Billie Eilish stops Lil Nas X's streak at number one

After 9 weeks of being a spurs-length away from Lil Nas X and "Old Town Road," Billie Eilish has officially booted the record-breaking hit from the top spot with "bad guy." Duh.

"Congratulations to Billie Eilish!," the viral sensation immediately wrote after the news broke Monday afternoon. "U deserve this!" He followed it with a meme of Squidward from SpongeBob SquarePants begging for change, commenting, "me when Columbia drop me from the label because Billie Eilish took the number 1 spot."

"Old Town Road" spent 19 weeks at number one, becoming the longest running number one in history.

The weird and winding trip for "Old Town Road" won't be soon forgotten, with remixes of remixes, an epic ascent to the top, and ultimately a record-shattering stay at number one. What was once a Country chart reject became a ubiquitous anthem, enjoyed by people six to sixty. Lil Nas X harnessed the power of social media and turned this SoundCloud standout into a piece of history.

For Billie Eilish, dethroning the King of the charts is just the latest victory for the 17-year-old singer. Earlier this year she became the first person born in the 2000s to top the album chart, she has two of the top-selling vinyl releases of the year, and she is only 1 of 3 women to top the Alternative charts twice on her own. The script was set for the young fighter to come up through the ranks, and after 9 weeks she finally connected on a knockout round. The "bad guy" reigns, as "Old Town Road" retires to the ranch.

"This is the first week in 5 months old town road hasn't been number 1," Lil Nas X wrote on Instagram. "This journey had taught me so much! Can't wait for y'all to see what's next."

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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JULY 25: Lil Nas X performs on stage during Internet Live By BuzzFeed at Webster Hall on July 25, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images for BuzzFeed)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 04: Lil Nas X visits the Country Hits Radio studios on July 04, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by HGL/Getty Images,)
GLASTONBURY, ENGLAND - JUNE 30: Lil Nas X performs at the Pyramid Stage during day five of Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm, Pilton on June 30, 2019 in Glastonbury, England. (Photo by Joseph Okpako/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - JUNE 23: Lil Nas X attends the 2019 BET Awards at Microsoft Theater on June 23, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images)
GLASTONBURY, ENGLAND - JUNE 30: Lil Nas X performs with Miley Cyrus on The Pyramid Stage during day five of Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm, Pilton on June 30, 2019 in Glastonbury, England. (Photo by Shirlaine Forrest/WireImage)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 04: Lil Nas X visits the Country Hits Radio studios on July 04, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by HGL/Getty Images,)
GLASTONBURY, ENGLAND - JUNE 30: Lil Nas X performs on the Pyramid stage during day five of Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm, Pilton on June 30, 2019 in Glastonbury, England. (Photo by Dave J Hogan/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - JUNE 23: Lil Nas X attends the 2019 BET Awards on June 23, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rodin Eckenroth/WireImage)
GLASTONBURY, ENGLAND - JUNE 30: Lil Nas X and Miley Cyrus perform on the Pyramid stage during day five of Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm, Pilton on June 30, 2019 in Glastonbury, England. (Photo by Dave J Hogan/Getty Images)
Lil Nas X performs onstage during the 2019 BET awards at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California on June 23, 2019. (Photo by Jean-Baptiste LACROIX / AFP) (Photo credit should read JEAN-BAPTISTE LACROIX/AFP/Getty Images)
NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE - JUNE 08: (EDITORIAL USE ONLY) Lil Nas X performs onstage during day 3 of the 2019 CMA Music Festival on June 8, 2019 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)
NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE - JUNE 06: Lil Nas X visits the Spotify House during CMA Fest at Ole Red on June 06, 2019 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Terry Wyatt/Getty Images for Spotify)
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - JUNE 02: Lil Nas X performs during Summer Jam 2019 at MetLife Stadium on June 2, 2019 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Johnny Nunez/WireImage)
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