Beatles sold more than 2 million songs and 450,000 albums on iTunes in first week

Released on November 16, the catalog of 13 albums have brought The Beatles back to top selling charts: more than two million songs and more than 450,000 albums sold in their first week of release on Apple iTunes store.

“Abbey Road” was the top selling album out of the 13 albums, and “Here Comes the Sun” was the best-selling individual song.

Via Reuters

The Beatles now on iTunes


Turns out that the big iTunes announcement is The Beatles on iTunes. The biggest band and the biggest online music store, rightly so.

Starting today, the group’s 13 legendary remastered studio albums with iTunes LPs, the two-volume “Past Masters” compilation and the classic “Red” and “Blue” collections are available for purchase and download on iTunes® worldwide as either albums or individual songs. Fans can also get a special digital “Beatles Box Set” featuring the “Live at the Washington Coliseum, 1964” concert film, a worldwide iTunes exclusive which captures the Beatles’ very first US concert.

The Beatles on iTunes

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