New York (AFP) - Lil Nas X has finally been dethroned after 19 weeks atop the US charts, Billboard announced on Monday, with pop star Billie Eilish besting his viral hit "Old Town Road." It was a hell of a ride. 1s in the chart's archives: Weeks … “Old Town Road” is an undeniable smash, and a few weeks ago, it broke the record for the most weeks spent in the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, which has existed for over 60 years. 1 spot, for the 19th week in a row, All The Best New Music From This Week That You Need To Hear, All The New Albums Coming Out In November 2020, All The Best New R&B From This Week That You Need To Hear, All The Best New Rap Music To Have On Your Radar. 1. The song that beat out Mariah Carey and "Despacito" to become the longest-running No. Lil Nas X's viral country-rap hit "Old Town Road" has reigned atop the Billboard Hot 100 chart for a record-breaking 19 weeks. Billy Ray Cyrus, who was featured on the remix, added: "Congratulations @billieeilish Well deserved. Lil Nas X also recorded a remix with the American country singer Billy Ray Cyrus, which was released on April 5, 2019.Both the original and remix were included on Lil Nas X's first EP, 7 (2019). when suddenly i came across a country-trap sounding masterpiece. Since then, the song has been adding to its historic chart success, a history that is still being written: On the Hot 100 chart dated August 17, “Old Town Road” will once again occupy the No. ", Mariah Carey 'passes the torch' to Lil Nas X: 'Old Town Road' overtakes 'One Sweet Day' in No. u deserve this!! Read our interview with Lil Nas X here, find our review of his 7 EP here, and check out our look at the songs that “Old Town Road” has prevented from reaching the top of the charts here. 1 on the Billboard 200 album chart in April. "Congratulations @billieeilish Well deserved. Congratulations @billieeilish Well deserved. 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The record is featured on her first album, "When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go," which debuted at No. Thanks everybody. 1, surpasses the record set by Drake's "One Dance" on the Hot … "congratulations to billie eilish!! According to Billboard's Monday afternoon (Aug. 19) report, the rapper's breakout single has dropped down … New York (AFP) - Lil Nas X has finally been dethroned after 19 weeks atop the US charts, Billboard announced on Monday, with pop star Billie Eilish besting his viral hit "Old Town Road.". Eilish is making history of her own. In July, Lil Nas X’s viral song surpassed the 16-week record held by Carey and Boyz II Men’s "One Sweet Day" and Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee and Justin Bieber’s "Despacito" after it was pulled off the country charts in March for not being country enough. Until now. Your persistence paid off. pic.twitter.com/vrtNvtitB7. Carey congratulated the rapper with an edited photo that shows her literally "passing the torch," tweeting, "Sending love & congrats to @LilNasX on breaking one of the longest running records in music history! "Bad Guy" marks Eilish's first No. 1 no more.. That was set by 1995's "One Sweet Day" by Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men and matched by the 2017 Latin juggernaut "Despacito" by Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee and Justin Bieber. 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Eilish's song "Bad Guy" spent nine nonconsecutive weeks in second place before finally unseating overnight sensation Lil Nas X's infectious country-trap smash. 1 record. Before Monday, "Old Town Road" had tied Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee's "Despacito," featuring Justin Bieber, and Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men's "One Sweet Day," at 16 consecutive weeks … “Old Town Road was made on the producer kio’s birthday, went number one on my birthday, and left number one the week of billy ray’s birthday,” Lil Nas pondered on Twitter. Prior to its release, Eilish, a goth-inspired 17-year-old who is the first musician born in the 2000s to top the Billboard Hot 100, had already won a fervent online fanbase for her bold pop style that features heavy bass and tinges of trap and EDM.