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'Old Town Road' Tops Drake's Streaming Record

April 17, 2019

Music lovers seem to be taking a trip down the “Old Town Road.”

The Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus collaboration reached 143 million streams in the U.S. last week, passing the 116.2 million streams Drake’s “In My Feelings” recorded the week prior, Billboard reported using Nielsen Music data.

The song made headlines after Billboard removed it from its country chart. Soon thereafter, Cyrus joined Lil Nas X in a new version of “Old Town Road.”

(Related: Is It Country Now? Billy Ray Cyrus Joins Lil Nas X in 'Old Town Road' Music)

Lil Nas X celebrated the streaming accomplishment on Instagram, writing “ITS OFFICIAL! BiGGEST STREAMING WEEK EVERRRRR!”

ITS OFFICIAL! BIGGEST STREAMING WEEK EVERRRRR! WHAT THE FUCK --------------------

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