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The Beatles arrive on 9 different streaming music services

Zach Epstein
December 23rd, 2015 at 8:13 AM
The Beatles Streaming

The Beatles used a webpage that looks like it was designed in the late 1990s to announce their arrival in the twenty-first century. Beginning at 12:01 a.m. local time on December 24th in every time zone around the world, a huge portion of The Beatles’ catalog will be available to stream on nine different services. In other words, a whole lot of Beatles fans will have a very merry Christmas this year, and a bunch of rich people just got much, much richer.

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The Beatles have long been the biggest band in the world to be omitted from services like Spotify and Slacker, but the group that owns the rights to the band’s catalog finally relented. 13 remastered studio albums have been made available on streaming services, as well as four additional albums from the band’s special collection. Here’s a complete list of streaming music services that are now home to The Beatles:

  • Spotify
  • Apple Music
  • Slacker
  • Tidal
  • Microsoft Groove
  • Rhapsody
  • Deezer
  • Google Play
  • Amazon Prime

The biggest name left off the list is obviously Pandora, which uses a radio-only streaming model so it already had access to Beatles songs. The services above all offer on-demand streaming in addition to radio stations, and it’s very likely that special terms were reached with the owners of The Beatles’ catalog in order to make the deal happen.

Zach Epstein

Zach Epstein has worked in and around ICT for more than 15 years, first in marketing and business development with two private telcos, then as a writer and editor covering business news, consumer electronics and telecommunications. Zach’s work has been quoted by countless top news publications in the US and around the world. He was also recently named one of the world's top-10 “power mobile influencers” by Forbes, as well as one of Inc. Magazine's top-30 Internet of Things experts.

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