Beatles’ ‘Hey Jude’ becomes their most downloaded song on iTunes
Sunday, November 21, 2010
The Beatles‘ song became the best-selling song of the band on , since their songs became available there earlier this week.
Hey Jude was released as single by the band on August 26, 1968, and was composed and written byand . It reached number one in both the (September 11–18, 1968) and the US’ (September 28–November 23, 1968). Hey Jude was also the number-one single of the year in the United States.
According to, Hey Jude is followed by , and in popularity, although none of the songs have reached the Top 40.
The Beatles’ songs had not been available previously on iTunes due to a copyright dispute with Apple Inc.
- “Hey Jude becomes most downloaded Beatles song on iTunes” — , November 21, 2010
- Caspar Llewellyn Smith. “Why the Beatles sealed the digital deal with iTunes” — , November 21, 2010
- “Hey Jude” — , 2010
- “Year End Charts – Year-end Singles – The Billboard Hot 100 (Internet Archive)” — , 2007