Why did it take so long for The Beatles to be on Spotify?

On the 24th December at 12.01 am, The Beatles’ music became available on different online streaming platforms like Spotify, Deezer and Amazon. Explore why this has taken so long. What are the conditions for an artist to put his music online? What are the politics of music streaming? Why were The Beatles’ franchise to reluctant to go into streaming? What is there to win/to loose?

  • Most of it probably comes down to 1) who owns the rights to the song 2) how much streaming services have to pay – JLaurenceCohen 7 years ago

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