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Justin Bieber breaks 8 Guinness World Records in book’s 2017 edition

Justin Bieber's latest album, "Purpose," his Twitter page

Justin Bieber's latest album, "Purpose," his Twitter page and YouTube channel have landed the Canadian pop star eight records in the Guinness Book of Records 2017 Edition. Credit: AP / Jordan Strauss

Justin Bieber is breaking all sorts of records. The pop star will have eight entries in the Guinness World Records 2017 Edition book thanks to his recent album “Purpose.”

Among his achievements: “What Do You Mean?” was the most streamed track on Spotify in one week, and “Purpose” was the most streamed album on Spotify in one week.

Other records included the most simultaneous tracks on the U.S. singles chart and the most simultaneous new entries in the Billboard Hot 100 by a solo performer.

Bieber also had the most viewed channel on YouTube for an individual, most subscribers on YouTube for a musician (male), most followers on Twitter (male) and he is the first performer to hold all top three positions simultaneously on the U.K. singles chart.

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