Sales Of Beatles Music Through iTunes Have Been Excellent. Their Most Purchased Album Has Been “Abbey Road”, While The Most Sought-After Track Has Been “Here Comes The Sun”.
“How well would the Beatles’ music sell if it became available digitally?”
That was a recurrent question for years on end. But now that the Beatles are finally featured on the iTunes Store, the time for speculations has ended.
The results are quite impressive. The band sold 450,000 albums and 2,000,000 individual tracks on its first week on iTunes alone.
To give you an idea of how good these numbers are, Led Zeppelin sold just 300,000 songs on the week its music went digital. Continue reading
At Long Last, The Beatles Are On iTunes
It took longer than it took the surviving members of The Who to record a comeback album (slight exaggeration), but on the 16th of November of this year The Beatles’ music has finally become available for purchase on the iTunes Store.
That date is anything but coincidental, of course. It was on such a date that the band’s first video clip was shown on American television. That was a good couple of months before they disembarked on American soil and hysteria broke loose.
If you visit the iTunes Store right now, you will see that the band has taken over the page completely.
This comes after years of discussions between Apple, EMI and Apple Corps (the outfit founded by The Beatles). Continue reading