Lil Nas X has done the impossible, in just eight-month “Old Town Road” has reached Diamond status. The same week he and Billy Ray Cyrus song made it to 13 straight weeks at #1, which is the longest run ever of a hip hop song, Columbia Records confirmed that the song is now Diamond Certified
This makes “Old Town Road” the 30th Song to be certified, Diamond. According to @chartdata, the first to be certified Diamond while still at #1, since Elton John’s “Candle in the Wind 1997.”
Lil Nas X recently came out as gay on the last day of pride. There's been some insensitive feedback going as far as no longer streaming his music, but he shook off the haters easily with multiple tweets.