Afua Asantewaa Aduonum clinched the Guinness World Record title for the lengthiest solo singing marathon. By the time the clock struck 7 a.m. on Friday, December 29, 2023, Afua had sung continuously for an impressive 126 hours and 52 minutes. This achievement surpasses the previous record-holder, Indian vocalist Sunil Waghmare, who achieved a 105-hour performance back in March 2012.
On Thursday, December 28, 2023, at precisely 9:10 a.m., Afua surpassed Waghmare’s milestone and continued for an additional 21 hours. Her remarkable journey began at the stroke of midnight on December 24, 2023, at Akwaaba village.
As an entrepreneur deeply passionate about music, Afua committed her marathon entirely to showcasing Ghanaian melodies. Her mesmerizing performances attracted a diverse audience, including renowned musicians and influential politicians.
This remarkable feat by Afua garnered immense support from Ghanaians, resonating both locally and across various social media channels. The event became a symbol of unity, fostering a strong sense of national pride among spectators.
After she successfully completed, Afua took to her Facebook wall to shared a post on Friday, Afua to express her gratitude, stating, “THIS IS WHERE I END MY JOURNEY! 126 HOURS, 52 MINS. WE BROKE A RECORD AND SET A NEW ONE. IT WAS YOUR LOVE, DEDICATION, MOTIVATION AND PRAYERS THAT GAVE ME THE STRENGTH TO GET ON MY FEET EVERY TIME AND KEEP GOING FOR THIS LONG. IT WOULDN’T HAVE BEEN POSSIBLE WITHOUT YOU! THANK YOU EVERYONE, THANK YOU GHANA!