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American rapper, singer, and songwriter from Georgia

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Lil Nas X: American rapper, singer, and songwriter from Georgia
Montero Lamar Hill, known as Lil Nas X, is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter. He rose to prominence with the release of his country rap single "Old Town Road", which first achieved viral popularity on the micro-platform app TikTok in early 2019 before climbing music charts internationally and becoming diamond certified by November of that same year.

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Lil Nas X’s Roblox concert was attended 33 million times

lil nas x’s roblox concert was attended 33 million times
Image: Roblox Lil Nas X performed to an audience of millions across two days and four shows this weekend, playing in a setting that literally made him larger than life: the hit kids game Roblox. The..
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Lil Nas X brings Old Town Road to Roblox with an elaborate virtual concert

lil nas x brings old town road to roblox with an elaborate virtual concert
Photo by Nathan Congleton / NBC / NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images As Lil Nas X moves through the setlist of his next concert, the world will change around him. It’ll transform from an Old West..
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Michael J Fox goes back to Back To The Future for cameo in Lil Nas X video

The star reprises his role as Marty McFly for a cameo in Lil Nas X's new video.
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Post Malone leads Billboard Awards nominations

post malone leads billboard awards nominations
Post Malone is the sunflower of the 2020 Billboard Music Awards. The multi-platinum 25-year-old star scored 16 nominations, dick clark productions and NBC announced on Tuesday. Malone’s nominations..
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Lil Nas X Says RBG's Death Poses Terrifying Prospects for LGBTQ Community

Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death and President Trump's race to fill her seat isn't just a one-issue problem ... so says Lil Nas X, who fears big setbacks for the LGBTQ community. LNX was leaving LAX..
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GLAAD Media Awards: Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union honor trans daughter, Lil Nas X wins

At the first virtual GLAAD Media Awards, celebrities including Lil Nas X, Dolly Parton, Demi Lovato, Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union made appearances.
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Lil Nas X among 2,300 invited to join the Recording Academy's diverse new class of voters

The Recording Academy has extended invitations to 2,300 music professionals from wide-ranging backgrounds and genres to join the 2020 member class.
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Lil Nas X explains why he declined to endorse Pete Buttigieg for president

lil nas x explains why he declined to endorse pete buttigieg for president
Lil Nas X marked the one-year anniversary of his hit single, “Old Town Road,” by doing an in-depth interview where he discussed being asked by South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg to endorse his..
WorldNews - Published

'Just crashed a wedding at Disney World': How Lil Nas X celebrated winning an NAACP Image Award

Lil Nas X, the 20-year-old "Old Town Road" artist, surprised fans at a Disney World wedding over the weekend after winning an NAACP Image Award.
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Best-dressed at the Grammys 2020: Ariana Grande, Lizzo and Lil Nas X turn heads on the red carpet

From Lizzo's angelic Atelier Versace dress to Ariana Grande's giant Giambattista Valli gown, here are the best-dress stars at the 2020 Grammy Awards.
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Lizzo, Billie Eilish, Lil Nas X take early Grammy awards

R&B singer Lizzo and country rapper Lil Nas X got off to a winning start at the Grammy Awards on Sunday, taking home two early awards apiece as the highest honors in the music industry kicked off under..
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Early Grammys for Dolly Parton and Lil Nas X

Stars are collecting awards ahead of the main ceremony at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
BBC News - Published

Lady Gaga, Beyonce win Grammys as Kobe Bryant death clouds show

Lil Nas X, Lady Gaga and Beyonce took home early Grammys on Sunday as the highest honors in the music industry kicked off under a cloud after the death basketball star Kobe Bryant.
Reuters - Published

Grammys 2020: Lady Gaga scores early awards for 'A Star Is Born,' Lil Nas X and Beyonce also win

At the Grammys pre-show, "A Star Is Born" is still claiming victory a year after its Oscar run, while Beyonce wins for "Homecoming."
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Grammys 2020: Seven things to watch out for - and how to watch the ceremony

The key facts for Sunday's show - from BTS and Lil Nas X to the controversy over vote-rigging.
BBC News - Published

Billie, Lizzo, Lil Nas X dominate 2019

Billboard's Ian Drew described how Billie Eilish, Lizzo and Lil Nas X dominated the music scene in 2019 as he recapped some of the year's biggest songs, biggest artists and biggest stories (Dec...
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Lil Nas X's 'biggest shock of the year'

Lil Nas X reveals his immediate reaction to finding out about his six Grammy nominations. (Nov. 25)  
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Lizzo, Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X dominate Grammy nods, Taylor Swift sidelined

Pop newcomers Lizzo, Billie Eilish and country rapper Lil Nas X dominated Grammy nominations on Wednesday in a list for the highest awards in the music industry that favored diversity and women over..
Reuters - Published

Taylor Swift gets snubbed for best album, and other Grammy nomination surprises

taylor swift gets snubbed for best album, and other grammy nomination surprises
Those who follow commercial pop music likely predicted that 2019 breakout artists Lizzo and Billie Eilish would earn a lot of love at the 62nd Grammy Awards, which they did. Those who bet against Lil..
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Grammy nominations: Lizzo leads, Billie Eilish makes history, and 'Old Town Road' scores

First-time nominees Lizzo, Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X lead the 2020 Grammy Awards nominations, with nods for best album, record, song and new artist.
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Lil Nas X on returning to his hometown: "I definitely felt like some kind of hero"

"CBS This Morning" joined rapper Lil Nas X as he made a surprise visit to his Atlanta-area high school, where he was a student just two years ago. Students cheered and posed for pictures with the "Old..
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Lil Nas X on his journey to "Old Town Road"

The 20-year-old made history when "Old Town Road" became the longest-running No. 1 single in Billboard's history. It is a story of overnight success for the rapper who dropped out of college to pursue..
CBS News - Published

CMA Awards 2019: 'Old Town Road' wins musical event of the year, Kacey Musgraves wins for music video

"Old Town Road" by Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus won musical event of the year at the 2019 CMA Awards. Kacey Musgraves' "Rainbow" won for music video.
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Adam Lambert talks new music and relating to Lil Nas X

Adam Lambert talks new music and relating to Lil Nas X  
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Behind the Scenes of the Gayle King and Lil Nas X Interview

CBS News takes you behind the scenes of Gayle King's interview with 20-year-old Lil Nas X that aired on "CBS This Morning" October 1, 2019. See the full interview at CBSNews.com/LilNasX
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What the record-breaking success of "Old Town Road" means for rapper Lil Nas X

Lil Nas X broke records with having the longest running single on Billboard top charts with "Old Town Road." The song generated over a $1 billion in revenue in less than a year. Music industry analyst..
CBS News - Published

Lil Nas X opens up to Gayle King about coming out, sleeping on floors before success

Lil Nas X, whose "Old Town Road" shattered the record for longest-running No. 1 song on Billboard's Hot 100, is opening up about coming out.
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Lil Nas X on the origins of "Old Town Road": "The line just comes to me"

"The day the song came out, I knew I was on to something," the 20-year-old rapper said
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Lil Nas X takes Gayle King inside studio where he recorded "Old Town Road"

Lil Nas X took King to the humble Atlanta studio, CinCoYo, where the young musician paid just $20 for a recording session
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Lil Nas X opens up about the difficulties of coming out

The 20-year-old rapper shot to fame earlier this year for his hit song "Old Town Road"
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Lil Nas X proves with 'Panini' video there's no getting away from 'Old Town Road' singer

Lil Nas X is, like, everywhere in his new "Panini" video, which he dropped Thursday. What does it all mean? A new viral hit.
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CMA Awards 2019: Maren Morris tops full list of nominees along with Carrie Underwood, Blake Shelton

Lil Nas X's Old Town Road Remix featuring Billy Ray Cyrus earned a nod for Musical Event of the Year.
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Lil Nas X invites Joe Jonas to remix his new song: 'Imma let u on panini'

Joe Jonas joked after the VMAs that his "Old Town Road" remix didn't make the cut. So Lil Nas X invited him to remix his follow-up song, "Panini."
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MTV Video Music Awards hosted in New Jersey and was met with protesters

Newark, New Jersey, became the music capital of the world when it hosted the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards where Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande and Lil Nas took home statues. But also making a mark were..
CBS News - Published

Lizzo, Lil Nas X and a Little Sinatra: Barack Obama shares his summer playlist

lizzo, lil nas x and a little sinatra: barack obama shares his summer playlist
Former President Barack Obama has tweeted out his summer playlist, in case you needed some auditory inspiration for the last few weeks of the season. The artists featured — who span the likes of The..
WorldNews - Published

How to watch the MTV Video Music Awards

VMAs will feature performances from Missy Elliott, Queen Latifah, Lizzo, Lil Nas X, Normani and Taylor Swift
CBS News - Published

Lil Nas X, Billy Ray Cyrus applaud Billie Eilish for ending 'Old Town Road's historic run

Lil Nas X's viral country-rap hit "Old Town Road" has sat atop the Billboard Hot 100 chart for a record-breaking 19 weeks. Until now.
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20 country-rap songs before ‘Old Town Road’

From "Wild Wild West" to "Dirt Road Anthem," 24/7 Tempo has identified 20 country rap songs that preceded Lil Nas X's “Old Town Road.”
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Old Town Road Is Real, and People Keep Stealing the Street Signs

After Lil Nas X’s song blew up, the street signs for Old Town Rd. in Wellesley, Mass., began to disappear.
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Meet the black cowboys of the real 'Old Town Road'

Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road" has cast a light on black Western culture, but African American cowboys and cowgirls have thrived in the U.S. for decades.
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The real 'Old Town Road': Lil Nas X highlights black cowboy culture across US

Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road" has cast a light on black Western culture, but African American cowboys and cowgirls have thrived in the U.S. for decades.
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Lil Nas X rides Old Town Road into the record books

lil nas x rides old town road into the record books
Lil Nas X has landed himself in the records books with a 17-week run at the top of the U.S. charts. The rapper’s Old Town Road has broken a 16-week tie with Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men’s One Sweet..
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Lil Nas X breaks Billboard record with "Old Town Road"

Breakthrough rapper's viral song "Old Town Road" overtook the Billboard record set by Mariah Carey's "One Sweet Day​" for most weeks at No. 1
CBS News - Published

Old Town Road: Lil Nas X beats US singles chart record

The country rap song has held the top spot on the US singles chart for a record-beating 17 weeks.
BBC News - Published

Lil Nas X’s ‘Old Town Road’ Breaks Billboard’s Singles Record

The “country-trap” track notched a 17th week at the top of the Hot 100, becoming the chart’s longest-running No. 1 song.
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Lil Nas X's 'Old Town Road' overtakes 'One Sweet Day,' sets new record for most weeks at No.1

It's one sweet day for Lil Nas X: The rapper's viral "Old Town Road" has broken the Billboard record set by Mariah Carey's "One Sweet Day."
USATODAY.com - Published

Lil Nas X releases "Seoul Town Road" remix with K-pop star

The song has been No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 100 for 16 weeks – one more week and it breaks a record
CBS News - Published

BTS' RM teams up with Lil Nas X for 'Old Town Road' remix: 'Seoul Town Road'

RM from the South Korean boy band BTS and Lil Nas X dropped a new remix of the hit song "Old Town Road" to the surprise of fans.
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Lil Nas X raids Area 51 in new "Old Town Road" music video

The U.S. Air Force, which conducts tests and trains combat aircraft there, said the event could be "dangerous"
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Miley Cyrus explains why she doesn't want kids

Cyrus is talking Hannah Montana, Ashley O, Lil Nas X and Liam Hemsworth
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