Oliver Anthony's 'I Wanna Go Home' makes history within day of release

Unsigned country sensation Oliver Anthony makes history with second song

Oliver Anthony just dropped a new song called, 'I Wanna Go Home', and the musician made history by collecting more than a million streams in just one day.

Oliver Anthony
Oliver Anthony / YouTube screenshot

Oliver Anthony is back with another hit called, 'I Wanna Go Home'. 

The song was released earlier this week, and according to Daily Mail, the song already has over 1.4-million streams on Spotify. 

The country music singer from Farmville, Virginia, shared a short video on his social media pages. 

The song talks about a longing to go home because of the state of the world:

Son, we're on the brink of the next world war

And I don't think nobody's prayin' no more

And I ain't sayin I know it for sure

I'm just down on my knees

Beggin', Lord, take me home

I just wanna go home

I don't know which road to go

It's been so long

I just know I didn't used to wake up feelin' this way

Cussin' myself every damn day

People have really gone and lost their way

They all just do what the TVs say

And I wanna go home. 

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The Country music singer become an overnight sensation after releasing the song, 'Rich Men North of Richmond'.

The controversial song made history, making Oliver the first artist to debut at the top of Billboard Hot 100. This is despite having no prior chart history.

Oliver is an independent artist. According to Daily Mail, he turned down recording offers for as much as $8-million. 

He said his first release, 'Rich Men North of Richmond', was the first ever song he recorded with a professional microphone. 

The song was reportedly streamed 17.5-million times during the week ending 17 August, after being released a few days before then. 

According to Daily Mail, Oliver is estimated to be earning $40,000 a day. 

He sings about religion and war. 

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Oliver took to Facebook to talk about how his songs were written at a time he was battling depression. 

"People in the music industry give me blank stares when I brush off 8 million dollar offers. I don't want 6 tour buses, 15 tractor trailers and a jet. I don't want to play stadium shows, I don't want to be in the spotlight. I wrote the music I wrote because I was suffering with mental health and depression. These songs have connected with millions of people on such a deep level because they're being sung by someone feeling the words in the very moment they were being sung. No editing, no agent, no bulls**t. Just some idiot and his guitar. The style of music that we should have never gotten away from in the first place," he wrote on Facebook.

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