Boston — Old Town Road, the genre-bending hip-hop/country smash by Lil Nas X, set a record on Monday with its 17th straight week atop the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

The much-remixed song, whose most popular version features Billy Ray Cyrus, has been No 1 since early April. The social video app TikTok drove much of that popularity as fans posted clip after clip after clip of their own takes on the tune.

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