The Weeknd Has Set Two New Guinness World Records

The Weeknd Guinness World Record

The Weeknd continues to make headlines, and this one is surely well worth congratulations.

Earning recognition in the Guinness World Records 2017 edition, the Toronto star has set not one, but two new Guinness World Records for his acclaimed, Grammy Award-winning album Beauty Behind the Madness.


Released on August 28, 2015, the breakthrough album was the Most Streamed Album on Spotify in One Year, current (unique listeners). Between December 1, 2014 and December 1, 2015, Beauty Behind the Madness amassed an incredible 60 million listeners on the streaming service.

Further cementing his place in record-breaking history, the 26-year-old also earned the record title for Most Consecutive Weeks in the Top 10 of Billboard’s Hot 100 by a Solo Male Artist.

Abel spent 45 consecutive weeks inside the Top 10 between March 7, 2015 and January 9, 2016.

In addition, “Can’t Feel My Face,” the album’s third single, had 448,334,867 streams alone by January 2016.

Beauty Behind the Madness has sold 3 millions copies worldwide since it was released in August 2015.

To make is official, Guinness World Records visited The Weeknd at a recording studio in Los Angeles, to present him with his awards.

Congrats Abel!



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