See the full list. Billy Ray Cyrus. Old West outlaws, Nas and Cyrus, get teleported from to , where they interact with baffled residents of present day Old Town Road in entertaining ways. The song's official music video is composed entirely of footage and clips from the Western action-adventure game Red Dead Redemption 2. Looking for something to watch?
What is "Old Town Road" and how did it first catch on?
Lil Nas X's "Old Town Road," a country-inflected rap song celebrating the act of taking your horses down to the "old town road" of the title, is currently the number one song in America. It's been that way all summer. From a charting perspective, the song had a relatively humble beginning. On April 8, Billboard announced that the track had moved from No.
Who is Lil Nas X?
But the catchy hit is also super confusing. Like where is the Old Town Road? And why does Lil Nas X have a horse? What happened to his car? Check out our explainer below and hopefully your or mostly just my own confusion is cleared up. All he needs is an old-school horse to get where he wants to go. But Lil Nas X knows that real recognizes real! But Lil Nas X is only imagining what life is like when you actually achieve rockstar status. Billy Ray goes on to explain he has been through hardships in life and had to ride his own journey to success, like Lil Nas X. Here are some personal favorites:.
If you went on social media in , chances are you saw something about viral musical sensation Lil Nas X, also known as the year-old rapper behind "Old Town Road" —the song everyone loves to love and hate. And now, it's earned three nominations at the Grammys, adding to Nas X's total of six nominations. Times , " and I know there is so much more to come, but the nominations gave me more validation than I already had given myself. What's the "All-Stars" all about? ET—because you're definitely not going to want to miss all that. It's also the top Google-searched song of It was quite a summer for the chart-topper, as he released a second single called "Panini" and proudly came out as gay at the end of Pride Month with a series of tweets. But with the latest record-breaking development, that's long behind Lil Nas X.