21 year old rapper slash singer Lil Nas X has just registered his name in the history books. On December 2018 ,Lil Nas released his debut single “Old Town” after going viral on TikTok, then getting remix by country singer Billy Ray Cyrus,and it spending total 19 weeks on top of Billboard Charts, “Old Town Remix” has finally broken the record for Highest Certified song in United States.
Columbia Records just announced Lil Nas X‘s song “Old Town Road” Remix featuring Billy Ray Cyrus which was previously tied with “All of Me” and “Despacito” has now surpassed those two songs and achieved 14X Platinum status in the country.
— Columbia Records (@ColumbiaRecords) January 9, 2021
Below you can check the list of Highest Certified songs in RIAA’s history
Lil Nas X – Old Town Road Remix – 14X Platinum
Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber – Despacito Remix – 13X Platinum
John Legend – All Of Me – 13X Platinum
Katy Perry – Firework – 12X Platinum
Bruno Mars – Just The Way You Are – 12X Platinum
Eminem featuring Rihanna – Love The Way You Lie – 12X Platinum
Ed Sheeran – Thinking Out Loud – 12X Platinum
Justin Bieber featuring Ludacris – Baby – 12X Platinum
The Chainsmokers featuring Halsey – Closer – 12X Platinum