Tuesday, May 21, 2024

The Beatles Hit the Top 10 For the First Time in 27 Years, Sell 120K Copies of “Now and Then” in the US


The Beatles are back in the top 10.

According to Luminate, “Now and Then” has sold 120,000 copies including 32,000 actual 45s or downloads. The rest is from streaming.

The result is Billboard putting “Now and Then” at number 7 on the Top 100. It’s the first time in 27 years the Beatles have been on the charts. The last time was with “Real Love” and “Free as a Bird.”

“Now and Then” is also number 1 in the UK, number 4 on iTunes. The Beatles newly remixed “red” and “blue” albums are in the top 10 on iTunes and amazon.

The official music video is up to 28 million views.

Roger Friedman
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Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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