Lil Nas X will light up Hordern Pavilion on Wednesday 4 January, stopping in Sydney for his Long Live Montero Tour, marking the 23-year-old’s first ever show in the city. Lil Nas X rose to fame with his 2019 mega hit ‘Old Town Road’, which simultaneously upended the music industry and shattered genre norms. The 16x Platinum remix with Billy Ray Cyrus became the longest running #1 single in Billboard Hot 100 history, is the most certified song in RIAA history, and was recognised with numerous awards including two Grammys. Multiplatinum hits ‘Panini’, ‘Rodeo’ and ‘HOLIDAY’ followed.

Lil Nas X went on to release the culture-shifting 5x Platinum hit ‘MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)’ in March 2021. The queer anthem debuted at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and propelled to #1 on both the Top 40 and Rhythm Airplay charts. The single features on his GRAMMY-nominated, certified Platinum debut album Montero which was released last September and landed spots on “Best Of 2021” lists across the globe. The album also boasts back-to-back Top 40 #1s with ‘Industry Baby’ featuring Jack Harlow and ‘That’s What I Want’. Don’t miss the rapper, singer, songwriter and internet king’s first Sydney show when he performs in January, fresh off his headline slots at Falls and Lost Paradise. It’s going to be one hell of a night!

Secret Sounds & Live Nation

Wednesday 4 Jan '23