The British boyband’s unparalleled chart success earns the former five-piece multiple entries in the Guinness World Records 2016 edition.
The singer-songwriter’s 2014 ballad “Thinking Out Loud” took a record 19 weeks to reach the top of the UK’s Official Singles Chart.
The American songstress earns her place in our 2016 book by banking the most million-selling weeks on US albums charts.
An attempt to circumvent illegal downloading earns HBO’s global hit show a place in this year's annual for Largest TV drama simulcast.
Brad Pitt, Jay-Z and The Simpsons also among stand-out entertainment records to grace the pages of new annual.
A key reason for Guinness World Records enduring appeal and longevity is how it has managed to move with the times.
Since it's inception 60 years ago, Guinness World Records has become a mirror to the changing world around us.
Contest challenges kids 7-12 to think about a record THEY would like to break in the next 20 years.
To mark the occasion, we take a look back at some of our most iconic records and how they have changed - or remained the same – in infographic form.
Since 1955, many Guinness World Records categories have been discontinued for various good reasons. Here are a few highlights.
See Aussie performance artist Chayne Hultgren aka The Space Cowboy go under the wheels of 20 motorcycles in this classic clip from 2011
Theme park's mighty spider sculpture set to terrify water slide thrillseekers in Australia
For the second year running, Guinness World Records is partnering with Brick and will be attending this year’s events in Birmingham and London.
Celebrate the 101st birthday of the world's dearest bear by discovering the largest collection of Winnie the Poo memorabilia.
Adjudicator Phillip Robertson recalls the moment the Seattle Seahawks reclaimed the record title for the loudest crowd roar.
Guinness World Records is today pleased to confirm that Japan's Yasutaro Koide (Japan) has been officially recognised as the Oldest person living (male) at the impressive age of 112 years and 161 days.
The participants got onto one of 113 double beds which were placed in rows outside the Sheraton Langfang Chaobai River Hotel.
In this week's classics video, we introduce Sweet Pea, a dog with incredible balancing skills.
An incredible display of pedal power in Thailand at the weekend saw a new record set for Most people participating in bicycle parades simultaneously (multiple venues).
Recently established as the oldest male twins alive, Pierre and Paul Langerock (Belgium) have spoken about the secret to their longevity.