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Five Burning Questions: Lil Nas X's ‘Montero' Debuts Atop the Hot 100

10 days ago   |   By Billboard

Nearly two years after his Hot 100 takeover with “Old Town Road” kicked off, Lil Nas X has returned to the top of the chart this week with “Montero .” The new single, which was boosted in part by a must-see music video, debuts at No. 1 on the Hot 100 with 46.9 million U.S. streams, according to MRC Data, and earns Lil Nas X another chart-topper after “Old Town Road” spent a record 19 weeks at No. 1 in 2019.
How surprising is Lil Nas X's latest chart achievement? And is the controversy “Montero” has caused since its release replicable by other pop stars? Billboard staffers discuss these...
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Lil Nas X Has A Message For Haters As ‘Montero ' Gallops To No. 1

10 days ago   |   By MTV

“Montero ” is Lil Nas X's second single to hit No. 1 on the Billboard charts after his hit “Old Town Road" back in 2019.
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Lil Nas X Shares Behind-The-Scenes ‘Montero' Video After Debuting At No. 1

Lil Nas X Shares Behind-The-Scenes ‘Montero' Video After Debuting At No. 1

10 days ago   |   By Urban Islandz

Lil Nas X shared with fans some behind-the-scenes shots from his controversial “Montero” video Lil Nas X's latest song, “Montero
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‘He's a Genius': How Lil Nas X's ‘Montero' Marketing Strategy Pressed All the Right Buttons

10 days ago   |   By Billboard

If there's one thing Lil Nas X had plenty of over the last week and a half, it's time.
This week, his new single “Montero ” debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 , thanks to an unforgettable music video in which he dances with the devil, quite literally. The clip - in which Lil Nas X pole-dances to Hell, giving Satan a provocative performance upon arrival - has accumulated over 96 million YouTube views to date, taking the top spot on YouTube's U.S. trending and top songs chart.
The reaction to the video was instant: countless TikTok and YouTube videos, tweets, Instagram posts and...
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Lil Nas X Offers a Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Recording of ‘Montero' in New Video

10 days ago   |   By Billboard

It's been a big couple of weeks for Lil Nas X , so he's ready to kick back and relax in his new video for “Montero .”
Nas released a new behind-the-scenes video for “Montero” on Monday , in which he cheekily named it the “Official Video except its not the official video at all.” Throughout the new visual, the rapper gives fans behind-the-scenes glimpses into the making of the song.
In the video, Nas works with his team at a house in Los Angeles to record and produce the new track. Throughout, there are scenes of the rapper dancing along to the track with his friends, yelling out the lyrics...
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