Beyoncé broke the record for having her first six studio albums debut at number one, with her latest album, Renaissance, debuting at no. 1 on the Billboard chart likewise.
The 16-track album sold around 32,000 equivalent units, which means around 179 million streams and 190,000 copies sold as complete packages.
Beyoncé also showed up for the Isley Brothers’ remake of their 1975 hit “Make Me Say It Again, Girl”.
She has 20 record titles to her name, among these best-selling singles in Spain, most Grammy awards won by a vocalist, the most Grammy nominations for a female artist, and the most Grammy Awards won by a female artist.
The 41-year-old has more than a dozen entries in the 2023 edition of the Guinness Book, including the first act to debut at number one with their first six studio albums and the highest annual earnings for a female singer.
She’s also at the top of the list for most current Twitter engagements for a female musician.
The release of Renaissance has been considered an event in global pop culture of its own, and represents the first entry in a three-part project by the American artist.
Part of the reason why Beyoncé’s work has been celebrated with an entry in the Guinness World Records Hall of Fame is how it pays tribute to black dance music.
It features African producers and artists, and empowered other African musicians to add their story to the conversation.
Other famous recent inductees in the Guinness World Records Hall of Fame include BTS, Simone Biles, and Greta Thunberg. Billie Eiliesh also appears in the 2023 edition of the book.
She also celebrated her 41st birthday with a roller-disco theme party at a private mansion in Bel Air, and invited artists such as Adele, Offset, the Kardashians,
Along with their husband, Jay-Z, they have five record titles and are considered the highest earning couple in Hollywood.
As part of her many distinctions, Beyoncé joined Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson as the only artists in Hot 100 history to achieve at least twenty top tens as a solo artist and ten as a member of a group.
Fans of Beyoncé have called her a “once-in-a-lifetime” artist, and praised her constant reinvention of her music, style, and collaborations with her team.
The 2023 Guinness World Records showcases the greatest achievements across categories of space, sports, engineering, entertainment, the human body, life on earth and extraordinary exploits, as explained by an article on Rolling Stone.