Part of his purpose! Justin Bieber just scored eight new Guinness World Records thanks to his music chart domination and his colossal success on Spotify.
The 2017 edition of the Guinness World Records book honors the 22-year-old superstar for his unprecedented career achievements. According to the book, JB has the most streamed track on Spotify in one week (“What Do You Mean?,” 30,723,708 times) and the most streamed album on Spotify in one week (Purpose, 205 million times).
He also had the most simultaneous tracks on the Billboard Hot 100 — a whopping 17! — in December 2015 and is the first artist to fill three top slots simultaneously on the U.K. singles chart: “Love Yourself” (No. 1), “Sorry” (No. 2) and “What Do You Mean?” (No. 3).
— GuinnessWorldRecords (@GWR) August 30, 2016
Additionally, the Biebs has been acknowledged for having the most new singles on the Hot 100 chart (13!) and the most Twitter followers (82,235,563!) and YouTube subscribers (20,711,202!), as well as the most viewed YouTube channel. Yep, the “Love Yourself” crooner boasts an insanely impressive 10,478,651,389 views in total.
Prior to Bieber’s sold-out Purpose tour concert at NYC’s Madison Square Garden on July 18, Guinness staff presented the chart-topper with certificates to celebrate his massive milestones.
“.@justinbieber sings his way into the new #GWR2017 book with a set of 8 record titles!” Guinness tweeted on Monday, August 29, accompanied by two snapshots of the singer smiling and holding his new plaques.
Guinness World Records 2017 is available Tuesday, August 30.
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