Before Guinness World Records 2009 Edition hit the shelves on Wednesday, September 17, their 2009 list of top celebrities has been unveiled and among those inscribed in are Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. The Hollywood power couple has been dubbed Most Powerful Actor and Actress respectively. Taking the ultimate titles, Pitt ended Tom Cruise's reign, while Jolie pushed off last year topper Jennifer Aniston.
Apart from Pitt and Jolie, former pop princess Britney Spears has been named the Most Searched Person on the Internet. Following her personal turmoil and recent turnaround with winning the Best Female Video, Best Pop Video and Video of the Year at the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards, the 26-year-old has taken the crown from last year's winner, Paris Hilton.
Furthermore, the list also includes actor Christopher Lee for Most Connected Living Actor since he has more links to other stars, "Lost" for the Most Downloaded Television Series, Amy Winehouse for Most Grammy Awards Won by a British Female Act in a Single Year, and director Tim Burton and actor Johnny Depp for Most Lucrative Hollywood Movie Partnership. The most powerful categories has been determined by Guinness officials grounding on several factors, including Internet searches and financial earnings.