The latest news to confound the naysayers is that The Beatles have sold 5 million songs, and a million albums, through iTunes in just 2 months.
Apple Insider reports that Apple revealed to The Loop on Friday that the current best-selling album is "Abbey Road," priced at $12.99, while the most popular song is "Here Comes the Sun" from the same album, which costs $1.29 individually.
The numbers show that the pace of sales has slowed since the first week of availability, when 450,000 albums were sold, along with 2 million songs. Then again, the best-selling album and song were "Abbey Road" and "Here Comes the Sun," respectively.
The Beatles catalog came to iTunes in mid-November, after a wait of more than 7 years since when the iTunes Store opened and began selling music. Apple and the Beatles' parent company, Apple Corps, were involved in a trademark dispute for years, before it was finally settled in 2007.
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Here is the Beatles iTunes catalogue, in order of release:
Please Please Me - The Beatles
With The Beatles - The Beatles
A Hard Day's Night - The Beatles
Beatles For Sale - The Beatles
Help! - The Beatles
Rubber Soul - The Beatles
Revolver - The Beatles
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band - The Beatles
Magical Mystery Tour - The Beatles
The Beatles (White Album) - The Beatles
Yellow Submarine - The Beatles
Abbey Road - The Beatles
Let It Be - The Beatles
The Beatles 1962–1966 (The Red Album) - The Beatles
The Beatles 1967–1970 (The Blue Album) - The Beatles
Past Masters, Vols. 1 & 2 - The Beatles
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