22 year old Canadian singer Justin bieber was awarded 8 Guinness records on September 29. Thanks to his fourth album ‘Purpose’, Bieber scored the following records:
- Most streamed track on Spotify in one week: ‘What Do You Mean’ with 30,723,708 times over seven days.
- Most streamed album on Spotify in one week: Purpose was streamed 205 million times worldwide.
- Most simultaneous tracks on the US singles chart: 17 tracks, with songs such as “Sorry”, “Love Yourself”, “Company” and ”Mark My Words”.
- Most simultaneous new entries in the Hot 100 by a solo artist: 13 songs on the Hot 100 dated December 5, 2015.
- First act to occupy all top three positions simultaneously on UK singles chart.
- Male with most followers on twitter: 85,235,563.
- Most viewed music channel on YouTube: Justin’s official VEVO channel on YouTube was the most viewed with 10,478,651,389
- Most subscribers on YouTube for a male musician: 20,711,202 subscribers
These awards go to show how influential the artist has been for years and how his fame just keeps increasing with every album. Guinness World Records 2017 Edition is available on September 8th 2016 at £20 UK and suggested retail price of $29.