CMA voters consider whether or not to nominate ‘Old Town Road’

NASHVILLE, Tennessee --- Though Lil Nas X has broken chart records and become a streaming juggernaut with his breakout country rap hit "Old Town Road" with Billy Ray Cyrus, the song faces an uphill challenge to get a nomination for a CMA (Country Music Association) award. Ballots have gone out for nominations for the CMA Awards, but some voters are struggling to decide how to recognize the musical phenomenon of the year, which has become the longest-running number one song in the history of Billboard's Hot 100. Billboard decided "Old Town Road" was not a country song and pulled it off country charts early on, but the song made enough of an impact anyway that it became eligible ...

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