Lil Nas X Is Grateful For CMA Nomination
Lil Nas X‘s “Old Town Road” wasn’t allowed to appear on any of Billboard’s country charts, but that hasn’t stopped the viral hit from being nominated for country music’s most prestigious award.
The record-breaking smash, featuring Billy Ray Cyrus, has been nominated for a Country Music Association award in the category of Musical Event of the Year. That’s a category that features records by artists who don’t normally record together. Among the other nominees in the category: Country superstars Garth Brooks, Blake Shelton and Maren Morris.
thank you guys for this nomination!! https://t.co/YFMudfHWQI
— nope (@LilNasX) August 28, 2019
Billy Ray tweeted:
Thank you @CountryMusic! Just found out we’re nominated for Musical Event of the Year! Woohoo! @LilNasX @YoungKio_ @trent_reznor #AtticusRoss #CMAawards! pic.twitter.com/G4ac6LR5St
— Billy Ray Cyrus (@billyraycyrus) August 28, 2019
It’s been a big week for the “Panini” artist: On Monday, he won his first-ever award, Song of the Year, for “Old Town Road.”
Tune in to see if Lil Nas X wins when the CMA Awards air November 13 on ABC.
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