Victor Manuelle and his certificates

Victor Manuelle, the Puerto Rican salsa singer, songwriter, and producer, has sung his way to five new Guinness World Records titles.

who began his professional career in 1993, and to date has sold millions of albums worldwide, sang his way to five new Guinness World Records titles.

The 50 year-old was presented with the Most charted titles on the Billboard Latin Airplay charts (71) and an additional four titles for his success on the Billboard Tropical Airplay Chart in Miami on Monday (10 December).

Since beginning his professional music career in 1993, Victor has sold millions of albums worldwide and achieved more than 70 charting singles which have earned him the following record titles:

  • Most Top 10 hits on the Billboard Tropical Airplay chart - 57
  • Most Top 10 hits on the Billboard Tropical Airplay chart (male) - 57
  • Most No. 1 singles on the Billboard Tropical Airplay Chart - 28 (shared with Marc Anthony)
  • Most charted titles on the Billboard Tropical Airplay chart - 71

Using his perception and intuition to tap into public interests, Victor creates songs that have often become award-winners. He is multi-platinum certified by the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America®) with six platinum singles, eight gold singles, plus 18 Latin GRAMMY® Award nominations and two Latin GRAMMY® Awards.

Victor Manuelle and adjudicator

"I never thought that a phrase that I came to use jokingly as 'let's get a Guinness World Records title,' referring to any successful stage of my career, came true," he said.

"Today, I receive the great news that I officially belong to the prestigious Guinness World Records family in several categories in 2018. I thank God and my extended family, my audience that never fails me. Let's go for more."

Victor Manuelle's respect for salsa is immense. His themes provide stories about love, romance, betrayal, and seduction, while always maintaining an intricate balance between this romantic side and his musical talents. 

His arrangements reveal soulful interpretations with the space to improvise during live performances. With great energy, Victor typically performs with an orchestra packed with the iconic salsa musicians to give his audiences with a memorable musical experience.

"We are proud that incredible music stars such as Victor are part of the Guinness World Records family. His illustrious musical career is now Officially Amazing™," said Ralph Hannah, Guinness World Records adjudicator during the certificate presentation.

To learn about record-breaking music (and our Year in Pop playlist of record-breaking musicians), check out Guinness World Records 2019, which is currently available in stores and online. Find out where you can buy your copy.

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