450,000 Beatles Albums Sold On iTunes In First Week

According to Billboard, the iTunes Store scored worldwide sales of more than 450,000 Beatles albums in the group’s first week of availability, and more than 2 million individual Beatles songs were downloaded.

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Abbey Road was the top-selling Beatles album in the U.S., while the top selling song was “Here Comes the Sun,” one of five songs chosen by Apple for use in its promotional TV advertisements. Notably, it is unclear whether the total album figure counts the band’s career-spanning Box Set as one or multiple albums, as the $149 set is currently listed at number 50 on the U.S. iTunes Store’s Top Albums chart.

Author: FutureMusic

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