Guinness World Records™ is the universally recognized ultimate authority in record breaking achievements since 1955. We measure and archive the world's superlatives and celebrate the world's best.
First published in 1955, the annual Guinness World Records™ book has become one of the biggest-selling copyright titles of all time, selling 134 million copies to date in 20 languages and in more than 100 countries.
The internationally renowned brand is now also available across a number of platforms – GWR’s global television shows are watched by 750 million viewers annually; digital media and online record-processing services attract more than 50 million visitors a year; and the live events team annually entertains and inspires 1.5 million people around the world.
GWR receives more than 1,000 applications each week and has a specialized team of multi-language record managers and adjudicators who travel the globe to verify official record attempts.