numerous awards, including four Billboard Music Awards and the Grammy Awards for Best Duet / Group Performance and Best Music Video.

"Old Town Road" is officially 14 times platinum! Most platinum for a song! ", Lil Nas X wrote on Twitter about the success of the song that made him famous.

"It's unbelievable. I am speechless. "Old Town Road is now 14 times platinum and the song with the most platinum awards in music history," commented Billy Ray Cyrus.



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