‘Rich Men North of Richmond’ Beat Out Taylor Swift for No. 1 Song on Charts

Oliver Anthony’s viral, working-class anthem “Rich Men North of Richmond” shows no sign of slowing down.

Since last week, the song has dominated the iTunes charts and now it also holds the No. 1 spot on Apple Music’s global charts.

The former factory worker turned singer is beating out much more established musicians such as Morgan Wallen and Taylor Swift.

The 33-year old Swift is one of the biggest music stars in the world, across any genre, to put Anthony’s viral success in perspective.

Incredibly, outlets are already predicting the track might debut at No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot 100 next week, which would topple the many weeks Morgan’s “Last Night” has taken the title.

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Anthony’s meteoric rise was recently explained and described by Fox News medical contributor Dr. Janette Nesheiwat.

She stated she believes his popularity occurred “because he understood and acknowledged the pain, the suffering and the struggling that so many Americans are dealing with on a daily basis.

“He is a voice for all of those who aren’t able to express what they’re feeling, what they’re going through, and be able



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