Lil Nas X has formally been acknowledged by the nation music group. The country-rap artist simply acquired a Country Music Association award.
Ahead of the 53rd CMA Awards, it was introduced that Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus are the winners of the Musical Event of the Year class for his or her record-breaking “Old Town Road” remix.
The win was introduced on Good Morning America on Wednesday (Nov. 13).
— Good Morning America (@GMA) November 13, 2019
Though he wasn’t current on GMA to obtain the award, Nas X did have a good time by way of Twitter. “LETS GOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!” he wrote.
LETS GOOOOOOOOO!!!!!! ??? https://t.co/QjcZTvp09h
— nope (@LilNasX) November 13, 2019
The 20-year-old rapper’s country-infused entice music was marred in controversy upon its launch earlier this yr when it was faraway from Billboard’s nation charts.
It was additionally reported that many CMA voters resisted voting for the music in main classes on the CMA poll, inflicting the large hit to be shut out of Single and Song of the Year.
Nevertheless, “Old Town Road” went on to set the file of longest No. 1 single of all time, topping Billboard’s Hot 100 for 19 consecutive weeks.
The music was additionally simply licensed 10x platinum by the RIAA, promoting over 10 million items and incomes the distinguished Diamond standing.
Nas X’s follow-up, “Panini,” is charting nicely and he launched his debut EP in June. However, after receiving a lot consideration, the rapper introduced an prolonged break again in September.
it’s been a wild final 7 months and im able to take a while off. sorry to everybody attending twitchcon or the sandbox music pageant, i cannot be there. i really like u guys and can make it as much as you a way. ???
— nope (@LilNasX) September 27, 2019
I assume even whereas he’s chilling, Nas X continues to be accumulating trophies on his cabinets.