Guinness World Records is known for compiling the most fascinating, intense, and even bizarre information on the planet. Continue reading to find out who owns the world record for clapping and who made the world’s largest paradise cocktail.
Beyoncé holds a number of world records: Beyoncé holds the global records for the most Grammy Awards won by a female artist in a single year and the most Grammy Awards won by a female artist overall, as well as the most Grammy Awards won by a married couple. Beyoncé has also received a record-breaking 79 Grammy nominations, the most for a female artist, with 28 wins.
BTS broke records with the music video for “Boy With Luv”: BTS, a hugely popular Korean boy band, was the first K-pop artist to top the US albums list. The song “Boy With Luv” ft. Halsey, which racked up an incredible 74,600,000 views between April 12 and April 13, 2019, holds the record for the most-viewed YouTube video in 24 hours. On August 22, 2020, the band set a new milestone with the video for “Dynamite,” which achieved 101,000,000 views. The group also holds the record for the most Twitter engagements for a music group, as well as the fastest time to reach one million TikTok followers.
Dwayne Johnson set two Guinness World Records: Dwayne Johnson and his team set the record for the largest layered dip in January 2017. This mega-sized tailgating favorite took almost five hours to create in a 100-gallon fish tank. The 540-pound dip was later donated to an organization that helps the homeless. In 2015, the actor set a new record for the most selfies snapped in three minutes, with a total of 105. In 2018, however, James Smith beat him out with 168.
Eminem holds the record for the most words in a hit song: With “Rap God,” which clocks in at 1,560 words in six minutes and four seconds, Eminem set the global record for the most words in a successful song in 2013. The rapper says 97 words in a single 15-second period. With six No. 1 albums in a row, he also holds the record for most consecutive US No. 1 albums by a solo artist.
Justin Bieber previously held the record for the most “disliked” video online: Justin Bieber holds the record for the most-watched music channel on YouTube, the first to reach three billion views. On January 14, 2016, Bieber became the first artist to occupy the top three spots on the UK singles chart with “Love Yourself”, “Sorry”, and “What Do You Mean?”. Because of his song “Baby,” the artist previously held the world record for most “disliked” video online, but that title has now been taken over by the “YouTube Rewind 2018.”
Snoop Dogg mixed up the world’s largest paradise cocktail: Snoop Dogg created the world’s largest paradise cocktail in 2018, which included 180 1.75-litre bottles of gin, 156 1-litre bottles of apricot brandy, and 28 3.78-litre jugs of orange juice. Later, at the BottleRock Napa Valley Music Festival in California, the drink was distributed to VIPs.