Tag: Old Town Road

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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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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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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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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Lil Nas X’s ‘Old Town Road’ Is No Longer The No. 1 Song In The Country Thanks To Billie Eilish

Getty Image Lil Nas X has been on top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart for a very long time now, but at some point, “Old Town Road” has to fall from its No. 1 spot, right? That is true, yes, and we have finally reached the end: On the chart dated August 24, “Old […]

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Lil Nas X’s ‘Old Town Road’ Will Get Nominated for CMA Awards, Right? Some Voters Don’t Seem to Think So

Lil Nas X performs onstage during Internet Live By BuzzFeed on July 25, 2019 in New York City. Photo: Eugene Gologursky (Getty Images for BuzzFeed) Welllll, I’m going to take my horse to the Old Town Road, I’m gonna riiiide ‘till I can’t no more… *record scratch* Welp, the Country Music Association voting board may […]

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Stop Stealing This City’s ‘Old Town Road’ Street Signs, You Monsters

“Old Town Road” is now the longest-running number one single ever and 2019’s undisputed song of the summer, but the town Wellesley, Massachusetts, isn’t too happy about Lil Nas X’s massive success, apparently—because now people keep stealing the town’s Old Town Road street signs as fast as the local government can put them up, according […]

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A Massachusetts Town Has Asked People To Stop Stealing Their ‘Old Town Road’ Street Sign

Getty Image Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road” has broken the record for the longest-standing number one single on the charts. The genre-bending track has seen seemingly endless remixes from the likes of Billy Ray Cyrus to Lil Wayne. It’s become so well known that towns with street signs featuring the words “old town road” […]

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Lil Wayne Performs His Leaked Rendition Of ‘Old Town Road’ At Lollapalooza

Getty Image Lil Nas X‘s breakout song “Old Town Road” just broke the record for longest-running number one single in history. Countless remixes have been made of the song with musicians from Billy Ray Cyrus to Mason Ramsey and Young Thug. Lil Wayne is the most recent rapper to make his own version of the […]

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