Giddyap! The official music video for Lil Nas X's 2019 breakout single "Old Town Road," which features Billy Ray Cyrus, has surpassed 1 billion views on YouTube.

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Lil Nas X and Miley Cyrus became the first members of YouTube's Billion Views Club thanks to this accomplishment. The hip-hop/country mix held the top spot on YouTube's charts for a record-breaking 26 weeks without a break.

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U.S. Top Songs chart and, with a 19-week run, broke the previous record for the longest stint at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100.

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With guest appearances by Chris Rock, Diplo, Vince Staples, and Rico Nasty, the 5-minute "official movie" version of "Old Town Road" on YouTube has amassed approximately 650 million views as of this writing.

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That video won the best music video award at the 2020 Grammy Awards; "Old Town Road" also won best pop duo/group performance and was nominated for record of the year.

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Before he published it on December 3, 2018, Lil Nas X spent a total of $50 to record the original "Old Town Road" recording in less than an hour at an Atlanta studio. The song quickly gained popularity on TikTok.

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It was poised to top the Billboard country music chart when the remix he made with Cyrus was published on April 5, 2019, but Billboard disqualified it for lacking enough country characteristics and categorised it as R&B/hip-hop.

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Psy's "Gangnam Style," which continues to rank among the top five most-watched music videos on the platform with 4.5 billion views, was the first song to breach the billion-view threshold on YouTube ten years ago, and the platform celebrated this milestone last month (and counting).

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The most-viewed YouTube video ever is toddler smash hit “Baby Shark Dance,” which recently crested 11 billion views

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