Friday 16 September 6:02 a.m.
By Jay-Jay Feeney
Adele, Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga and Rihanna have all secured a place in the "Guinness Book of World Records".
Adele earned three BRITISH records. She was the first female to have two singles and two albums in the U.K. top five simultaneously, which only the BEATLES had achieved before in 1963.
Her latest album, "21", became the first album in U.K. chart history to sell 3 million copies in one calendar year.
And she had the most consecutive weeks with the #1 album in the U.K. for a solo female. She had an 11-week streak.
In the U.S., Lady Gaga set a new record for most weeks on the Digital Hot Songs chart . . . with 83. She also has the "Most Followers on Twitter". She had over 11.2 million followers at the cut-off date of June 29th. She now has nearly 13.5 million followers.
"Guinness" also named Justin Bieber's "Baby" video the "Most Popular Video of Any Kind Online." It had 463,820,304 views as of February 16th of this year.
The Black Eyed Peas' "I Gotta Feeling" has become the Biggest Selling Download in the U.K. It's the first-ever track to go over 1 million downloads in England.
Rihanna became the first female to have #1 singles in the U.K. for five consecutive years, from 2007 to 2011. Only Elvis and The Beatles have had more in consecutive years.
U2 got a mention for having the Highest Grossing Music Tour. Their 360 Tour just wrapped its two-year run in July.