The Beatles' tracks to be available for streaming come Christmas

According to Billboard, The Beatles will soon be available for streaming for the first time since music streaming turned into such a big business.  Once this happens on Christmas Eve, you will be able to stream as many The Beatles' songs as you want.

"While Billboard has received conflicting reports on the timing of the Fab Four's arrival to streaming platforms, there's a strong indication that fans will be able to hear "Hey Jude" on Thursday, Dec. 24," said the report.

However, it is not yet known as to which streaming service will run The Beatles' tracks, but as of now, Apple Music and Spotify seem to be the frontrunners.

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Apple had made The Beatles Catalogue available on iTunes back in 2010 and it turned out to be a roaring success. Over two million songs were downloaded within days and if Apple brings in The Beatles tracks on Apple Music, it could be a shot in the arm for the Cupertino giant's music streaming service.

So far, neither Apple nor its competitors like Spotify, Tidal, Deezer or Slacker have commented on the news which is understandable. However, we're sure that an official announcement is due from the winning service ahead of the launch. We feel Apple Music has a great chance of being the preferred streaming service not only because of its presence in iOS devices but also because Apple has recently launched it on Google Play Store for monthly subscriptions of £9.99.

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There is also a chance that The Beatles catalogue may appear in several streaming services at the same time around Christmas Eve, says Billboard. This would be great for fans who love The Beatles but only use one streaming service at a time.

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