BTS, ONE DIRECTION & TAYLOR SWIFT Included In Guinness' Record Breaking Playlist!
Karen Jane Ng
We got to thank Guinness World Records for doing us a favor of curating a playlist that features the record-breaking feats of our favorite artists!
Featuring songs from record-holders @Drake, @BTS_twt, @Beyonce and @katyperry, listen to our The Year in Pop @Spotify playlist ahead of the launch of #GWR2019 https://t.co/bOssJGGztV pic.twitter.com/paX3rABWFv— GuinnessWorldRecords (@GWR) August 21, 2018
Ahead of its 2019 issue launch, GWR put together hits by One Direction, Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Ed Sheeran, Selena Gomez, Drake, BTS and more in their The Year In Pop playlist. The artists included were recognized for the following titles:
Most streamed track worldwide - Despacito (Remix) by Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee and Justin Bieber
Most streamed track on Spotify - Ed Sheeran's "Shape of You"
Most watched video online in 24 hours - Taylor Swift's "Look What You Made Me Do"
Most Twitter engagements - BTS registered 330,624 engagements on Twitter, overtaking Harry Styles who had 147,653 engagements on the same date
Most Latin Grammy Award wins by a female - Shakira won her 11th award at the 18th Annual Latin Grammy Awards, taking home the Best Contemporary Pop Vocal Album for El Dorado
Longest stay on the US Hot Latin Songs chart by a single artist - 22 weeks by J Balvin with Ginza
Most consecutive weeks on the US singles chart (multiple singles) - Drake with a total of 431 weeks – eight years and 88 days – on the Billboard Hot 100
Highest annual earnings for a band (current year) - Coldplay made £68.53 million
Most decades with a Top 20 hit on the US Hot Country Songs chart - Dolly Parton scored her 107th entry with a version of “Jolene” released with acapella quintet Pentatonix
Most weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 (current year) - "Radioactive" by Imagine Dragons
Most followers on Instagram - Selena Gomez
Most followers on Instagram for a music group - One Direction
Most followers on Twitter for a DJ - David Guetta
First user to reach 100 million followers on Twitter - Katy Perry
Most viewed music channel on YouTube (group) - Maroon 5