Guiness World Record
Scottish Fold superstar Motimaru breaks world record for most views for a cat on YouTube with nearly 620 million views
Motimaru, a Scottish Fold male cat from Japan, is now a Guinness World Record holder for “Most views for a cat on YouTube” after reaching more than half a billion total views on his channel “motimaru’s diary.”
Establishing a record: Motimaru, or known by his millions of viewers as “Moti-sama,” was certified on Aug. 12 when the superstar cat’s channel hit a total of 619,586,260 views, according to Guinness World Records. Since then, the channel’s total views have already grown to 687,878,088.
K-pop superstar group BTS continues to dominate the global music industry with their hit song “Butter,” finishing at the top of Billboard’s Songs of the Summer Chart, just days after the band was inducted into the Guinness World Records’ Hall of Fame.
Topping the charts: The Songs of the Summer Chart tracks the performance of popular songs based on “weekly streaming-, airplay- and sales-based Billboard Hot 100 from Memorial Day through Labor Day,” according to Billboard.
South Korean pop group BLACKPINK has set several new Guinness World Records for their recently released single “How You Like That.”
The new music video, which garnered more than 86.3 million views when it was first released on June 26, set the new record for “Most viewed YouTube video in 24 hours,” “Most viewed music video on YouTube in 24 hours” and “Most viewed YouTube music video in 24 hours by a K-pop group,” according to Guinness World Records.
Huang Junkai, a 13-year-old teen from Shanghai, China, recently beat his own world Double Dutch record during an international competition.
At the recent Double Dutch Contest Shanghai Vol. 5 last Sunday, Huang smashed his own record after he skipped 136 times in just 30 seconds, which equates to an average of 9.07 times per second, Global Times reported.
The Guinness World Record for having the most robots dancing simultaneously has been officially broken in China with 1,069 dancing robots.
The feat was achieved by WL Intelligent Technology Co, LTD, in Guangzhou, located in the province of Guangdong in southern China. The robots, which are called by its model name Dobi, were originally programmed not only to dance, but also perform other entertaining tasks like sing, box, play football and do Kung Fu moves, according to Guinness.