Billie Eilish ends his record-breaking reign...

When Lil Nas X first released 'Old Town Road' no one knew quite how to place it.

A kind of trap-country crossover, the (white) country establishment turned their nose up at it, removing the single from the charts.

So instead Lil Nas X just got bigger. And bigger. And bigger.

Arguably 2019's defining mainstream moment, 'Old Town Road' broke all manner of records, spending 19 weeks at the pinnacle of the Billboard charts.

Alas, no longer. Billie Eilish has swooped to conquer, with her single 'Bad Guy' squeezing past 'Old Town Road'.

Lil Nas X, though, was typically gracious, tweeting his congratulations when news broke:

So, one more time...

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