Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, JK Rowling on Guiness World Records 2012

Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga and JK Rowling have something in common. So do Prince William, Willow Smith and Miranda Cosgrove.

They’re all listed in the new 2012 “Guinness Book of World Records,” the book’s publisher announced Tuesday, September 13.

Among them, Justin Bieber’s “Baby” was the “Most Popular Video of Any Kind Online,” with 463,820,000 views as of February 16, 2011 (621,558,000 views as of September 13, 2011).

Lady Gaga, for “Most Followers on Twitter” — 11,259,372 as of June 29. The Mother Monster also set a record for “Most Weeks on U.S. Digital Hot Songs” — “Poker Face” was on there for 83 weeks.

The wedding of Prince William to Kate Middleton was crowned “Most Live Streams for a Single Event,” with 72 million streams.

Willow Smith is listed as “Youngest Transatlantic Top 20 Artist.” When she was only 10 years old with her “Whip My Hair”.

J.K. Rowling? Easy. The “Harry Potter” author is listed as “First Billionaire Author.” Her 7th “Harry Potter” books have sold more than 400 million copies worldwide.

Miranda Cosgrove “iCarly” was the “Highest Paid Child Actress,” earning $180,000 per episode, according to Guinness.

17-year-old Angus T. Jones, of “Two and a Half Men,” is listed as “Highest Paid Child Star.” He earned $250,000 per episode.

Source: Guiness/Reuters

Who else do you think should made the list?


30 Comments
  1. Lol at you Bieber fans, as of now:

    Lady Gaga total twitter followers: 18,179,414

    Justin Bieber total twitter followers: 16,535,483

    She’s beating him by more than 1.6 million, just saying in case your heads are still up your arses :)
    Oh and Selena Gomez’ total twitter followers: 9,715,452 – uncomparable to gaga or bieber

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