The track also becomes his first top 10 on Streaming Songs.
Lil Nas X scores his first No. 1 on a Billboard chart with “Old Town Road,” which vaults to No. 1 on the On-Demand Streaming Songs tally dated April 6.
“Old Town Road” rises 14-1 on the latest list, becoming not only Lil Nas X’s first top 10 on the chart but also his first leader. In the March 22-28 tracking week, the song racked up 20.2 million streams on on-demand audio services, according to Nielsen Music, a boost of 66 percent.
Lil Nas X becomes the third artist to score their first On-Demand Streaming Songs No. 1 with their first title to chart on the tally, following YNW Melly (“Murder On My Mind,” March 23) and Jonas Brothers (“Sucker,” March 16).