Let It Stream: Beatles Set Record on Spotify Days After Debut

On Christmas Eve, The Beatles' music became available on Spotify for the first time. Two days later, the band set the record for the most simultaneous streams in the service's history.

In a period of less than a month since the band from Liverpool's tunes hit Spotify, Amazon Prime, Apple Music and six other services, the band's songs have been played 250 million times and counting on Spotify alone.

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Most of the people listening aren't Baby Boomers indulging in nostalgia. The vast majority (79 percent) weren't even born yet when the band broke up in 1970.

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So what songs have been popular? Spotify released a list of the most played tracks so far.

  1. Come Together
  2. Let It Be
  3. Here Comes The Sun
  4. Yesterday
  5. Hey Jude
  6. Love Me Do
  7. Help!
  8. All You Need Is Love
  9. I Want To Hold Your Hand
  10. Something

Spotify published the Beatles data on Friday on its blog, where the company also broke down the top songs by age and gender.