Mariah Carey Congratulates Lil Nas X On Breaking Her All-Time Hot 100 Record

The 20-year-old newcomer also pays respect to the music legend.

(AllHipHop News) Lil Nas X has cemented his name in the history books. The Atlanta performer's "Old Town Road" is now the longest-running #1 single on the Hot 100 chart of all time (17 weeks).

"Old Town Road" featuring Billy Ray Cyrus passed Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men's "One Sweet Day" as well as Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee's "Despacito" featuring Justin Bieber. Carey actually congratulated Lil Nas on Twitter.

"Sending love & congrats to @LilNasX on breaking one of the longest running records in music history! We've been blessed to hold this record with a song that means a great deal to @BoyzIIMen and myself and has touched so many. Keep living your best life! ❤️," wrote the entertainment legend.

LNX respond to Mariah's tweet by posting, "wowwww thank you so much mariah! you are a legend and an icon and i’m blessed to even have you acknowledging me right now! growing up to your music & now having you talk to me directly is unreal! ❤️❤️❤️."