Gay Atlanta rapper Lil Nas X has made history yet again with a nomination for a Country Music Award (CMA).
His track “Old Town Road” featuring country legend Billy Ray Cyrus was nominated for Musical Event of the Year. With this nomination, Lil Nas X has become the first out gay man to be nominated at the CMAs.
The song is up against Maren Morris’ “All My Favorite People,” Brooks & Dunn’s “Brand new Man,” Garth Brooks and Blake Shelton’s “Dive Bar,” and Brantley Gilbert and Lindsay Ell’s “What Happens in a Small Town” for the title.
The #CMAawards MUSICAL EVENT of the Year nominees are… "All My Favorite People" "Brand New Man" "Dive Bar" "Old Town Road (Remix)" "What Happens In A Small Town" pic.twitter.com/h7RI2ytFzv