The list of needless Guinness World Records attempts may be unnecessarily long, but the impactful ones propel the participants into history makers. Now, Nigerian singer Isaac Geralds sets up in Washington, D.C., to make a new record of 110 hours of sing-a-thon.

On June 2, 2024, Isaac Geralds kicked off his attempt to beat India’s Sunil Waghmare’s 105-hour longest consecutive singing session set in 2012.  

Isaac Geralds’ name is stickily carried by his music and performances. He’s an alternative singer-songwriter, music performer and voice coach. Some may recognise him from the MTN Project Fame season four. Some may know him from his songs with Tiwa Savage, M.I Abaga, Falz, Poe, etc. Many more will know him during his GWR attempt. 

Only this time, he’s not doing it for just himself; he’s also raising awareness and funds for kids living with autism. Issac Geralds hopes to raise $500,000 to directly support the Efe Irele Autism Foundation of Nigeria and The Children’s Hospital in DC; two organisations that provide care and support to the autism community.

According to the Guinness rules, Isaac is allowed a set amount of breaks for refreshment and bathroom use. Other than those times , the singing goes on.

Isaac Gerald’s singing session is now on its second day and has garnered global support from American TV personalities like Tisha Lewis and Guy Lambert, along with TV network Fox 5, have rallied behind him. This international support lauds the importance of his endeavour and the widespread recognition of the cause he’s championing in Washington DC.

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