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Hollywood – In another Beatles exclusive, Apple’s (NASD: AAPL) iTunes Store has added the Beatles "LOVE" album and a feature-length documentary about the making of "The Beatles LOVE by Cirque du Soleil." Both the album and the doc ("All Together Now") are now available for pre-order, and will be released on iTunes worldwide on Feb. 8. The announcement also states that the Beatles have now sold more than 5 million songs and 1 million albums on iTunes worldwide.
Los Angeles – Over 5 million Beatles songs and over half a million full albums have been sold from Apple’s iTunes Store since the tracks first became available for purchase digitally on Nov. 16, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The tracks and albums are being offered for $1.29 and $12.99, respectively. The top-selling Beatles track on iTunes so far is "Here Comes the Sun."
Cupertino, Calif. - Following years of legal wrangling and often-contentious negotiations, Apple (NASD: AAPL) on Tuesday began selling the Beatles’ catalog through its iTunes Store. Single albums are available for purchase and download for $12.99 each, double albums for $19.99 each and individual songs for $1.29 each.
Through agreements with Apple Corps Ltd. and EMI, the service is now selling 13 of the legendary band’s remastered studio albums, as well as the two-volume “Past Masters” compilation and classic “Red” and “Blue” collections.
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