By summer, a major label deal and a series of remixes rocketed the song to 1.8 billion spins in the U.S. en route to a record-setting 19 weeks atop the overall singles rankings. That helped Lil Nas X earn an estimated $14 million pretax, lassoing the No. 18 spot on our list of country’s top earners this fall.
How does Lil Nas X make his money?
Lil Nas X makes money because of the all the songs he makes and creates, some examples would be the Old Town Road Remix, MONTERO & INDUSTRY BABY.. he also promoted in a Lil Nas X & Roblox collaboration to younger audiences by hosting a virtual streaming concert in a Roblox concert “experience”.