Lil Nas X’s breakout hit ‘Old Town Road’ featuring Billy Ray Cyrus, has become the highest certified song ever by the Recording Industry Association of America RIAA.
The single was last weekend certified 14-times platinum in the U.S.
Old Town Road topped John Legend’s ‘All of Me’ and ‘Despacito’ by Daddy Yankee, Luis Fonsi, and Justin Bieber, both certified 13 times Platinum.
After initially gaining popularity on TikTok, the song entered the Billboard Hot 100 in March 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.