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Lil Nas X Becomes Second Gay Man Ever To Be Certified Diamond Song

Lil Nas X has done it again! The American rapper becomes the second openly gay man to earn a diamond certified song, after Elton John. 


Song 'Old Town Road' has reached sales of 10 million units, according to ‘Gay Times’. 


This is also the first song in 2019 to receive a diamond certification.




This is not the first time Lil Nas X has stood out.


‘Gay Times’ mention that “In August, Lil Nas X took home the award for Song of the Year at the VMAs, making him the first LGBTQ artist to do so.


“He also became the first artist to come out as gay while having a number one song.” 


He was also the first openly gay man to be nominated at the Country Music Awards.





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