The Lil Nas X viral hit "Old Town Road" just overshadowed Billboard's record for most weeks at # 1.
The song of the 20-year-old just broke the record as his single spends 17 weeks in the hot 100
"Sweet Day" by Mariah Carey and Boyes II set the record in 1996 – with the only song which came close to breaking it was the hit "Despacito", which tied the 16-week track in 2017.  LONG PARTON EAGER TO REMEMBER THE OLD TOWN REMIX WITH LIL NAS X
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Hours later, he posted videos helped his videos put a new track on the track.
"I'm in the toilet right now, but I want to thank every single person who made that moment possible for me. We just broke the record for the longest # 1 song of all time," said Lil Nas X, a cowboy hat while he was playing "Old Town Road" in the background. "Let's Go!"
Old Town Road, which achieved most of its success through audio streaming, was originally a solo song, but Lil Nas X added Billy Ray Cyrus to the song.
The song also has remix versions including Diplo, Young Thug, Mason Ramsey and BTS, and Billboard counts the original song and its remixes as one when calculating the position of the chart, thus helping "Old Town Road" stay on top.
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"17 is my new favorite number, says Sayre album Some Gave All, for which he spent 17 weeks at No. 1 in 1992. "My goal has always been to make music that touches the lives of people around the world.
Mariah Carey also took to Twitter,
"Send Love & Congratulations to @LilNasX for Breaking One of the Longest Recordings in Music History!" we were blessed to hold this record with a song that means a lot to @BoyzIIMen and touched me so much. Keep living your best life! "," Kerry wrote on Monday.
The Old Town Road was initially in much dispute in March when Billboard removed it from its national charts, finding it insufficient for the country (reaching the nation's top 19 rankings. ) But the drama did not hurt the song; she just drives her.
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Swift was successful in 2017 when her song "Look What You Make Me" stopped Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee and Justin Bieber's "Despacito" from reaching number 17 on Week 1. "Because you loved me" on Celine Dion completed the epic of Carey and Boyes II for men in 1996.
The Associated Press contributed to this report