Lil Nas X breaks Drake’s streaming record

Lil Nas X is taking “Old Town Road” and riding through the charts.

Lil Nas X is taking “Old Town Road” and riding through the charts. With more than 143 million streams in the US in one week, the hit song has now shattered a streaming record previously held by Drake’s “In My Feelings,” according to Nielsen Music numbers published by Billboard. (Drake’s record was 116.2 million streams by comparison.)

With more than 143 million streams in the US last week, the hit song has now shattered a streaming record previously held by Drake’s “In My Feelings,” according to Nielsen Music numbers published by Billboard. (Drake’s record was 116.2 million streams, by comparison.)

With a remix that features Billy Ray Cyrus, “Old Town Road” has found an audience with both rap and country music listeners.

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Lil Nas X hails from Atlanta and the song is his breakout hit.

The rapper took to Instagram after the news with a very excited caption. “It’s official! Biggest streaming week everrrrr! What the f**k.”

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