It's no secret that celebrities are often the most, the best, the biggest, the loudest and other superlatives. But did you know that some of them actually hold Guinness Records for these feats? Check out which stars have been officially recognized for exceeding the norm.

Lady Gaga
Gaga is on top, holding even more recent Guinness Records than most. As of the 2011 edition of the Guinness Record Book (released just this September), Gaga is the most-searched-for woman on the internet, claiming the title from its 2010 holder, Sarah Palin.
Gaga's "Bad Romance" holds the record for the single that spent the most weeks on the UK pop charts: 154 in total. She's the first recording artist to release an album that scored four number-one hits on the Billboard pop charts. And finally, Guinness gave her a nod for being the first to have 1 billion people view her videos online. Whew!

Michael Jackson
Though Gaga dominated the 2011 Guinness Records, MJ is still the king. Among the late icon's accomplishments: most successful concert series (a seven-night series in England in July 1988), the biggest-selling album ever ("Thriller," of course), the most
Grammy awards in a single year (eight, for "Thriller), the largest contract ($890 million with Sony), greatest audience (NBC's broadcast of the 1993 Super Bowl, at which Jackson performed), and highest-paid TV commercial spokesperson ($12 million to do four commercials for Pepsi).
As far as we can tell, he hasn't been given a Guinness Record for being the entertainer with the most Guinness Records … yet.
Taylor Swift
The country star can thank her cross-genre appeal for her Guinness Record. In 2009 she got the award for scoring the most hits on the U.S. Top 20 for her album "Fearless," which spawned six successful singles.
Beyonce and Jay-Z
The most recent edition of the Guinness Book of World Records gave this couple the title "Biggest Power Couple" for collectively earning $122 million since 2009. We all knew these two had change to spare, but now they have official documentation that they're bigger deals
than Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes
Lindsay Lohan
Oh, no-han -- Lindsay has earned the dubious honor of being the 2011 edition's "most infamous celeb." Believe it or not, the Guinness people actually have a means of calculating this, and it involves the number of times a person's name shows up in major news sources and the
nature of the mentions. We just think it's funny that some bean-counter had to use math to determine that Lindsay is a train wreck.
Daniel Radcliffe and Emma Watson
The "Harry Potter" stars got a nod in the 2010 edition of the Guinness Book of World Records for their box office success in the 2000-2009 decade. Radcliffe was named the highest-grossing actor, with his films averaging a $558 million gross. Watson did fewer films but scored an
even higher average gross: $753.7 million.
Madonna
Of course, the Donner stands high among the music greats to take home Guinness Records, including the honor of being top-selling female artist of all time, with 75 million albums sold in the U.S. and 125 million more in other countries. But we're even more impressed with
another of her Guinness Records: the most costume changes in a film, which Madonna picked up for the 370-some outfits she wore in "Evita."
Tiger Woods
Even following the scandal-ridden last year, golfer Tiger Woods was still crowned "most powerful sports celeb" by the Guinness people. We're not completely clear what this distinction means or how it was calculated, but it speaks to his legacy as a golf superstar that he'd still
take home that title after the grandly miserable state of his life.
Miley Cyrus
In the 2011 edition of Guinness Records, the 21-and-below set dominated and even Miley Cyrus scored one for "Most Charted Teenager" after "Party in the USA" became the 29th of her songs to appear on the Billboard Top 100 charts. We imagine the 17-year-old
keeps the certificate in the mansion that she reserves just for awards.
Will Ferrell
It's not his record per se, but the funnyman made Guinness Record news when, on Oct. 2, 2010 he emceed the largest-ever assembly of superheroes. Seriously. As part of a promotion for his current movie, "Megamind," 1,580 people gathered dressed as Batman,
Superman, Spider-Man and other be-tighted do-gooders, creating a new World Record in the process.
Regis Philbin
It makes perfect sense that Philbin, who has basically lived his life in front of cameras, would get an award for doing so. In 2004, the Guinness folks announced that Philbin held worldwide record for the most TV hours logged. Way to endure, Reege.
Samuel L. Jackson
Though people using different calculations arrive at other conclusions, the Guinness number-crunchers claim that Jackson is the highest-grossing actor in the world on grounds that the 68 films he has appeared in have raked in $7.42 billion. Alternately, he's the second- or
seventh-highest grossing actor if you only count lead or non-cameo roles, but we're sure Jackson accepted the honor nonetheless.
Ozzy Osbourne
The former Black Sabbath singer and now-beloved fumbly old man helped create a new Guinness Record on June 15, 2010, when he led 52,000 people at Dodger Stadium in the longest, loudest scream by a crowd. We'd like to think that the event, which was designed to promote
Ozzy's newest album, also should count for the biggest simultaneous release of stress ever.
Susan Boyle
The 49-year-old singer may have found fame late in life, but she can still hold her own against today's tween popstars. Boyle holds three records: the fastest-selling album by a British woman, the most successful album sales during a debut week by a British artist and, most
impressively, the oldest artist to get a number-one debut album in either the U.K. or U.S. Go Su-Bo!
Debbie Gibson
Not to be outdone by all the youngsters of the Britney age or even the Taylor Swift age, '80s pop princess Debbie Gibson scored a Guinness Record back in 1987, when she was only 16, for being the youngest recording artist to write, perform and produce a number-one single.
Take that, everyone else.

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