Old Town Road

Released Date
December 3, 2018
Lil Nas X
About Old Town Road


Independently released track alternatively titled "Old Town Road (I Got Horses in the Back)" which gained popularity through the app TikTok. It eventually topped the Billboard Hot 100 for 19 weeks and number 19 on the Hot Country Songs. It won a 2019 Teen Choice Award for Choice Song: R&B/Hip-Hop and was nominated for three Grammy Awards in 2020.


The country trap single was produced by YoungKio and is performed by Lil Nas X. It heavily samples Nine Inch Nails' "34 Ghost IV." A collaborative remix called "Seoul Town Road" was performed by Lil Nas X and Kim Namjoon.