Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road” has shattered Drake’s single streaming week record by beating “God’s Plan”’s 69 million streams with a whooping 80 million streams and counting.
i’m finna bring this up in every single conversation i have for the rest of my life pic.twitter.com/AwTCfbiVxS
— nope (@LilNasX) April 11, 2019
ChartData verified this, noting that streams from the Billy Ray Cyrus remix were included as well. According to Nielsen Music the song experienced a whopping 2,655% gain in audience in just one week. “Old Town Road” had only drawn five plays on country radio during the week ending in March 31, but drew 140 plays during the week ending in April 7, with 78 of those plays coming between April 5 to the 7 after the arrival of the song’s remix with Billy Ray Cyrus.
.@LilNasX’s “Old Town Road” is projected to break the all-time record for the most streams in a single week with over 80 MILLION streams in the US. @Drake’s “God’s Plan” held the record previously at 69 MILLION streams in a week. pic.twitter.com/RS5pgxcYO9
— Pop Crave (@PopCrave) April 11, 2019
Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road” is currently the number one song in the country.