Justin Bieber Holds 8 Guinness World Records

August 31, 2016

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Congratulations to Justin Bieber, who holds eight Guinness World Records, thanks in part to his latest album, Purpose.  According to writers of the new Guinness World Records 2017 Edition, the 22 year old is the benchmark for the following:

  1. Most streamed track on Spotify in one week ("What Do You Mean?," streamed 30,723,708 times)
  2. Most streamed album on Spotify in one week (Purpose, 205 million times)
  3. Most simultaneous tracks on the Billboard Hot 100 (17 in December 2015)
  4. First act to fill three top slots simultaneously on the UK singles chart ("Love Yourself," No. 1, "Sorry," No. 2, and "What Do You Mean?," No. 3)
  5. Most simultaneous new entries on the Billboard Hot 100 chart (13)
  6. Most Twitter followers of any male (82,235,563)
  7. Most YouTube subscribers of any male (20,711,202)
  8. Most viewed YouTube music channel (10,478,651,389), breaking the previous record set by Rihanna

SOURCE: Guinness World Records

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