“Old Town Road” by Lil Nas X featuring Billy Ray Cyrus is the longest number one hit in history. The song spent 19 weeks at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart, making it the longest-running number one single of all time.
The song was released in April 2019 and quickly gained popularity, becoming the first song to reach number one on the Hot 100 chart in the streaming era. It was also the first song to reach number one without the support of traditional radio airplay.
The song was a massive success, breaking records and topping charts around the world. It was the first song to be certified diamond, achieving this milestone in just 10 months.
The song has been praised for its unique blend of country and hip-hop, as well as its catchy chorus. It has also been credited with popularizing the “yeehaw” trend, which has become a cultural phenomenon.
“Old Town Road” has become an iconic song, and its 19-week reign at the top of the Hot 100 chart is a testament to its popularity. It is a record that may never be broken, and it is a testament to the song’s enduring legacy.