Published On: Tue, Dec 29th, 2015

Audience streamed Beatles songs 70 million times



English rock band The Beatles are getting new viewers by streaming and spectators have an untimely finding “Come Together” is the preferred song from the Fab Four.

The band formed in Liverpool in 1960 with four members was the best-selling band in history and them on Thursday has finished an elongated embargo and made its index accessible by streaming, the fast-growing segment of on-demand online music.

The major streaming service, Spotify, told that fans in the initial three days of Christmas holidays had streamed Beatles songs 70 million times and it illustrates that on usual each user of the site snoop one Beatles song.

Spotify further illustrates that “Come Together” was on number one as the most well-liked song, which has more than 2.3 million streams as of early Monday.

Whereas Spotify did not give analysis on the rock song from 1969, which  was the start-up the song “Abbey Road,” The Beatles’ best-selling album.

“Here Comes the Sun,” also off “Abbey Road,” was also among the most listened although it was outpaced by two other Beatles tunes with themes of hope — “Let It Be” and “Hey Jude.”

The company Spotify stated that 65 percent listeners of the rock band were under age 34, they are too juvenile to have straight reminiscences of the band that came up in 1970.

The company, Spotify, founder and CEO Daniel Ek stated in a blog posting that “We’re helping introduce a new generation of fans to the most important band in history,”

Spotify has gained much criticism by artists, particularly Taylor Swift, she disagreed that the streaming service does not pay back enough to artists.

Spotify has a difference of opinion about accused and attempted to reveal streaming as an unusual source of development in a great sluggish music industry.

Ek, who is 32-year-old, described that “My grandmother was into jazz and my grandfather was an opera singer. The one thing in my youth that everyone in my family — my mom, uncle, aunt and grandparents — could all agree on musically was The Beatles,”


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Sidra Muntaha

- Sidra Tul Muntaha is a journalist (MA-Mass Communication and M.Phil in Mass Communication) based in Lahore. She is working as an editor at fashion, style and entertainment in the section of the Kooza. She writes fashion and entertainment articles for The Kooza News.