His debut album In the Lonely Hour broke the record for the Most Consecutive Weeks in the UK Top 10 Album Charts having stayed on for 69 weeks. Furthermore Smith now holds the record for First James Bond theme to reach No.1 in the UK charts with "Writing's on the Wall" the theme for the upcoming Spectre film.
In the Lonely Hour rocketed to No. 1 when it came out in May 2014 and managed to hold steady in the top 10 for 69 consecutive weeks until last week when it fell to No. 11. It's now back at No. 6.
He's stolen the record from Emeli Sande, whose Our Version of Events stayed on for 66 weeks. She took the record from the Beatles, whose debut album Please Please Me, which spent 62 successive Top 10 chart weeks following its release in March 1963.
Since "Writing's on the Wall" shot up straight to No. 1, Smith was broke with another record. It was the first time in history that a James Bond soundtrack has ever taken the top spot.
"This is so amazing! It's such an honor to be recognized by Guinness World Records," said Smith a the official certificate presentation at RAK Studios in north London. "It's been an unbelievable eighteen months - The album exceeded even my wildest dreams thanks to the incredible support of my fans, and to record the first ever Bond theme to reach No.1 in the UK is a real privilege."