Old Town Road, 2019’s viral rap single has gone 14x Platinum. According to Billboard, the remix featuring Billy Ray Cyrus has become the highest certified song ever by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), reaching 14-times platinum status in the U.S., and moving 14 million in equivalent song units.
The song formally released in 2019, has gone 14x Platinum, displacing “All of Me” by John Legend and “Despacito” by Daddy Yankee, Luis Fonsi, and Justin Bieber, which are both certified 13x Platinum.
OLD TOWN ROAD IS OFFICIALLY 14 TIMES PLATINUM! MOST PLATINUMS FOR ANY SONG EVER! LETS GOOO! pic.twitter.com/JsqUdIapfQ
— nope (@LilNasX) January 9, 2021
Lil Nas celebrated the massive achievement online, posting a meme of himself in Nancy Pelosi’s office using a photo taken during the Capitol siege on Wednesday. “OLD TOWN ROAD IS OFFICIALLY 14 TIMES PLATINUM! MOST PLATINUMS FOR ANY SONG EVER! LETS GOOO!” he wrote.