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Trent Reznor Praises ‘Old Town Road’ But Says He Turned Down A Cameo In The Lil Nas X Video

During the mighty reign of Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road,” Trent Reznor didn’t make too many public statements about the wildly and historically successful single. Now, though, he has spoken about the song with Rolling Stone, and while he didn’t explicitly say that he “likes” it, he had some praise for it. Reznor called […]

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Lil Nas X Takes the ‘Old Town Road’ to Diamond Status, Becomes Fastest Song Ever to Do So

Photo: Kevin Winter (Getty Images) When Lil Nas X opted to take his horse on the “Old Town Road,” who knew his journey would be laden with prestigious awards, a record-breaking nineteen week run atop the Billboard charts, or the unexpected resurgence of Billy Ray Cyrus? Advertisement But now firmly entrenched in the pop culture […]

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Lil Nas X’s ‘Old Town Road’ Has Been Certified Diamond Faster Than Any Other Song In History

Back in July, it was reported that Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road” has been certified Diamond by the RIAA, meaning that the single had achieved sales of 10 million units. Those reports turned out to be inaccurate, as the song was actually only 3x Diamond at the time. Now, though, it has actually happened: […]

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I Am Too Old for the BET Hip Hop Awards

Megan Thee StallionImage: Carmen Mandato (Getty Images) I’ve come to the conclusion that I have aged out of the BET Hip Hop Awards. That’s not necessarily a bad thing, and it definitely doesn’t mean that I’m elderly. What it means is that this show—which taped over the weekend to air tonight at 8 p.m.—is catering […]

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Did Fiona Apple Prompt Chart-Topping Hip-Hop Phenom Lil Nas X to Take ‘A Little Time Off’?

Lil Nas X backstage during the 2019 iHeartRadio Music Festival at T-Mobile Arena on Sept. 20, 2019, in Las Vegas.Photo: Matt Winkelmeyer (Getty Images for iHeartMedia) It can’t be curtains already for Lil Nas X. On Friday, the “Old Town Road” rapper took to social media to tell his millions of fans that he’s taking […]

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Billie Eilish, BTS, Lizzo, And Lil Nas X Will Be On The Jingle Ball 2019 Tour

Every year, iHeartRadio spices up the holiday season with its Jingle Ball tour, and now the lineups for the 2019 stops have been announced. The tour will touch down in Dallas, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Minneapolis, Boston, Atlanta, and Miami, and each location will play host to a selection of top-tier talent. That includes Billie […]

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LeBron James to Produce House Party Remake, ‘Old Town Road’ Video Director Will Helm Project

(L-R): Christopher “Kid” Reid and Christopher “Play” Martin in House Party (1990)Screenshot: New Line Cinema (YouTube) Welll, I’m gonna take my horse to the old town road, I’m gonna … house party ‘till I can’t no more? It’s official, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed that we are getting, yet, another remake! This time, it’s the […]

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Thanks to My Kids, I Hope to Never Hear ‘Old Town Road’ Again. I’ll Probably Listen to It Again This Afternoon

Photo: Kevin Winter (Getty Images) This is just an estimate, but I’d wager that, to date, I’ve heard Lil Nas X’s smash hit, “Old Town Road,” probably 75 million times. Every time we get into the car, any car, my kids ask to hear “their song.” Their song is “Old Town Road.” In the morning […]

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Lil Nas X Called Out Kevin Hart For Trying To Gaslight Him About Coming Out On ‘The Shop’

Getty Image Lil Nas X’s historical run at No. 1 on the Hot 100 was made even more historical when he came out as queer while “Old Town Road” continued to dominate the chart earlier this year. Naturally, the subject was raised during Nas’ appearance on the LeBron James talk show, The Shop last night, […]

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Azealia Banks Comes For Lizzo, Adele, Cardi B, And Lil Nas X In A Series Of Bizarre Instagram Posts

Getty Image Oops, Azealia Banks is clout-chasing again. Tuesday, Azealia Banks took to Instagram to post her opinion of fellow female artist Lizzo, while comparing her to Adele and Jasmine Sullivan. Seemingly unprovoked and in the comments section to an unidentified post, Banks engages in a conversation with users posting a series of opinions. First, […]

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The Black Barbershop Is a Safe Space. Is It for Lil Nas X, Though?

Lil Nas X in The ShopScreenshot: HBO (YouTube) The black barbershop is not just a sacred space, it’s a safe space. Much like Vegas, whatever happens within the confines of that room colored with scattered floor follicles stays in that room. There is no filter in the barbershop. Some of the greatest debates happen in the […]

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100% That Billboard Topper: Lizzo Scores No. 1 With ‘Truth Hurts,’ Which She Originally Released in 2017

Lizzo performs onstage during the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. Photo: Mike Coppola (Getty Images for MTV) Men can’t be great when they gotta be great, but Lizzo has stepped into her greatness just in time! That’s right, Lizzo’s hit song “Truth Hurts” has landed at the […]

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Trent Reznor Could Be Awarded For His Writing Credit On ‘Old Town Road’ At The Country Music Awards

Getty Image Though Nine Inch Nails‘ heyday may have ended several years ago, frontman Trent Reznor continues to stay active in music. This year alone the musician composed the soundtrack to Netflix’s Bird Box, gave the go-ahead for Miley Cyrus to remix one of his songs on Black Mirror, and even worked with Marvel to […]

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Put the Horses in the Back Because Lil Nas X Scored a CMA Awards Nomination After All!

Lil Nas X poses in the Press Room during the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. Photo: Roy Rochlin (Getty Images for MTV) Hey, Lil Nas X, I know “can’t nobody tell [you] nothin’,” but allow us to give you a hearty “congratulations!” The Country Music Association (CMA) […]

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Lil Nas X’s ‘Old Town Road’ Is Surprisingly Nominated For A 2019 CMA Award

Getty Image The relationship between the country music community and Lil Nas X has been contentious, to say the least. “Old Town Road” briefly appeared on the Billboard country charts before being removed, and some Wrangler fans boycotted the clothing brand when they partnered up with Lil Nas X. The rapper just got a big […]

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Someone Has Dethroned Lil Nas X From the No. 1 Spot, So He Can’t Ride That Horse No More

Lil Nas X performs on stage during Internet Live By BuzzFeed on July 25, 2019 in New York City.Photo: Eugene Gologursky (Getty Images for BuzzFeed) Has the time come when Lil Nas X can’t ride his horse “no more?” Well, he won’t be riding it on No. 1 Boulevard any longer because “Old Town Road” […]

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Billie Eilish Thinks Lil Nas X Is ‘Mad On The Low’ About Losing His No. 1 Spot

Getty Image After a summer spent at No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100, the “Bad Guy” finally came in first. Billie Eilish‘s single “Bad Guy” unseated Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road” today on the Billboard Hot 100. Lil Nas X broke the record for the longest time spent on the Hot 100 — […]

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Lil Nas X Congratulates Billie Eilish On Dethroning ‘Old Town Road’ On The Hot 100 Chart

Getty Image Lil Nas X’s reign on top of the charts finally came to an end after a whopping 19 weeks, as “Old Town Road” was finally replaced by Billie Eilish’s breakout single “Bad Guy” at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100. The surprising success of Nas’ breakaway single saw the Atlanta native stave […]

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