Support our efforts, sign up to a full membership!
(Start for free)
Register or login with just your e-mail address
 Artist 


Lil Nas X
   
Number of songs: 3 | Total weeks on charts: 705
Appearing in a total number of: 37 charts | Total period running: 548 days
Biography

Montero Lamar Hill (born April 9, 1999), known professionally as Lil Nas X, is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter from Atlanta, Georgia. He is best known for his country rap single "Old Town Road", which achieved viral popularity as part of the "Yeehaw Challenge" on the video sharing app TikTok. "Old Town Road" peaked at number 15 on the Billboard Hot 100 and was controversially removed from the Hot Country Songs after debuting at number 19.

Lil Nas X began his career as an internet personality on Twitter. He gained popularity through his Nicki Minaj fan account,"NasMaraj", named after Minaj’s given name, "Marat", and rapper, Nas. In 2015, Lil Nas X became known for his viral tweets and other fanpage, "FactsAboutNM". In 2017, "NasMaraj", was known for its interactive "scenario threads". These threads were popularized on Twitter with the dashboard application TweetDeck.
The threads were based on surviving a "School Shooting" which can be seen on his other account, "viewsfromnas". Through these accounts, Montero accumulated a large following and, with the encouragement of his followers, began making music.

He began uploading songs to SoundCloud in 2018. On December 3, 2018, he released the country rap song "Old Town Road". The song went viral in early 2019 due to the "Yeehaw Challenge" meme on media app TikTok. "Old Town Road" debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 at number 83 and later peaking at 15. It also debuted on the Hot Country Songs chart at number 19 and Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs at 36, being controversially removed from the former in March 2019.

Country music star Billy Ray Cyrus has since supported Lil Nas X's "Old Town Road" in a tweet, and he is a featured vocalist in a remix of the song released in early April 2019.
Sources: Last.fm, Wikipedia


Lil Nas X in the news
Billie Eilish, Lizzo, And Lil Nas X Win Inaugural Apple Music Awards (05/12/2019) ignore (05/12/2019)
DaBaby Teams Up With Pop Star Camila Cabello! (28/11/2019) 2019 American Music Awards: The Complete List Of Winners (25/11/2019)
Universal Music Publishing Group Signs Dababy To Global Administration Deal (21/11/2019) Recording Academy Announces Nominees For The 62nd Annual Grammy Awards (20/11/2019)
53rd Annual CMAs Full Winners List (14/11/2019) Post Malone, Ariana Grande, & Billie Eilish Lead Nominations For The 2019 American Music Awards - See Full List! (24/10/2019)
Triller Announces Record-Breaking Growth, New Funding By Proxima Media And Acquisition Of AI Music Platform (23/10/2019) YUNGBLUD, AJ Tracey & Jax Jones Announced For BBC Radio 1's Teen Awards (14/10/2019)
J. Cole Wins Big At The Bet "Hip Hop Awards" 2019 With 3 Wins Followed By Cardi B, Travis Scott, Megan Thee Stallion And Lil Nas X With 2 Wins Each (10/10/2019) Now That's What I Call Music! Presents Today's Top Hits On 'Now That's What I Call Music! 72' And 'Now That's What I Call 80s Hits & Remixes' (07/10/2019)
The BET "Hip Hop Awards" 2019 Returns To Atlanta On October 5, 2019 (13/09/2019) Diplo's Major Lazer Debuts "Que Calor" Featuring 
J Balvin & El Alfa (12/09/2019)
BMI Sets Revenue Records With $1.283 Billion (10/09/2019)
Songs by Lil Nas X
(125|11|165)


Related Songs



You might be interested also in...

Top songs from around the world today
Azet
(German Top 40, 30/Nov/2019)
Nimo
(German Top 40, 23/Nov/2019)






© 2001-2019
top40-charts.com (S4)
about | advertise | site map
contact | privacy
Page gen. in 0.2426860 secs // 85 () queries in 0.12416839599609 secs


Support Top40-Charts.com (5$/year) We noticed you are using an Ad blocker! Please consider supporting our site. We provide free content for everyone and would love to only be funded by music lovers -> Find out how
live