Spotify Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of The Beatles’ Abbey Road

The music-streaming service shared an exclusive playlist and some data

Beatles music has been streamed on Spotify nearly 1.7 billion times so far in 2019 - Credit by Spotify
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Music streaming service Spotify is celebrating the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ Abbey Road album with an exclusive playlist, The Beatles Abbey Road Experience.


Spotify said Beatles music has been streamed on its platform nearly 1.7 billion times so far in 2019, adding that “Here Comes the Sun,” from the Abbey Road album, is the band’s most-streamed song, at more than 350 million.

And while Abbey Road may be turning 50, the age group that accounts for the most Beatles listening on Spotify, over 30%, happens to be 18- through 24-year-olds.

Spotify shared the top Beatles songs by age group:

  • 18 through 24: “Yesterday”
  • 25 through 29: “Come Together”
  • 30 through 34: “I Want to Hold Your Hand”
  • 35 through 44: “Blackbird”
  • 45 through 54: “Here Comes the Sun”
  • 55+: “Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)”

david.cohen@adweek.com David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.
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