Bruno Mars Congratulates Lil Nas X After 'Old Town Road' Beats 'Uptown Funk' No. 1 Streak

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Bruno Mars speaks onstage during the 2018 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 20, 2018 in Las Vegas.

Lil Nas X's "Old Town Road," featuring Billy Ray Cyrus, is officially atop the Billboard Hot 100 for a 15th week, beating, among other songs, "Uptown Funk!" by Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars, which ruled for 14 weeks back in 2015.

Mars isn't salty, though. He took to Twitter on Tuesday (July 16) to congratulate the rapper. "Congrats @LilNasX ! That’s awesome," he wrote alongside a champagne glass emoji.

"bruno we can tell them about your remix now bro," Lil Nas X responded, hinting at a collab between the two, possibly as a joke, though nothing is confirmed yet. 

“Old Town Road” has also passed The Black Eyed Peas' "I Gotta Feeling," Mariah Carey's "We Belong Together," Elton John's "Candle in the Wind 1997"/"Something About the Way You Look Tonight," Los Del Rio's "Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix)," Boyz II Men's "I'll Make Love to You" and Whitney Houston's "I Will Always Love You," all of which also dominated the Hot 100 for 14 weeks each.

The infectious tune is one week away from potentially tying Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee's "Despacito" featuring Justin Bieber and Carey and Boyz II Men's "One Sweet Day” for the longest run atop the Hot 100 all-time.

 


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