Lil Nas X receives diamond certification for Old Town Road making him the only musician in 2019 to sell over 10 million copies of a song or album
10-FUCKING-MILLION UNITS SOLD!?
Lil Nas X‘s “Old Town Road” is STILL managing to break new records. Yesterday it became the first song during the course of the year 2019 to receive a diamond stamp of certification. Diamond certification means that an albums or single song has sold at least 10,000,000 units. “Old Town Road” previously occupied the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100 for 19 strait weeks, meaning it was the longest-running number-one single in the history of tracked music records. Thats nucking futs.
Other artists who have achieved diamond success are Justin Bieber (‘Baby’), Elton John (‘Candle In The Wind’), Carly Rae Jepsen (‘Call Me Maybe’), Imagine Dragons (‘Radioactive’), Lady Gaga (‘Poker Face’, ‘Bad Romance’) and Florida Georgia Line (‘Cruise’).