During the heyday of The Beatles, they sold more albums and singles than any other band in history. They sold a total of over 600 million records worldwide, making them the top-selling band of all time. Despite their legendary success, they are still recording and selling records today. Here’s a look at their chart history and how they dominated the music industry in the 1960s.
The Beatles started out as an all-male group consisting of Paul McCartney, John Lennon, Ringo Starr, and George Harrison. They formed the group in 1963 and made their debut album Please Please Me in 1964.
The Beatles’ songbook remains the most lucrative in popular music history. They have had 24 consecutive Top 10 hits from 1964 to 1976. Their songbook also includes the top 20 hits in the U.S. and Canada.
The Beatles sold 1.6 billion singles in the U.S., making them the best-selling artist in the U.S. and arguably the best-selling band of all time.
The Beatles also dominated the Billboard singles chart in 1964. The band had twenty hits on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart, which makes them the most successful group of all time.
They also dominated the British singles and EP charts in 1964. Their album Rubber Soul sold more than 50 million copies worldwide.
The Beatles are still selling records today. They are the biggest selling band of all time and the biggest selling artist in the world. Their sales numbers are based on RIAA certified sales.