American hip-hop star Lil Nas X’s ‘Old Town Road’, which features country legend Billy Ray Cyrus has gone on to becoming the longest-running number on ‘song of all-time’ on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. It had had a continuous run of 17 weeks. The previous chartbuster hit with a record for the maximum weeks at the Hot 100 number one spot were ‘Despacito’ and ‘One Sweet Day’, jointly.
Carey congratulated Lil Nas X for this record breaking hit and tweeted – “Sending love and congrats to Lil Nas X on breaking one of the longest running records in music history! We've been blessed to hold this record with a song that means a great deal to Boyz II Men' and myself and has touched so many. Keep living your best life.”
Lil Nas X’s song has had 72.5 million streams and 46,000 downloads over the past 7 days. - IANS