The Country Rapper's "Old Town Road," featuring Billy Ray Cyrus, has maintained the top spot for the 17th consecutive week, beating out former record holders "Despacito" by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee, featuring Justin Bieber, from 2017 , and "One Sweet Day" by Carey and Boyz II Men in 1995-96.
Carey posted on congratulations with a photo of her husband and wife
"Sending love & congrats to @lilnasx on breaking one of the longest running records in music history! " reads the caption of the image. Keeping your best life! "