Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus’ “Old Town Road” Joins Most Dominant Hot 100 #1’s

Lil Nas X | Photo by Eric Lagg

As streams and sales from the Billy Ray Cyrus version of “Old Town Road” are combined with the original, Lil Nas X’s breakout hit leads this week’s Hot 100 with over 3x the points of runner up “Sunflower” (Post Malone and Swae Lee).

Here’s a list of every Hot 100 #1 hit to have at least 2x the points of the #2 track in any given week since the start of the Soundscan era (November 1991):

Whitney Houston – “I Will Always Love You
Boyz II Men – “I’ll Make Love to You
Bone Thugs-n-Harmony – “Tha Crossroads
Puff Daddy & Faith Evans featuring 112 – “I’ll Be Missing You
Elton John – “Candle in the Wind 1997
Celine Dion – “My Heart Will Go On
K-Ci & JoJo – “All My Life
Brandy & Monica – “The Boy Is Mine
Aerosmith – “I Don’t Wanna Miss a Thing
Mariah Carey featuring Jay-Z – “Heartbreaker
Janet Jackson – “All for You
Shakira featuring Wyclef Jean – “Hips Don’t Lie
Justin Timberlake feat. Timbaland – “SexyBack
Flo Rida – “Right Round
Baauer – “Harlem Shake
Robin Thicke featuring T.I. & Pharrell – “Blurred Lines
Adele – “Hello
Ed Sheeran – “Shape of You
Taylor Swift – “Look What You Made Me Do
Drake – “God’s Plan
Drake – “In My Feelings
Lil Nas X featuring Billy Ray Cyrus – “Old Town Road


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