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Lil’ Nas X’s “Old Town Road” is Now First Single in History to Reach 15x Platinum

Lil’ Nas X’s “Old Town Road” is Now First Single in History to Reach 15x Platinum

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Lil’ Nas X can’t be stopped and continues to break records.

The rising star’s debut single “Old Town Road” is now certified 15x platinum by RIAA with 15 million units, making the song the first to ever reach that milestone. 

The single, which features Country superstar Billy Ray Cyrus, became the most certified song in the history of RIAA back in January 2021 when it surpassed 14 million units. To this day, “Old Town Road” is still the longest-leading No. 1 single to grace the Billboard Hot 100 and made history spending a total of 19 weeks at the top.

Official certification for the single was received on September 17, the same day he released his debut studio album, ‘Montero.’ The project includes 15 tracks with features from Jack Harlow, Doja Cat, Megan Thee Stallion, and more.