Best of The Beatles Accomplishments

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The Top Ten

1 Held Top 5 Positions On The Billboard Charts (U.S.) (1964)

1. Can't Buy Me Love, 2. Twist And Shout, 3. She Loves You, 4. I Want To Hold Your Hand, 5. Please Please Me - westofohio

I think they should change the rule on this. I think if your bands song is preventing another of your bands songs from hitting #1 it should be #1 too. So if your have the top 2 songs on the charts, then both songs should be #1 - westofohio

This is the one world record that will never be beating! Also that year on the Australian charts they actually had the top 6 on the charts - westofohio

Will it ever be done again, I think not.

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2 Highest Selling Band Ever

The Beatles are officially the highest-selling music artistes of all time, having sold over a billion copies under their name.

Seriously guys? Not even the top 10? - ultrablastic123

The Beatles deserved what they got, they have been working so hard for their fame.

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3 Most Songs In Top 40 At One Time (12) (1964)

There will never be a group like the beatles again they were once in a lifetime group.

4 First To Have A Promotional Video (1966)
5 Most #1 Albums

Not an easy task...

6 First Performance On The First Satellite Hook Up Around The World (1967)

They Performed "All You Need Is Love" - westofohio

7 Are the #2 selling artist of the 21st Century, over 40 years after they broke up.
8 Most #1 Hits In One Year (6) (1964) (U.S.)

I Want To Hold Your Hand, She Loves You, Can't Buy Me Love, A Hard Days Night, Love Me Do, I Feel Fine - westofohio

They actually had 7 if you count "A World Without Love" by Peter And Gordon which was written by Paul McCartney hit #1. In the U.K. that song and "I'll Be On My Way" by Bill J. Kramer also written by Paul McCartney both hit #1 - westofohio

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9 Most #1 Singles (20) (U.S.)

All these accomplishments in less than 7 years of recording together.

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10 First To Have Backwards Music In Songs

The Newcomers

? EP "Twist And Shout" spent 63 weeks at #1 (Longest at #1 in History)

The Contenders

11 Top 2 Selling Songs In 1964

1. I Want To Hold Your Hand & 2. Can't Buy Me Love - westofohio

1. I Want to hold your hand and 2. She Loves You

12 Have a #1 Album In 2006

I think I the Beatles are the best

13 Biggest T.V. Audience Twice (1964)

Performance Live on The Ed Sullivan Show twice - westofohio

14 Having a #1 After They Split Up
15 35 #1 Albums World Wide
16 Most #1 Billboard Songs (20) (U.S.)
17 Having Top Groups Quit In 1964 After Beatles Come On Scene
18 Most Covered Song In History With "Yesterday"

Over 4,000 artists have covered this song, great lyrics...simple and rememberable!

19 Fastest Selling CD of All-Time With "The Beatles 1" 13 Million Copies In 4 Weeks
20 They Held the Top 2 Spots On the Billboard Charts for 10 Weeks In February - April 1964
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